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Essays in Private International Law - Sir Peter North

Essays in Private International Law

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Published: 7th October 1993
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The nine essays collected here, some originally delivered as lectures, others written as law journal articles, have all appeared over the past fifteen years. They examine issues of topical importance in the three traditional areas of private international law: the jurisdiction of the courts, choice of the applicable law, and the recognition of foreign judgments. These areas are discussed with reference to a wide range of subject issues, in particular contract, tort, family law, and some aspects of property law. A major theme is reform and change, not only within the United Kingdom, but also as a consequence of developments within the European Community and in the light of proposals in the U.S. and worldwide.

`Publication of this volume is to be welcomed in that it presents in accessible form important scholarship by a leader in the field.' Law Quarterly Review

Is European Harmonization of Private International Law a Myth or a Reality?: A British Perspective The EEC Convention on the Law Applicable to Contractual Obligations (1980): Its History and Main Features Varying the Proper Law Torts in the Dismal Swamp: Choice of Law Revisited Contract as a Tort Defence in the Conflict of Laws Development of Rules of Private International Law in the Field of Family Law Choice in Choice of Law The Draft UK/US Judgments Convention: A British Viewpoint Hague Conventions and the Reform of English Conflict of Laws

ISBN: 9780198258261
ISBN-10: 0198258267
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 292
Published: 7th October 1993
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.3 x 16.4  x 2.3
Weight (kg): 0.64