The Law of Limitation

Hardcover | September 29, 2018

byGerard McMeel

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This much-awaited practical compendium on the subject of limitation will greatly assist practitioners in all fields of civil litigation. The topic is set in the fullest possible context, with thorough coverage of the commonly arising matters in tort and contract, supplemented by expert andfine-tuned analysis of a wide range specialist frameworks. Insolvency, company law, and arbitration are among the more rarely discussed practical contexts presented here. Analysis of statutory limitation under the Limitation Act 1980 and a range of other intersecting statutes (including The MerchantShipping Act; The Foreign Limitation Periods Act; International Transport Conventions; and contractual or other time bars) is brought together under one volume, edited by a renowned specialist in the field. Part I begins with a brief historical introduction to the subject of limitation before taking the reader through the general categories of claim, in tort (personal injury, defective products, personal property; defamation and fatal accidents), in contract, in real and personal property, and in manyof the most common areas. Factors postponing or extending time are fully discussed in the Part II. Specialist contexts including banking, the administration of estates, employment and discrimination, companies, insolvency, and arbitration are covered in Part III. Transecting statutory regimes whichimpact upon limitation in a domestic or international context are the subject of Part IV. The book concludes with procedural advice for pleading a defence of limitation, drafting statements of case, and understanding the relationship with the Civil Procedure Rules. The Limitation Act 1980 isprovided in full along with other relevant provisions.

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This much-awaited practical compendium on the subject of limitation will greatly assist practitioners in all fields of civil litigation. The topic is set in the fullest possible context, with thorough coverage of the commonly arising matters in tort and contract, supplemented by expert andfine-tuned analysis of a wide range specialist ...

Gerard McMeel is a Professor of Law at University of Manchester, and a member of Guildhall Chambers, Bristol, as well as a door tenant at Quadrant Chambers in London. He is the author of The Construction of Contracts 2e (OUP, 2011), a co-editor of McMeel and Virgo on Financial Advice and Financial Products 2e Looseleaf (OUP, 2007). Gu...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:575 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.98 inPublished:September 29, 2018Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Introduction1. Henry Stevens and Daisy Brown: Background (including Historical Introduction)2. Henry Stevens and Daisy Brown: Calculating TimeSTATUTORY LIMITATION AND GENERAL CATEGORIES OF CLAIM3. Adrian Palmer QC and John Virgo: Claims in Tort: General Principles4. Adrian Palmer QC, Julian Benson and Oliver Moore: Claims in Tort: Personal Injury5. Adrian Palmer QC, Julian Benson and Oliver Moore: Claims in Tort: Fatal Accidents Act6. Adrian Palmer QC, Julian Benson and Oliver Moore: Claims in Tort: Defective Products7. Adrian Palmer QC: Claims in Tort: Defamation and Malicious Falsehood8. Adrian Palmer QC, Julian Benson and Oliver Moore: Claims in Tort: Exclusion of Time Limit in Personal Injury Cases9. Adrian Palmer QC and John Virgo: Claims in Tort: Extending Time in Property Damage and Financial Loss Cases10. Ross Fentem and Holly Doyle: Claims for Breach of Contract11. Neil Levy, Gerard McMeel and Nicholas Briggs: Claims in Unjust Enrichment and Restitution12. Raj Sahonte and Simon Passfield: Equitable Claims and Laches13. John Virgo: Claims under Statute14. Gerard McMeel and Nicholas Briggs: Claims in Respect of Personal Property15. George Newsom, Ewan Paton and Michael Selway: Claims in Respect of Real Property: General16. George Newsom, Raj Sahonte and Michael Selway: Claims in Respect of Real Property: Mortgages and Charges17. Simon Passfield and Holly Doyle: Claims for Contribution and Indemnity18. Kerry Barker: Claims in Public Law: Judicial Review and the Human Rights ActFACTORS POSTPONING OR EXTENDING TIME19. George Newsom, Raj Sahonte and Michael Selway: Acknowledgement and Part Payment20. John Virgo and Holly Doyle: Factors Postponing Time (1): Fraud and Deliberate Concealment21. Neil Levy and Gerard McMeel: Factors Postponing Time (2): Claims based on a Mistake22. Adrian Palmer QC, Julian Benson and Oliver Moore: Extending Time: DisabilityLIMITATION IN CONTEXT23. Neil Levy and Ross Fentem: Limitation and Banking: Loans, Overdrafts and Guarantees24. Malcolm Warner: Limitation and the Administration of Estates25. The Guildhall Chambers Employment Team: Limitation : Employment and Discrimination26. Stephen Davies QC, Jeremy Bamford and Daisy Brown: Limitation and Companies: Dissolution, Restoration and other Orders27. Stephen Davies QC, Jeremy Bamford and Stefan Ramel: Limitation and Insolvency28. William Batstone and Gerard McMeel: Limitation and ArbitrationMISCELLANEOUS REGIMES29. Gerard McMeel: The Merchant Shipping Act30. Stefan Ramel: The Foreign Limitation Periods Act31. Gerard McMeel: International Transport Conventions32. Henry Stevens and Lucy Walker: Other Statutory Limitation Periods33. Gerard McMeel: Contractual and Other Time BarsPRACTICAL MATTERS34. Gerard McMeel: Practice and ProcedureAPPENDIX: STATUTORY MATERIALSLimitation Act 1980Foreign Limitation Periods ActRelevant Provisions of the Civil Procedure Rules