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The Principles of the Law of Restitution

Graham Virgo


This edition of this title has been rewritten to reflect the significant changes in the law of restitution and the expansion in the theoretical and critical commentary on the subject. Following important decisions of the Supreme Court and other courts, large-scale changes have been made to the chapters on enrichment, at the expense of the claimant, mistake, claims against public authorities, and change of position. Additionally, this edition contains a new chapter on the operation of juridical bars on restitutionary claims. References to developments in other jurisdictions have been expanded f ... More

Keywords: Supreme Court, courts, enrichment, juridicalal bars, restitutionary claims, English law, law of restitution, wrongs, property rights

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Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780198726388
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198726388.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Graham Virgo, author
Reader in English Law and Fellow and Senior Tutor, Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge, and Downing College, Cambridge

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