Agency: Law and Principles

Paperback | November 24, 2013

byRoderick Munday

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This work has addressed the need among commercial practitioners for a quick reference treatment of the law of agency. Since the Commercial Agents (Council Directive) Regulations of 1993, questions of agency have become a regular feature of the commercial practitioner's work. This book explainsthe Regulations in significant detail and addresses the application of agency principles according to particular classes of commercial agents operating in the major commercial sectors. The new edition maintains the cutting-edge approach of the first by placing greater emphasis on contemporary case law to reflect the realities of modern commercial practice. Noted for its uniquely clear and accessible style, this work also functions as the ideal introduction to agency principles forstudents, with a detailed introductory section covering the principles of agency. This work combines sharp analysis of the principles and theory with a practical approach to the application of the law in a modern context.

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This work has addressed the need among commercial practitioners for a quick reference treatment of the law of agency. Since the Commercial Agents (Council Directive) Regulations of 1993, questions of agency have become a regular feature of the commercial practitioner's work. This book explainsthe Regulations in significant detail and a...

Roderick Munday is a Reader in the Faculty of Law and Fellow and Director of Studies in Law at Peterhouse. Dr Munday currently lectures in the Law Faculty at Cambridge on the Law of Contract, Commercial Law, Criminal Procedure and Criminal Evidence, and Comparative Law. His research interests are varied, but largely centre upon the Law...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:456 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.07 inPublished:November 24, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199681619

ISBN - 13:9780199681617

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Table of Contents

1. The Nature of Agency2. Creation of Agency3. The Actual Authority of the Agent4. Apparent Authority5. Authority Deriving from Agency of Necessity6. Ratification7. The Agent's Liability for Breach of Warranty of Authority8. Legal Relations between Principal and Agent: Duties the Agent Owes to his Principal9. Legal Relations Between Principal and Agent: Rights of the Agent Against the Principal10. Legal Relations Between Principal and Third Party11. The Tortious Liabilities of Principal and Agent12. Legal Relations Between Agent and Third Party13. Termination of Agency

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"To tackle this reasonably 'new' area of the law of agency in a general book on the topic further helps to highlight the relevance of agency as a modern commercial marketing tool for businesses. Overall this contribution represents a very useful addition to the scholarship in this area andwill assist many readers to further their understanding of this fascinating area" --Severine Saintier, Legal Studies