Dicey, Morris & Collins on the Conflict of Laws 16th Edition Mainwork + Supplement


Dicey, Morris & Collins on the Conflict of Laws 16th Edition Mainwork + Supplement
Nov 2023
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Dicey, Morris Collins on The Conflict of Laws is renowned worldwide as the foremost authority on private international law. It explains the rules, principles and practice that determine how the law of England Wales relates to other legal systems. Its commentary, Rules and illustrations, with detailed reference to international conventions, legislation and case law, ensures it remains an indispensable tool for practitioners engaged in cross-border matters.

Across two volumes and a Companion Volume, it contains high-quality and detailed analysis. Volume 1 deals with general principles, the effects of withdrawal by the United Kingdom from the European Union, foreign affairs and the conflict of laws, procedural issues relating to international litigation, jurisdiction, recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitration. Volume 2 deals with a number of specific areas of law. It addresses family law, property law, succession and trusts, corporations and insolvency and the law of obligations. A Companion Volume considers in greater detail the transitional issues arising from the United Kingdoms withdrawal from the European Union and the relevant EU legislation in a number of key areas.

The First Supplement to the 16th Edition brings the Main Work up-to-date. It deals with all developments since the publication of the Main Work.

Important developments considered in the First Supplement to the 16th Edition include:

  • Detailed commentary on the revisions to the grounds for service out of the jurisdiction applicable from October 1, 2022.
  • All the many new High Court and appellate cases on jurisdiction and enforcement of foreign judgments.
  • Authorities on the enforcement of arbitration agreements.
  • Analysis of new authorities on foreign affairs and the conflict of laws.
  • Important new decisions on aspects of cross-border family law.
  • New decisions on the interpretation of the rules on choice of law for contractual and non-contractual obligations and property.
  • Consideration of case law on transitional issues arising following the withdrawal by the United Kingdom from the European Union.

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