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POPULAR TITLES: Malaysia
Construction Adjudication in Malaysia, 3rd Edition

Construction Adjudication in Malaysia examines legal principles which govern the application of the CIPA Act 2012. It examines and analyses most of the important judicial decisions on construction adjudication made by the courts in Malaysia, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Australia and Singapore. Since the publication of the second edition, there have been more than 200 reported judicial decisions from the courts in Malaysia.

 
Personal Insolvency Law in Malaysia

This book is written based on the Insolvency Act 1967 (Act 360) as amended by the Bankruptcy (Amendment) Act 2017 (Act A1534). It is intended to be a guide to lawyers, students, judicial officers, officers of the Department of Insolvency and other persons concerned with insolvency proceedings. This book provides comprehensive introduction to personal insolvency lawand explains the eight acts of bankruptcy as laid down in the Insolvency Act 1967. 
 
Malaysian Land Law and Procedure

Malaysian Land Law and Procedure seeks to provide succinct, comprehensive and up-to-date explanation of the concepts and principles of land law for the benefit of legal practitioners, legal and judicial officers, inhouse lawyers, law students, and others seeking to gain understanding of Malaysian land law as embodied in the National Land Code (Revised 2020) (Act 828). 
 
 
Equity & Trusts in Malaysia: Law & Practice

The law of equity and trusts is fascinating just as it is complex. A necessary subject in the study of law, it has to be mastered by students just as it is often applied by practitioners. This book comprehensively covers this very wide subject through 27 instructive chapters. Authored by writers drawn from academia and legal practice, the book seeks to provide a clear exposition of the law of equity and trusts as it applies in Malaysia. 

 

 

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.

 
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. 

 
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. 

 
Law of Intellectual Property of Singapore, 3rd Edition

There have been many important developments since its last edition, including brand new Copyright Legislation in 2021. It is imperative that Legal Practitioners and students in Singapore are fully aware of these developments. Law of Intellectual Property of Singapore is a comprehensive text covering every aspect of Intellectual Property in Singapore.

 

 

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
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.