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Bowstead & Reynolds on Agency, 22Ed (Mainwork & 1st Supp)


Bowstead & Reynolds on Agency, 22Ed (Mainwork & 1st Supp)
Nov 2021
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Bowstead & Reynolds on Agency is the essential reference source for commercial practitioners. Part of the long-established Common Law Library, this new edition updates all relevant aspects of law and how they relate to agency agreements, including contract law, administrative law, tort, commercial/company law, the law of property and the conflict of laws.
Key changes in this Supplement:
Among the changes and new case law covered are:
  • Chapter 1: Advisor or agent?; agency involving companies; agency and sale; ministerial agents Wood v Commercial First Business Ltd [2021] EWCA Civ 471; Satyam Enterprises Ltd v Burton [2021] EWCA Civ 287
  • Chapter 2: Identifying party for whom agent acts; requirements as to form when agent signs for principal NDH Properties Ltd v Lupton Fawcett LLP [2020] EWHC 3056 (Ch); Prempeh v Lakhany [2020] EWCA Civ 1422
  • Chapter 3: Lack of authority and arbitration clauses Republic of Mozambique v Credit Suisse International [2021] EWCA Civ 329
  • Chapter 5: Sub-agency and co-owners Sotheby’s v Mark Weiss Ltd [2020] EWCA Civ 1570
  • Chapter 6: Duties of care and skill; conflict of interest; trust of assets in possession of agent; account of profits; misuse of confidential information; bribes and secret commissions Sciortino v Beaumont [2021] EWCA Civ 786; Secretariat Consulting Pte Ltd v A Company [2021] EWCA Civ 6; Fairford Water Ski Club Ltd v Cohoon [2021] EWCA Civ 143; National Stadium Project (Grenada) Corp v NH International (Caribbean) Ltd [2020] UKPC 25; Gray v Global Energy Horizons Corp [2020] EWCA Civ 1668; Lifestyle Equities CV v Ahmed [2021] EWCA Civ 675; Travel Counsellors Ltd v Trailfinders Ltd [2021] EWCA Civ 38
  • Chapter 7: Solicitor’s remuneration; effective cause requirements in commission contracts; solicitor’s lien EMFC Loan Syndications LLP v The Resort Group Plc [2021] EWCA Civ 844; Winlink Marketing Ltd v The Liverpool Football Club & Athletic Grounds Ltd [2020] EWHC 2271 (Comm)
  • Chapter 8: Determining whether principal or agent party to contract; holding out in apparent authority; relevance of agency law to estoppel; election; vicarious liability; parent company liability; imputation of an agent’s knowledge Gregor Fisken Ltd v Carl [2021] EWCA Civ 792; Bell v Ivy Technology Ltd [2020] EWCA Civ 1563; Sotheby’s v Mark Weiss Ltd [2020] EWCA Civ 1570; Barry Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses v BXB [2021] EWCA Civ 356; Natwest Markets Plc v Bilta (UK) Ltd [2021] EWCA Civ 680; Okpabi v Royal Dutch Shell Plc [2021] UKSC 3
  • Chapter 9: Agent bidding at auction; effect of agent signing contract; liability in negligent misstatement; liability for participating in tort; dishonest assistance; remuneration earned helping principal defend breach of trust allegation Tattersalls Ltd v McMahon [2021] EWHC 1629 (QB); Gregor Fisken Ltd v Carl [2021] EWCA Civ 792; Lifestyle Equities CV v Ahmed [2021] EWCA Civ 675; Tunein Inc v Warner Music UK Ltd [2021] EWCA Civ 441; Natwest Markets Plc v Bilta (UK) Ltd [2021] EWCA Civ 680
  • Chapter 10: Implied termination and successive powers of attorney; effect of withdrawal of agent’s authority Barclays Bank Plc v Al Saud [2021] EWHC 701 (Comm)



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