Modern Contract of Guarantee 3e

Modern Contract of Guarantee 3e

John Phillips, James O'Donovan, Stephen Todd, Professor James O'Donovan, Professor John Phillips, Wayne Courtney


$806.00* RRP + GST

Date: 23/09/2016

Code: 9780414034099

Sweet & Maxwell, UNITED KINGDOM


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The Modern Contract of Guarantee provides readers with a detailed reference work on the law of guarantees. The authors provide practical insights into areas such as the validity and construction of guarantees, how to avoid a guarantee being discharged and common difficulties with enforcement. The authors also provide drafting guidance and a useful comparative discussion of developments in England and Commonwealth countries.

Key Features:

  • Provides a practical guide to the law of guarantees in modern commercial practice
  • Covers all aspects of the contract of guarantee, from formation to discharge of liability, and the rights of the parties
  • Examines the meaning of clauses commonly inserted in guarantees, with detailed reference to case law
  • Gives guidance on drafting contracts of guarantee
  • Discusses factors affecting the validity of the guarantee, such as duress and undue influence
  • Considers problems the lender may have enforcing the guarantee

New to this edition:

  • The chapter on demand bonds has been substantially revised to take account of many new developments in this area
  • Keeping with tradition of this work, the updated text includes references to new appellate and important first-instance decisions from around the Commonwealth.

Please note: This is an international title and will be sent directly from its publisher. Please allow 3 -4 weeks for delivery.