Goff & Jones: The Law of Unjust Enrichment (8ed) (Formerly 'Law of Restitution').

Goff & Jones: The Law of Unjust Enrichment
Goff & Jones: The Law of Unjust Enrichment (8ed) (Formerly 'Law of Restitution').
Mitchell, C
Sweet & Maxwell


  • A new writing team of established experts in the field ensures you have the latest and most reliable reference tool
  • Provides a clear introduction to the principles behind unjust enrichment
  • Covers of the essential ingredients of a claim such as enrichment, at the claimant’s expense and in circumstances that the law deems unjust, such as mistake, undue influence, duress, failure of basis, necessity, secondary liability, and more
  • Covers all possible defences to claims in unjust enrichment
  • Discusses personal and proprietary remedies awarded to successful claimants such as money judgements, trusts, subrogation to extinguished rights, and rescission
  • Includes clear commentary and annotated explanation of all the recent case law

The new 8th edition covers key new cases, including:

  • Deutsche Morgan Grenfell Group Plc v IRC[2007]
  • Abou-Rahmah v Abacha[2007]
  • Halpern v Halpern [2008]
  • Charter plc v City Index Ltd[2008]
  • Sempra Metals Ltd v IRC[2008]
  • Cobbe v Yeoman's Row Management Ltd[2008]
  • Monro v HMRC[2009]
  • Serious Fraud Office v Lexi Holdings plc[2009]
  • Chief Constable of Greater Manchester v Wigan Athletic AFC Ltd[2009]
  • Test Claimants in the FII Group Litigation v HMRC[2010]
  • Gibb v Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust[2010]
  • Haugesund Kommune v Depfa ACS Bank[2011]
  • Benedetti v Sawiris[2010]
  • R (Child Poverty Action Group) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions[2011]
  • Pitt v Holt[2011]
  • Costello v MacDonald [2011]
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