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Published: 11 February 2016

272 Pages


ISBN: 9780199653201

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Reason and Restitution

A Theory of Unjust Enrichment

Charlie Webb

Oxford Legal Philosophy

  • Fills the gap in work on unjust enrichment by exposing the normative or philosophical foundations of this body of law
  • Develops a distinctive account of how unjust enrichment claims should be understood and how the law should be interpreted and developed
  • Answers persistent questions within the law of unjust enrichment, concerning the scope and form of these claims, possible defences, and the effects of insolvency
  • Highlights the inadequacies of existing accounts of the laws, showing the need for a new approach
  • Accessible for the general reader and applicable to all legal systems

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