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Rowlatt on Principal and Surety 7th ed

ISBN13: 9780414052581
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780421966406
To be Published: July 2019
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £229.00

Rowlatt on Principal and Surety, first published in 1898, is a trusted and authoritative guide to the law and practice surrounding guarantees and suretyship. Definitions and interpretations are provided in crisp, concise prose allowing easy access to the key points when researching and preparing for a case or advising clients. Appendices contain examples of key documents illustrating ways to implement the concepts discussed in the main content of the work.

  • New edition of a highly regarded work cited extensively in court and in text books on the subject
  • Provides a concise account of the law allowing easy access to the truly salient points and key decisions
  • Revised throughout in line with recent developments
  • Explains important recent case law
  • Contains examples of key documents, including a draft bid bond and draft performance bond, with practical drafting guidance
  • Includes selected parts of the key statutes in this area
  • Makes reference to Commonwealth and US authorities where relevant

Commercial Law
Scope of the Law of Principal and Surety.
Statute of Frauds.
Construction and Effect of Guarantees.
Misrepresentation and Concealment.
Duress and Undue Influence.
Rights of a Surety.
Release of the Surety by Dealings of the Principal
Loss of Securities and Co-Sureties.
Statutes of Limitation.
Winding Up
and Receivers.
Bills of Exchange and Negotiable
Landlord and Tenant.
Consumer Credit.
Performance Bonds.
Stamp Duty.
Conflict of Laws.
Unfair Terms in
Consumer Contract Guarantees.