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Commercial litigation: damages and other remedies for breach of contract

Commercial litigation: damages and other remedies for breach of contract

Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland > England and Wales > Damages

Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): R. A. Ribeiro
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: London : Thorogood, ©2005
  • Type: Book
  • Series title: Thorogood professional insights., A specially commissioned report.
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/commercial-litigation-damages-and-other-remedies-for-breach-of-contract/ (Stable identifier)

Short Description

VI, 86 leaves ; 30 cm.

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Commercial litigation: damages and other remedies for breach of contract is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Responsable Person: Robert Ribeiro.
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Copyright Date: 2005
  • Location: London
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 2 editions
  • First edition Date: 2005
  • Last edition Date: 2005
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD703.D3
  • Dewey Code: 346.41020269
  • ISBN: 1854183974 9781854183972
  • OCLC: 75712889

Main Contents

THE STARTING POINT FOR CALCULATIONS; * A comparison of different remedies available; * for breach of contract; * Selecting the appropriate remedy: Hyundai Heavy Industries Co Ltd v Papadopoulos (1980) 2 All.E.R; * The remedy of Quantum Meruit; * Damages versus debt: Jervis v Harris (1996); * Damages: the basic principle of assessment; * The rules of remoteness; * 'Remoteness of damages': what does this mean? * Putting together several different heads of claim:; * Hayes v Dodd (1990) 2 All.E.R; * Damages for mental distress; * Interest and financing charges; * What is 'consequential loss, or damage'; how does it relate to the principles already set out?.; 2 THE MEASUREMENT OF DAMAGES; * Putting figures to the claim; * The rule against double counting; * Taxation and 'double counting'; * Double counting and the recouping of loss; * The rules about mitigation of loss; 3 SPECIAL CASES INVOLVING DAMAGES; * Damages for loss of a chance; * Chances of earnings or of profitability: Days Medical Aids v Pihsiang Machinery Manufacturing Co (2004) 1 All.E.R. (Comm); * Contributory negligence and the measurement of damages; * Drafting terms to control remedies; * The Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977; * Liquidated damages; * Clauses about currency and interest; * The breach date rule; * Summarizing the principles applicable to a claim for damages; 4 OTHER REMEDIES FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT; * The remedies; * The declaratory judgment; * Retention of a deposit; * Rescission; * Specific performance and specific delivery; * Injunctions; * The remedy of rectification; * Indemnities: what is their purpose?; APPENDICES.

Summary Note

Sets out a systematic approach for assessing the remedies for various types of breach of contract, what the remedies mean in terms of compensation, and how the compensation is calculated. This report examines The Case Law as well as earlier cases, and explores the issues involved, in particular the defences. '''

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Breach of contract
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