Goode on Commercial Law

Goode on Commercial Law

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By (author) Professor Sir Roy Goode, By (author) Ewan McKendrick

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  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 1600 pages
  • Dimensions: 152mm x 232mm x 62mm | 1,760g
  • Publication date: 28 January 2010
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0141030224
  • ISBN 13: 9780141030227
  • Edition: 4, Revised
  • Edition statement: 4th Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 57,114

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From its first publication, this book was acclaimed as the standard text on this field of the law. Now for its fourth edition, it has been completely revised and expanded to take into account the new developments of the last five years. The book lays out both the framework of commercial law and the application of fundamental principles to typical business transactions. This unique combination of theory and practice is supplemented by specimen documents, tables of statutes, cases and conventions.

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Author information

Roy Goode is Emeritus Professor of Law at Oxford University and Emeritus Fellow of St John's College, Oxford. A retired Queen's Counsel and an Honorary Bencher of the Inner Temple, he has written and lectured extensively in the field of commercial law and transnational commercial law and has played a leading role in the drafting of international commercial law conventions. Ewan McKendrick is Herbert Smith Professor of English Private Law and a Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford. He is a Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall and a barrister at 3 Verulam Buildings, Grays' Inn.

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By Young Law Student 27 Aug 2010 4

This book is good for the young law student faced with the overwhelming Sale of Goods Act and contract law. While not as strong an authority as Trietel or Furmston, Goode sometimes offers alternative perspectives on the law. This is useful to kick start the law student's mind, inspiring him to think about what the law should be.

Goode outlines the basics of commercial contract and the principles behind the Sale of Goods Act (SOGA) in a concise, easily accessed manner. His thoughts on the matter are not conflated with the law as it stands.

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'A veritable tour de force' Business Law Review