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Private International Law: A Case Study

V.C. Govindaraj


In deciding cases of private international law or conflict of laws, as it is widely known, judges of the Supreme Court in India generally consult the works of renowned English jurists like Dicey and Cheshire. This volume argues that our country should have its own system of resolving inter-territorial issues with cross-border implications. The author critically analyses cases covering areas such as the law of obligations, the law of persons, the law of property, foreign judgments, and foreign arbitral awards. The author provides his perspectives on the application of law in each case. The idea ... More

Keywords: Conflict of laws, English jurists, inter-territorial issues, India

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780199489282
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199489282.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

V.C. Govindaraj, author
Former dean and professor, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi, India