'Students wishing to obtain an overview of a topic either before or after studying it are well served ... The difficult question will not be why this book was written but how we coped without it.'
Robert Stevens, Herbert Smith Freehills Professor of English Private Law, Oxford, reviewing English Private Law First Edition
Principles of English Commercial Law provides students with a high-quality overview of this key area of English Law. Drawing together updated chapters from the third edition of English Private Law, the subjects covered are the law on agency, sale ofgoods, cardage of goods by sea, carnage of goods by air and land, insurance, banking, bailment, security, and insolvency. Written by a team of acknowledged experts, the chapters give a clear, simple, and accurate overview of the guiding principles and rules of English commercial law, a vital topic in law degrees and on professional courses. Whether looking for an accessible, conceptual introduction to the area, or a handy revision reference, students will fend this book invaluable.
Edited by Andrew Burrows QC, FBA, DCL, Professor of the Law of England, University of Oxford, Fellow of All Souls College.
Contributors to the volume:
Michael Bridge FBA, London School of Economics and National University of Singapore
Malcolm Clarke, St John's College, Cambridge
Richard Hooley, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Ewan McKendrick QC, University of Oxford
Norman Palmer QC, CBE, FSA, 3 Stone Buildings, Lincoln's Inn
Francis Reynolds QC, FBA, DCL, Worcester College, Oxford
Francis Rose, University of Southampton
Lionel Smith, McGill University, Montreal, and King's College London.