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POPULAR TITLES: Malaysia
Cyber Law in Malaysia: Principles and Practices

 Covers a wide range of legal issues in relation to the rapidly evolving digital landscape.

 
Environmental Law in Malaysia

We have only one Earth – protect it like no other 

 
The Practitioner's Guide to Defamation Law

 Providing clarity on the intricate labyrinth of defamation actions

 
Civil and Criminal Appeals in Malaysia (Fourth Edition)

Indispensable companion for accomplished and masterly appellate practice 

 

 

POPULAR TITLES: Singapore
Media Law in Singapore (4th Edition)

With the continued growth of the Singapore media and entertainment industry, the fourth edition of this title not only updates the laws relevant to this industry, it expands into discussions of the practical application of these laws and regulations in the framework of managing media production. It is hoped that this enhances the primary purpose of this book in acting as a concise and practical reference guide for media students and practitioners.

 
Singapore Civil Procedure 2024

Editor-in-Chief: Cavinder Bull

With a team of expert contributors

Helmed by General Editor, Cavinder Bull S.C., this publication is annotated by some of the pre-eminent practitioners 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 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. 

Since its passing, the Act has undergone a comprehensive review that started in 2012 and resulted in the Building Maintenance and Strata Management (Amendment) Act 2017. Key amendments made are those that deal with the definition of “common property”, installation of safety equipment by subsidiary proprietors, representation in council, procedures in relation to general meetings and resolutions required for certain decisions, all of which are concerns and matters frequently encountered by subsidiary proprietors, occupiers, council members and managing agents.

The objective of this annotated guide to the Act is to provide laypersons and industry practitioners with information and insights into the legislative intent and interpretation of the provisions of the Act. Each provision of the Act provides a background with explanation and guidance on its interpretation. References have been made to landmark decisions of the Courts or Strata Titles Boards, and for some provisions, answers to frequently asked questions and illustrations have been provided.

 
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. 

 

 

POPULAR TITLES: Hong Kong
Intellectual Property Rights in China (China Law Library Series)

Intellectual Property Rights in China explains the structure and role of the intellectual property rights system in the modern Chinese economy. The content conveys the expertise of leading Chinese practitioners with straightforward and practical guidance.

 
Civil Justice Reform - What Has It Achieved?

In April 2010, a year after the implementation of the Civil Justice Reform, the University of Hong Kong and University College London hosted a joint conference entitled “Civil Justice Reform - What Has It Achieved?”.This publication seeks to answer that vitally important question and makes essential reading for practitioners seeking to understand the new procedures of civil justice reform.

 
Hong Kong Civil Justice Reform Practice Manual - Second Edition

Hong Kong Civil Justice Reform Practice Manual, Second Edition focuses on the practical steps to ensure practitioners do not get caught out by the sweeping new provisions, and are able to provide their clients with specific advice as to how their cases should be conducted in this new era of dispute resolution.

 
Practical Guide to the Hong Kong Competition Ordinance

The Practical Guide to the Hong Kong Competition Ordinance as authored by Linklaters provides a highly practical yet comprehensive overview of the new competition regime from both substantive and procedural aspects.

 

 

POPULAR TITLES: United Kingdom
Equity & Trusts in Australia, 8th Edition

The eighth edition of Equity and Trusts in Australia remains the leading text for students of equity and trusts. It continues to provide a comprehensive, but at the same time, accessible coverage of the law of equity and trusts in Australia. Equity and Trusts in Australia places that law in the context of developments, both judicial and legislative, in other common law countries. At the same time, it adopts a critical analysis in areas of uncertainty, and makes very frequent reference to the views of commentators from Australia and elsewhere.
 
The detail and breadth of coverage of this book make it authoritative, as evidenced by its multiple citations in superior courts in Australia and elsewhere. This text is therefore an essential resource for the practitioner. Its accessible style, coupled with an accompanying casebook that adopts the same chapter order and structure, also makes the work ideal for students. Together they mark the work as unique in Australian equity and trusts
 
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Clerk & Lindsell on Torts 24th Edition

Clerk Lindsell on Torts, one of our flagship titles and part of the Common Law Library series, is an essential reference tool which is widely referred to by practitioners and cited by the judiciary throughout the UK and the Commonwealth, and also forms the point of reference worldwide for those wishing to research the English law of torts. It offers the most comprehensive coverage of the subject, providing the end user with indispensable access to current, frequent and unrivalled authoritative information on all aspects of tort law.

Key Features:

  • Provides unrivalled breadth and depth of coverage on all areas of tort law
  • Sets out both general principles and the detailed rules of liability affecting specific torts
  • Explains in detail general matters, such as defences, joint liability and vicarious liability, and capacity and parties
  • Covers all the important heads of tortious liability: negligence, breach of statutory duty, professional liability, product liability and occupiers liability, malicious prosecution and abuse of process, wrongful interference with goods, deceit, to trespass to land and to the person. Other chapters range from liability for animals to nuisance and Rylands v Fletcher, and from malicious falsehood to the economic torts, defamation, breach of confidence and misuse of private information
  • Deals extensively with the vital topic of damages and other remedies, including injunctions
  • Covers limitation in detail
  • Takes full account of the effects of Brexit

 

New material in the Twenty-Fourth Edition:

  • Henderson v Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust and Stoffel Co v Grondona on the extent of the illegality defence in tort.
  • FCA v Arch Insurance (UK) Ltd on the subject of adequate causation.
  • Okpabi v Royal Dutch Shell Plc on the duty of care owed by a holding company for the acts of its subsidiaries abroad.
  • Toombes v Mitchell on the boundaries of wrongful birth and wrongful life.
  • Bell v Tavistock Portman NHS Foundation Trust on older childrens ability to consent to medical procedures.
  • Allsop v Banner Jones Ltd on solicitors negligence claims and abuse of process.
  • Rihan v Ernst Young Global Ltd on employers duties to look after employees interests.
  • Leeds City Council v Barclays Bank Plc on the requirement for a representation in the tort of deceit.
  • Duchess of Sussex v Associated Newspapers Ltd on misuse of private information and breach of copyright.
  • Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd v James Kemball Ltd on how far the deliberate defunding of a company can amount to an economic tort.
  • Swift v Carpenter on damages for serious injury and funding the purchase of a suitable property for a seriously disabled claimant.
  • Canada Goose UK Retail Ltd v Persons Unknown and Boyd v Ineos Upstream Ltd on property, injunctions, protests and human rights.

 

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Professional Liability in Australia, 2nd Edition

Professional Liability in Australia Fourth Edition provides a comprehensive and definitive analysis of the law of professional liability, bringing together the law for a range of different professions.
Following a discussion of general principles, each chapter explores the issues as they relate to doctors, solicitors, barristers, accountants and auditors, building professionals, valuers and financial services professionals.
The issues essential to each profession are discussed, such as:
  • duties owed to clients and third parties (in statute and in general law);
  • standard of care and skill required;
  • principles of liability;
  • liability for breach of duty;
  • defences available; and
  • damages and other remedies.
New developments incorporated in the Fourth Edition include:
  • High Court decisions relating to:
    • the advocate’s immunity from suit;
    • the standard of care required of health professionals;  
    • the scope of duty, causation, loss of chance and provisions of Tasmania’s Civil Liability Act; and
    • provisions of the Australian Consumer Law  relevant to professional liability.
  • More than 100 lower court decisions concerning claims against legal, medical, accounting, financial, building, and valuation professionals, including appellate court decisions forming Australia-wide precedents,  and matters relating to civil liability acts in each jurisdiction.
  • Consideration of the Design and Building Practitioners Act 2020 (NSW) and the statutory obligations it places on builders, architects, engineers and building professionals. 
  • Commonwealth exposure draft bills in response to the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry.
  • Revised chapter on medical professionals broadening the scope from doctors to health services professionals.
Professional Liability in Australia Fourth Edition is an essential resource when prosecuting or defending professional liability claims.
 
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Takeover Law & Strategy, 6th Edition

For over 25 years, Takeovers Law & Strategy has been the leading source of  practical and comprehensive guidance to the laws, procedures and tactics involved in takeovers bids in Australia.
 
Rodd Levy is one of Australia’s most experienced takeover practitioners, and his work considers a myriad of technical and practical issues confronted by bidders, target companies, directors and shareholders in the course of planning, executing and responding to a takeover bid.
 
New developments in the 6th edition  include topics and issues considered in more than 130 decisions handed down by the Takeovers Panel since 2017. The work is extensively revised to deal with developments affecting topics such as:
 
  • The Corporate Collective Investment Vehicle regime;
  • Foreign investment approval requirements;
  • Rules for approving anti-competitive takeovers;
  • Factors relevant to deciding whether to use a scheme of arrangement or a takeover bid;
  • The financial assistance prohibition;
  • Conflicts of interests;
  • Disclosure of equity derivatives;
  • Shareholder intention statements;
  • Takeover bid implementation agreements;
  • Takeover bid conditions;
  • Truth in takeovers;
  • Exclusivity granted during pre-bid discussions;
  • Shareholder applications to the Takeovers Panel; and
  • Delisting post-takeover despite minority shareholdings.
Takeovers Law & Strategy 6th Edition is an essential resource for anyone involved or interested in takeover activity, including lawyers, company directors and executives, investment bankers and students.
 
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