Damages for Breach of Contract

Damages for Breach of Contract

By Richard Lawson

Book

$485.00 RRP

Date: 21/11/2016

Code: 9780414055469

Sweet & Maxwell, UNITED KINGDOM

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Description

This is the principal guide to the legal profession as to what their clients/companies can claim for when they are the victims of a breach of contract, written by the author of Exclusion Clauses and Unfair Contract Terms, now in its 11th edition.

Features

  • Informs readers what their clients/companies can claim for when they are the victims of a breach of contract.
  • It explains and analyses the rule established in Hadley v Baxendale (1854), one of the most cited cases in the common law, including its refinement by the House of Lords (now the Supreme Court).
  • Outlines the development of all the relevant principles below through the substantial amounts of case law which govern them.
  • Analyses the principles of recovery for loss of bargain
  • Explains when recovery can take place for loss of profits.
  • Details when expenses incurred on reliance on the contract proceeding can be recovered following breach.
  • Covers recovery for damage caused.
  • Explains the duty on a party to mitigate loss in the case of a breach.
  • Clarifies the relevance of the innocent nature of the breach in question (or otherwise).

Table of Contents

• The rule in Hadley v Baxendale
• Recovery for Loss of Bargain
• Recovery for Loss of Profits
• The recovery of Expenditure
• Recovery for Damage Caused
• The Duty to Mitigate Loss
• The relevance of the innocence or otherwise of the breach.

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