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Published: 08 May 2018

240 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780198785132

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A new practitioner law publication

Liquidated Damages and Penalty Clauses

Roger Halson

  • First book to focus on liquidated damages and penalty clauses published in the UK
  • Examines in depth the Supreme Court decision Makdessi v Cavendish Sq Holdings (2015) the first case to reformulate the penalty rule in over a century
  • Brings together principles developed in distinct commercial contexts, including ship charters, construction and consumer contracts
  • Compares approaches on key issues in several common law jurisdictions in addition to England and Wales, including the United States, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada
  • Includes a chapter on evasion techniques aimed at avoiding unenforceable penalties

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