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Chitty on contracts second cumulative supplement

Publication date: 2017
Author(s): Chitty, Joseph; Beale, H G (General editor)


 Chitty on Contracts presents complete coverage of the law of contract, incorporating extensive reference to relevant legislation and recent case law. It offers interpretation and advice on the law when disputes arise, or when technical areas need clarification, and when responsibilities, obligations and entitlements need to be established.

Volume 1 contains interpretation and analysis of the general principles which apply to all contracts. Volume 2 concentrates in-depth on contracts in specialist areas, with expert guidance on contracts from agency and bailment to sale of goods and suretyship.

The Second Cumulative Supplement to the Thirty-Second Edition of Chitty on Contracts brings the main work up-to-date with the latest legislative and case law developments including: 

Impact of Human Rights Act 1998: McDonald v McDonald (SC)

Agreements in principle: Wells v Devani (CA); Teekay Tankers Ltd v STX Offshore and Shipbuilding Co Ltd

Oral agreement for sale of land: Dowding v Matchmove Ltd (SC)

Acts of State: Rahmatullah v Ministry of Defence and Belhajv Straw (SC)

Interpretation: Wood v Capita Insurance Services Ltd (SC)

Exclusion clauses: Impact Funding Solutions Ltd v Barrington Support Services Ltd (formerly Laywers at Work Ltd)

Damages for third party's loss: Swynson Ltd v Lowick Rose LLP

Punctual payment of hire: Grand China Logictics Holding (Group) Co Ltd v Spar Shipping AS (CA)

Damages: Hughes-Holland v BPE Solicitors; Fulton Shipping Inc of Panama v Globalia Business Travel SAU (SC)

Restitution: Revenue and Customs Commissioner v Investment Trust Companies (SC)

Conflict of laws: Haeger & Schmidt GmbH (C-305/13)

Commercial agent: ERGO Poist ovna a.s (C-48/16) (CJEU)

Arbitration:IPCO (Nigeria) Ltd v Nigerian National Petroleum Corp (SC)

Construction law: MT Hojgaard A/S V E.ON Climate and Renewables UK Robin Rigg East Ltd (SC)

Consumer law: Wathelet (C-149/15); Gutierres Naranjo (C-154/15); Ferenschild (C-133/16) (CJEU)

Banking: Payment Services Regulations 2017