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SUBJECT INDEX: Singapore
The Annotated Singapore Building Maintenance and Strata Management Act

The Annotated Singapore Building Maintenance and Strata Management Act provides section by section annotations of a popular and consistently moving body of law. 

 
Singapore Civil Procedure 2022

Helmed by General Editor, Cavinder Bull S.C., this annual publication is annotated by some of the preeminent practitioners and Judges in the field. It is the leading title of its kind, presenting the most comprehensive coverage of Singapore Civil Procedure in both print and electronic format. This title provides the new Rules of Court in an annotated format and supplies supporting legislation and other material of significance.

 
The Law of Evidence in Singapore, Third Edition

Law of Evidence in Singapore provides you with a holistic view on Evidence Law in the Singapore jurisdiction. 

 
Elements of Construction Law in Singapore, 3rd Edition

Elements of Construction Law in Singapore is a readable book written for professionals, contractors and other stakeholders in the construction industry. It is particularly useful for students studying the subject.

 

 

SUBJECT INDEX: Malaysia
Malaysian Litigation Series - Disclosure (COMING SOON)

 Paving the way for the just and efficient resolution of conflicts and disputes

 
A Practical Guide to Income Tax and Customs Appeals

Learn the ropes for an assured hold of tax appeals  

 
Legal Aspects of Fiduciary Duties in Malaysia

 A pioneering work on fiduciary duties in the Malaysian context

 
Istilah Percukaian, Second Edition

Providing reliable and accurate translation of taxation terminologies 

 

 

SUBJECT INDEX: Hong Kong
Law and Justice in Hong Kong: Principles of the Legal System, Fourth Edition

Exceptionally accessible and comprehensive text on the legal system of Hong Kong, trusted by cohort after cohort of students sitting for law school, conversion, or professional examinations on the subject.

 
Journal of International and Comparative Law

JICL promotes international legal research and scholarship. In addition to articles by scholars and practitioners on “black letter law,” we welcome interdisciplinary contributions especially those that tangibly link such disciplines as social sciences, economics, international politics and other fields of research and academic debate that may be more empirically based but of major significance in influencing the focus and reform of law in its national and global contexts.

Submissions are welcome for publication in 2023. Articles may be submitted to Professor Anton Cooray of City Law School, The City, University of London at Anton.cooray.1@city.ac.uk to whom any inquiries may also be directed.

 

 

 
Hong Kong Basic Law Handbook, 3rd Edition

Hong Kong Basic Law Handbook continues to be the definitive work for anyone interested in understanding the operation of the Basic Law. A number of significant developments in constitutional law have taken place since the publication of the first edition in 2015 and second edition in 2019.

 
Hong Kong Law Journal

Founded in 1971, Hong Kong Law Journal is the leading scholarly journal on the common law in Hong Kong, and the law in China in the English language. The journal also publishes comparative, jurisprudential, international, and interdisciplinary material relevant to the study of law. All contributions are refereed.

The Journal enjoys a wide circulation throughout the common law world. It is available online on a current, full text basis on Westlaw. It is indexed by Scopus, the Social Sciences Citation Index, Current Contents/Social & Behavioral Sciences, and the Index to Legal Periodicals and Books, and abstracted on the Social Science Research Network.

 

 

 

 

SUBJECT INDEX: United Kingdom
Charlesworth & Percy on Negligence 15th Edition

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Charlesworth Percy on Negligence offers unrivalled depth of analysis into the tort of negligence. The foremost guide to this complex area of the law, the book provides an exhaustive reference for practitioners and academics. Students and practitioners will find comprehensive and practical case law illustrations in relation to every point and an unparalleled analysis of Commonwealth authority.

Building on the excellence of previous editions, the 15th edition focuses on the considerable body of new case law that has emerged since the previous edition to name a few below:
In the Supreme Court
  • Manchester Building Society v Grant Thornton UK LLP [2021] UKSC 20 examining the fundamental ingredients of the modern tort of negligence and the significance of the scope of a defendants duty of care in relation to issues of both duty and causation.
  • Khan v Meadows [2021] UKSC 21 consideration of the principles developed in Manchester Building Society in the context of a claim for clinical negligence.
  • Henderson v Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust [2020] UKSC 43 examining the principles underpinning the defence of illegality and the applicability of Patel v Mirza.
  • Stoffel v Grondona [2020] UKSC 42 considering the defence of illegality in a solicitors negligence claim.
  • Whittington Hospital NHS Trust v XX [2020] UKSC 14; [2021] A.C. 275 considering the applicability of the defence of illegality in the context of claim for commercial surrogacy.
  • WM Morrisons Supermarkets Plc v Various Claimants [2020] UKSC 12 assessing the factors central in determining the imposition of vicarious liability for criminal acts.
  • The Financial Conduct Authority v Arch Insurance (UK) Ltd [2021] UKSC 1 discussing the over-exclusionary effect of the but for test of causation.
  • Okpabi v Royal Dutch Shell Plc [2021] UKSC 3 consideration of the situations in which a parent company can be liable for the tortious acts of its subsidiary.
In the Court of Appeal
  • Ford v Seymour-Williams [2021] EWCA Civ 1848 examining the ingredients required for a finding of liability pursuant to s.2(2) Animals Act 1980.
  • Blackpool Football Club Ltd v DSN [2021] EWCA Civ 1352 application of the principles of vicarious liability in relation to the actions of an unpaid football scout.
  • The Trustees of the Barry Congregation of Jehovahs Witnesses v BXB [2021] EWCA Civ 356 examining the principles of vicarious liability in the context of a claim for assault.
  • The White Lion Hotel v James [2021] EWCA Civ 31 examining the extent to which the voluntary taking of an obvious risk can amount to a defence under the Occupiers Liability Act 1957.
  • Schembri v Marshall [2020] EWCA Civ 358 reviewing the role of statistics when determining causation in a clinical negligence claim.
  • Al-Najar v Cumberland Hotel (London) Ltd [2020] EWCA Civ 1716 considering the extent of an occupiers duty to prevent trespassers committing acts of violence.
  • Large v Hart [2021] EWCA Civ 24 assessing the application of the SAAMCO principles to a surveyors negligence claim.
  • Assetco Plc v Grant Thornton UK LLP [2020] EWCA Civ 1151 considering the application of SAAMCO principles to a negligent audit.
  • Jalla v Shell International Trading Shipping Co [2021] EWCA Civ 63 considering the principles applicable to Rylands v Fletcher liability for damage resulting from a single escape.

 
Oil & Gas Contracts 3rd Edition

A handbook covering the law of upstream, midstream and downstream petroleum contracts.
  • Covers standard industry documents providing the legal framework for upstream, midstream and downstream petroleum contracts, with accompanying commentary on their application to energy transactions and related matters
  • Looks at issues relating to mineral laws, including licences, and host government and inter-governmental agreements
  • Examines preliminary participation contracts, including agreements and concessions relating to confidentiality, area of mutual interest, joint study, joint bidding and joint wells; data trade and sharing contracts; and enforceability of reasonable endeavour and best endeavour covenants
  • Assesses model form joint operating agreements, including contents, accounting procedure, and trust deeds
  • Examines drilling, procurement and services contracts
  • Discusses the principles of unitisation and unitisation agreements, and considers pooling and other joint development options, pre-unit agreements, UUOA and JOA relationships, principles of petroleum lifting and commingling, balancing agreements, title interests, allocation and attribution/substitution agreements
  • Advises on petroleum management contracts including those for provision of petroleum processing and operational services; third party access to infrastructure, project structures for gas liquefaction and LNG regasification, contracts for terminal access and provision of services
  • Deals with oil, gas and LNG sales contracts dealing in detail with their respective terms
  • Goes through shipping contracts, including ship leasing, time and voyage charter-party terms, contracts of affreightment and bills of lading
  • Addresses pipeline transportation contracts, looking at the transporter and shipper perspectives, pipeline system rules, sales and transportation contract interfaces, cross-border pipeline investment protection, agreements for pipeline crossing, proximity and tie-in, and pipeline capacity management agreements
  • Extends coverage to interest sale and purchase contracts, including asset exchange contracts, farm out and earn out agreements, addressing pre-emption, due diligence, representations and warranties
  • Features decommissioning and security contracts
  • Includes contractual clauses for the construction of petroleum infrastructure
  • Examines corporate and project finance agreements, taking into account contingent consideration, royalty deeds, volumetric production payments, reserves based lending agreements, debt prioritisation and security interests
  • Examines options for the negotiated, arbitration and judicial resolution of disputes involving oil and gas contracts and projects, including governing law and jurisdiction provisions
  • Covers dispute resolution
  • Edited by leading oil and gas lawyer Peter Roberts and written by a team of expert contributors from the OG sector
New to the 3rd edition include dedicated chapters on Petroleum Royalty Agreements and Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Provisions.

 
The Law of Private Equity Funds 1st edition

The Law of Private Equity Funds: A Global Perspective is a comprehensive guide to the law concerning the structure, management and operation of private equity funds on a global basis. This title is concise, highly readable and practical in approach, and the first of its kind to be published.

This title addresses important topics such as the typical structure of United Kingdom and United States private equity funds, the principal terms of a private equity fund, the legal regimes which govern private equity funds in most of the main offshore and onshore fund domiciles in Asia, Europe and the United States, and an overview of the principal UK and United States regulatory considerations for private equity funds.

The Law of Private Equity Funds is a mine of information for lawyers in private practice, general counsel and those who are merely curious about this complex industry which now commands so much attention from investors, governments and regulatory authorities worldwide. Key chapters include:
  • The typical structure of English and United States private equity funds
  • The principal terms of a private equity fund
  • The regime enshrined in the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive
  • The regime which governs private equity funds in jurisdictions such as the Cayman Islands, China, England, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Ireland, Luxembourg and Singapore
  • UK public policy considerations which are relevant to private equity funds
 
Law of Guarantees 8th Edition

Law of Guarantees covers the full range of legal issues that practitioners will encounter when dealing with the law and practice of guarantees and sureties. The authors provide detailed analysis of the statutory requirements and contractual considerations in relation to guarantees, combined with expert in-depth commentary on key judicial decisions.
14 precedents and an appendix of key legislative extracts, ensures the Law of Guarantees is the rounded authority every commercial lawyer needs at their fingertips.

 
  • A comprehensive explanation of the law and practice of guarantees and surety
  • Provides detailed analysis of the statutory and contractual requirements relating to the law of guarantees.
  • Covers the applicable law in a wide range of contexts, including guarantees for loans, consumer credit, hire purchase, landlord and tenant, building contracts, commercial contracts, international commerce.
  • Examines the guarantors liability and rights against both creditors and debtors.
  • Explains the many different forms of contract and sets out the legal principles that underpin them.
  • Offers clear and extensive analysis of key judicial decisions arising from guarantee disputes.
  • Looks at the elements of a guarantee, its construction, and its enforcement .
  • Discusses revocation of contracts and discharge of the surety.
  • Addresses insolvency in relation to guarantees.
  • Includes a range of valuable precedents including Standard Form Bank Guarantee, On Demand Unconditional Performance Bond, and Bank Guarantee in Respect of Security for Costs.
  • Now in its eighth edition and frequently cited in court, this text is the leading work on guarantees.
  • Written by the leading experts in the field: the Hon Mrs Justice Geraldine Andrews and Richard Millett QC of Essex Court Chambers, joined in this edition by John Robb, also of Essex Court.
  • Appendices ensure that practitioners can quickly refer to extracts of key legislation, including: Statute of Frauds 1677, Bills of Exchange Act 1882, Consumer Credit Act 1974, Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977, Insolvency Act 1986, and the Companies Act 2006.