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Cheshire, North & Fawcett: Private International Law

Fifteenth Edition

Edited by Paul Torremans, Uglješa Grušić, Christian Heinze, Louise Merrett, Alex Mills, Carmen Otero García-Castrillón, Zheng Sophia Tang, Katarina Trimmings, and Lara Walker
Consultant Editor James J. Fawcett

September 2017

ISBN: 9780199678990

1,632 pages
Paperback
246x171mm

In Stock

Price: £53.00

The new edition of this well-established and highly regarded work has been fully updated to encompass the major changes and developments in the law. The book is invaluable for the practitioner as well as being one of the leading students' textbooks in the field.

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The new edition of this well-established and highly regarded work has been fully updated to encompass the major changes and developments in the law. The book is invaluable for the practitioner as well as being one of the leading students' textbooks in the field.

  • Provides comprehensive coverage of the full range of private international law topics
  • Offers not only in-depth academic treatment of the principles, but also an examination of important commercial topics within the subject, such as the private international law treatment of contracts, jurisdiction and enforcement of judgments
  • Written by an expert team with a wealth of both academic and practical experience

New to this edition

  • Treatment of the Recast Brussels I Regulation which came into force in 2015
  • Coverage of the Rome I Regulation in light of implementation in 2009
  • Coverage of the EU Maintenance Regulation 2009
  • Treatment of the 1996 Hague Children Convention
  • Treatment of the impact in the UK of the EU Wills and Succession Regulation

About the Author(s)

Edited by Paul Torremans, Professor, University of Nottingham, Uglješa Grušić, Lecturer, University College London, Christian Heinze, Professor, Institute for Legal Informatics, Leibniz University Hannover, Louise Merrett, Reader in International Commercial Law, University of Cambridge, Alex Mills, Reader in Public and Private International Law, University College London, Carmen Otero García-Castrillón, Professor of Private International Law, Complutense University of Madrid, Zheng Sophia Tang, Chair in Law and Commerce, Newcastle University, Katarina Trimmings, Lecturer, University of Aberdeen, and Lara Walker, Lecturer, University of Sussex

Consultant Editor James J. Fawcett, Former Professor of International Commerical Law, University of Nottingham

Table of Contents

    PART I: INTRODUCTION
    1:Definition, Nature and Scope of Private International Law
    2:Historical Development and Current Theories
    PART II: PRELIMINARY TOPICS
    3:Classification
    4:The Incidental Question
    5:Renvoi
    6:Substance and Procedure
    7:The Proof of Foreign Law
    8:Exclusion of Foreign Law
    9:Domicile, Nationality and Residence
    PART III: JURISDICTION, FOREIGN JUDGMENTS AND AWARDS
    10:Jurisdiction of the English Courts-An Introduction
    11: Jurisdiction under the Brussels/Lugano System
    12:The Competence of the English Courts under the Traditional Rules
    13:Stays and the Management of Parallel Proceedings
    14:Limitations on Jurisdiction
    15:Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments-An Introduction
    16:Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments: the Traditional Rules
    17:Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments Under the Brussels/Lugano System
    18:Foreign Arbitral Awards
    PART IV: THE LAW OF OBLIGATIONS
    19:Contracts
    20:Non-Contractual Obligations
    PART V: FAMILY LAW
    21:Marriage and Other Adult Relationships
    22:Matrimonial and Related Causes
    23:Declarations
    24:Financial Relief
    25:Children
    26:Cross-border Surrogacy
    27:Legitimacy, Legitimation and Adoption
    28:Mental Incapacity
    PART VI: THE LAW OF PROPERTY
    29:The Distinction Between Movables and Immovables
    30:Immovables
    31:The Transfer of Tangible Movables
    32:The Assignment of Intangible Movables
    33:Corporations
    34:Insolvency
    35:Administration of Estates
    36:Succession
    37:Matrimonial Property
    34:Trusts