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Contents Comparative Law 1 Comparative Law

Competition Law 2 EC Competition Law

Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public Law

E-commerce Law, Internet Law 14 Law and the Technologies of the Twenty-First Century 15 Social Media and Electronic Commerce Law

Employment Law 16 Labour Law

Environmental Law

3 The Constitution of the Commonwealth of Australia

17 International Environmental Law

4 The Cambridge Companion to Public Law

18 Mining and Energy Law

5 Modern Administrative Law in Australia

19 Principles of International Environmental Law

6 Government Accountability

Corporate and Commercial Law

Equity and Trusts 20 A Sourcebook on Equity and Trusts in Australia

7 Australian Commercial Law

21 Equity and Trusts in Australia

8 Australian Export

22 Equity and Trusts in Australia: Principles and Sourcebook Bundle

9 Corporate Insolvency Law

Criminal Law 10 Modern Criminal Law of Australia 11 Principles of Cybercrime - Second Edition

Dispute Resolution, Mediation and Arbitration 12 An Introduction to International Arbitration 13 The Principles and Practice of International Commercial Arbitration

23 Moffat’s Trusts Law

European Law 24 An Introduction to European Law 25 European Union Law 26 European Union Law: Text and Materials Third Edition

Human Rights Law 27 An Introduction to Equality and Discrimination Law in Australia 28 International Human Rights Law 29 International Human Rights Law and Practice

Humanitarian Law, Law of Armed Conflict 30 International Humanitarian Law 31 The Conduct of Hostilities under the Law of International Armed Conflict 32 The Law of Armed Conflict 33 War, Aggression and Self-Defence

Intellectual Property Law 34 Australian Intellectual Property Law

International Economic and Trade Law, WTO Law

Private International Law 47 Collier’s Conflict of Laws 48 International Commercial Litigation

Property Law 49 The Boundaries of Australian Property Law

Public International Law 50 An Introduction to International Criminal Law and Procedure 51 International Law: Cases and Materials with Australian Perspectives 52 Foundations of International Migration Law

35 Essentials of WTO Law

53 Handbook of International Law

36 The Law and Policy of the World Trade Organization

54 International Dispute Settlement

Jurisprudence, Legal Theory 37 Jurisprudence

Legal Skills and Practice 38 Australian Climate Law in Global Context 39 Law and Religion 40 Lawyering Skills and the Legal Process

55 International Law 56 International Law - Seventh Edition 57 International Law Documents 58 The Cambridge Companion to International Criminal Law 59 The International Law of the Sea

Tort Law

41 Migration and Refugee Law

60 Atiyah’s Accidents, Compensation and the Law

42 Modern Legal Drafting - Third Edition

61 Principles of Tort Law

43 Remedies in Australian Private Law 44 The Art of Argument

UN and International Organisations

45 Inside Lawyers’ Ethics

62 An Introduction to International Organizations Law

46 The Good Lawyer

63 Modern Treaty Law and Practice




Comparative Law Mathias Siems University of Durham

This book presents a fresh contextualised and cosmopolitan perspective on comparative law for both students and scholars. It critically discusses established approaches to comparative law, but also presents more modern ones, such as socio-legal and numerical comparative law. Special emphasis is given to the impact of globalisation on legal systems. • Treatment of both traditional and modern methods of comparative law • Practical examples to illustrate how the subject can be applied • Examples from various legal systems give global perspective • Online supplement available at http://www.comparinglaws.

Law in Context

2014 245 x 174 mm 436pp    9781107003750 | AU$165.00 / NZ$178.95 HB 9780521177177 | AU$70.95 / NZ$78.95 PB

Comparative law has transformed into a challenging and interdisciplinary field with a long intellectual history. Mathias Siems’ welcomed addition to the field offers a stimulating and thoughtful introduction to a new kind of comparative law which is contextualised and cosmopolitan as to its nature. The book offers an insightful overview of key issues arising in the comparative study of law today. Siems skilfully deals with established approaches, but also provides cutting-edge views to socio-legal and statistical approaches as well as providing examples from politics, economics and development studies. The work by Siems is a concise synthesis and it is bound to enlighten and provoke its readers. This well-composed book makes wonderful reading for both students and scholars.” Jaakko Husa, University of Lapland

Contents 1. Introduction; Part I. Traditional Comparative Law: 2. The comparative legal method; 3. Common law and civil law; 4. Mapping the world’s legal systems; Part II. Extending the Methods of Comparative Law: 5. Postmodern comparative law; 6. Socio-legal comparative law; 7. Numerical comparative law; Part III. Global Comparative Law: 8. Legal transplants; 9. Fading state borders; 10. Comparative law and development; Part IV. Comparative Law as an Open Subject: 11. Implicit comparative law; 12. Outlook.




EC Competition Law Giorgio Monti

London School of Economics and Political Science

• Non-technical reviews of the relevant economic literature allow all readers to participate fully in the discussion of competition law

… the most readable and yet thoughtful account on the market. Whilst being very practical, it has the great benefit of making clear the distinctive contributions of law and politics (not simply economics) to competition law in the EU.”

• Detailed case studies illustrate the operation of rules in specific circumstances, as well as their general application for a fuller understanding

Daniel Wilsher, City University London

Monti explores the development of EC competition law through an interdisciplinary approach, focusing on the political and economic considerations that affect the way the rules are interpreted. Written with competition law students in mind, it should also be of interest to undergraduate and postgraduate students of EU politics and economics.

• The introduction of additional topics for study gives the student the broadest possible perspective on the subject

Law in Context

2007 244 x 170 mm 566pp 9780521700757 | AU$105.00 / NZ$115.95 PB

Contents 1. Competition law – policy perspectives; 2. The core values of EC competition law in flux; 3. Economics and competition law; 4. Competition law and public policy; 5. Market power; 6. Abuse of a dominant position: anticompetitive exclusion; 7. Abuse of a dominant position: from competition policy to sectorspecific regulation; 8. Merger policy; 9. Oligopoly markets; 10. Distribution agreements; 11. Institutions: who enforces competition law?; 12: Competition law and liberalisation; 13. Conclusions.




The Constitution of the Commonwealth of Australia History, Principle and Interpretation

Nicholas Aroney

Peter Gerangelos

Sarah Murray

and James Stellios

University of Queensland

University of Western Australia

Sydney Law School

Australian National University

The Constitution of the Commonwealth of Australia examines the body of constitutional jurisprudence in an original and rigorous yet accessible way. It provides an engaging and distinctive treatment of this fundamental area of law. It is an excellent book for anyone seeking to understand the significance and interpretation of the Constitution. • Written in a manner that is accessible to undergraduate law students • Up-to-date, rigorous and intellectually demanding • Its structure follows that of the Constitution itself, beginning with an account of the Constitution’s drafting, and proceeding to extended analysis and evaluation of the Australian High Court’s constitutional jurisprudence • It advances a sophisticated thesis about the nature, scope and meaning of Australian constitutional law

2015 228 x 152 mm 704pp


9780521759182 | AU$135.95 / NZ$149.95 PB

1. The Constitution; 2. The Parliament; 3. Legislative power; 4. Demarcations of power; 5. Limits on power; 6. The Executive; 7. Executive power; 8. The judicature; 9. Judicial power; 10. The states.




The Cambridge Companion to Public Law Edited by Mark Elliott

St Catharine’s College, Cambridge

and David Feldman Downing College, Cambridge

The Cambridge Companion to Public Law examines key themes, debates and issues in contemporary public law. Written by leading authorities drawn from across the common law world, their approach is rigorous, engaging and highly accessible. This Companion acts as both a thoughtful introduction and a collection that consciously moves the discipline forward. • A clear and accessible treatment of key themes, debates and issues in public law • Provides expert commentary and analysis by leading experts • The thematic organisation of chapters will expose readers to fundamental, cutting-edge issues

Cambridge Companions to Law

2015 227 x 151 mm 294pp 9781107029750 | AU$210.00 / NZ$226.95 HB 9781107655096 | AU$80.95 / NZ$89.95 PB

Contents Introduction Mark Elliott and David Feldman; 1. The distinctiveness of public law David Feldman; 2. The politics of public law David Howarth; 3. The rule of law in public law Jeremy Waldron; 4. Legislative supremacy in a multidimensional constitution Mark Elliott; 5. The politics of accountability Tony Wright; 6. Rights and democracy in UK public law Aileen McHarg; 7. Public law values in the common law Mark Aronson; 8. Public law and public laws Paul Craig; 9. Public law and privatisation Anne Davies; 10. State architecture: subsidiarity, devolution, federalism and independence Christopher McCrudden; 11. Soft law never dies Richard Rawlings; 12. The impact of public law litigation Maurice Sunkin; 13. Designing and operating constitutions in global context Cheryl Saunders.




Modern Administrative Law in Australia Concepts and Context

Edited by Matthew Groves Monash University

Modern Administrative Law in Australia provides an authoritative overview of administrative law in Australia. The book examines the structure and themes of administrative law, the theory and practice of judicial review, and the workings of administrative law beyond the courts. Administrative law affects innumerable aspects of political, commercial and private life, and yet is often considered difficult to understand. Modern Administrative Law unravels the intricacies and reveals how they are applied in real cases. It is an essential reference for students and practitioners of administrative law. • The full range of the subject is explored, from first principles to the cutting edge of controversies and concerns unfolding today • Each chapter addresses an important conceptual or procedural concern within administrative law with reference to current issues and trends, including human rights, environmentalism, immigration, privacy and integrity in government • The contributors include highly respected academics from 11 Australian law schools, as well as eminent practitioners

2014 248 x 174 mm 432pp 9781107692190 | AU$144.95 / NZ$159.95 PB


Part I. The Structure and Themes of Administrative Law: 1. Administrative law in the Australian environment Matthew Groves and Janina Boughey; 2. Administrative law in Australia: themes and values revisited Robert S. French; 3. The public/private distinction and the reach of administrative law Chris Finn; 4. Human rights and judicial review: two sides of the same coin? Alison Duxbury; 5. Security and fairness in Australian public law Ben Saul; 6. Statutory interpretation and administrative law Jeffrey Barnes; 7. Standing to maintain public law proceedings Andrew Edgar; Part II. Judicial Review: 8. The constitutional dimension Stephen Gageler; 9. Australia’s codification of judicial review: has the legislative effort been worth it? Peter Billings and Anthony E. Cassimatis; 10. The evolution and entrenchment of natural justice Matthew Groves; 11. Holding government to its word: legitimate expectations and estoppels in administrative law Greg Weeks; 12. Jurisdictional error and beyond Mark Aronson; 13. Privative clauses: politics, legality and the constitutional dimension Simon Young; Part III. Beyond the Courts: 14. The integrity branch: a ‘system’, and ‘industry’, or a sensible emerging fourth arm of the government? A. J. Brown; 15. The ombudsman Anita Stuhmcke; 16. Freedom of information: a new era with old tensions Judith Bannister; 17. Privacy Moira Paterson; 18. Tribunals and merits review Robin Creyke; 19. ‘Fair is foul and foul is fair’: migration tribunals and a fair hearing Linda Pearson.




Government Accountability Australian Administrative Law

Judith Bannister University of Adelaide

Gabrielle Appleby University of Adelaide

and Anna Olijnyk University of Adelaide

Government Accountability: Australian Administrative Law offers an accessible introduction to administrative law in Australia by reference to its guiding principle, accountability. Government Accountability is a concise introduction to administrative law in Australia that clearly explains the intricacies of the field and provides readers with the theoretical and practical knowledge to analyse the decisions and actions of government. • A clear concise text that provides a current selection of relevant cases pitched at the appropriate level for undergraduate students • An accessible introduction to administrative law in theory, law and practice • Provides case extracts to offer practical examples of the principles being discussed

2014 248 x 174 mm 665pp 9781107667884 | AU$135.95 / NZ$149.95 PB


1. Introduction; Part I. Administrative Decision-making: 2. Organisation and structure of government; 3. Administrative powers; 4. Delegated legislation; Part II. Accountability Mechanisms: 5. Public investigatory bodies; 6. Information disclosure; 7. Review sought by affected persons; Part III. Merits Review: 8. Review on the merits; 9. Administrative review tribunals; Part IV. Judicial Review: 10. Introduction to judicial review; 11. Limits on judicial review; 12. Introduction to the grounds of review; 13. Procedural fairness; 14. Determining the scope of a power; 15. Improper exercise of power; 16. Consequences of unlawful action.




Australian Commercial Law Dilan Thampapillai

Claudio Bozzi

Vivi Tan

and Anne Matthew

Australian National University Victoria University of Technology

Deakin University

Queensland University of Technology

Australian Commercial Law offers a concise yet comprehensive introduction to commercial law in Australia. The textbook provides a thorough and detailed discussion of a variety of topics in commercial law such as agency, bailment, the sale of goods, the transfer of property and the Personal Property Securities Act. Australian Commercial Law is an indispensable resource for students who are seeking a comprehensive understanding of commercial law. • Provides a comprehensive treatment of the key areas of commercial law as well as the key areas of the new Australian Consumer Law • Written in a clear and accessible style • Includes excerpts from judgements to illustrate points of law

2015 247 x 173 mm 544pp


9781107674578 | AU$124.95 / NZ$137.95 PB

1. Personal property; 2. Sale of goods; 3. Transfer of property; 4. Price and delivery; 5. Agency law; 6. Bailment; 7. Personal Property Securities Act; 8. Contracts of guarantee; 9. Insurance; 10. Product liability; 11. The Australian Consumer Law; 12. Unfair contract terms; 13. Consumer guarantees; 14. Unconscionable conduct; 15. Misleading and deceptive conduct; 16. Remedies under the ACL.





Australian Export A Guide to Law and Practice

Justin Malbon Monash University

and Bernard Bishop Griffith University

Australian Export: A Guide to Law and Practice remains an ideal introduction and guide to the legal requirements and processes that affect international transactions, and their commercial implications. This new edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect recent legal developments in Australia and internationally, and the coverage of many topics has been expanded. New examples and case studies have been added, and each chapter now includes key concepts and further reading to reinforce learning. • A concise and accessible overview of relevant laws and procedures • Thoroughly updated to reflect recent legal developments in Australia and internationally • Additional resources, including chapter summaries, additional case studies, PowerPoint slides and discussion questions, are available online

2014 247 x 175 mm 352pp


9781107634008 | AU$113.95 / NZ$125.95 PB

1. An introduction to the export and import of goods and services; 2. Contracts for the international sale of goods; 3. Incoterms; 4. Payment; 5. Transport of exported goods; 6. Cargo insurance; 7. Customs and anti-dumping; 8. Exporting through an overseas representative; 9. Exporting via licensing and franchising arrangements; 10. Exporting via an overseas business presence; 11. Dispute settlement; 12. Exporters and the WTO.





Corporate Insolvency Law Perspectives and Principles

Vanessa Finch

London School of Economics and Political Science

This second edition takes into account the changes that have recently reshaped insolvency law and practice, and proposes a new framework designed to help insolvency law develop with coherence and purpose. It will appeal to academics, insolvency professionals and students at advanced undergraduate as well as graduate levels. • Links theory and practice whilst offering a critical approach that challenges conceptual underpinnings and draws on disciplines beyond the law • A substantially revised edition that takes on board the latest legal changes in law and practice, for example the Enterprise Act 2002 on corporate rescue • Examines the shifting boundaries of formal and informal corporate insolvency processes and the changes in the provision and trading of credit, e.g. the pre-packaged administration and the ‘fragmentation’ of credit

2009 229 x 152 mm 918pp 9780521878104 | AU$365.00 / NZ$394.95 HB 9780521701822 | AU$130.00 / NZ$140.95 PB


… this is a valuable addition to the specialist library. … the author is to be congratulated for the sheer amount of work and scholarship that she has put into this book, which should not be off the shelves of any serious student of the subject.” International Company and Commercial Law Review

Introduction; Part I. Agendas and Objectives: 1. The roots of corporate insolvency law; 2. Aims, objectives and benchmarks; Part II. The Context of Corporate Insolvency Law: Financial and Institutional: 3. Insolvency and corporate borrowing; 4. Corporate failure; 5. Insolvency practitioners and turnaround professionals; Part III. The Quest for Turnaround: 6. Rescue; 7. Informal rescue; 8. Receivers and their role; 9. Administration; 10. Prepackaged administrations; 11. Company arrangements; 12. Rethinking rescue; Part IV. Gathering and Distributing the Assets: 13. Gathering the assets: the role of liquidation; 14. The pari passu principle; 15. Bypassing pari passu; Part V. The Impact of Corporate Insolvency: 16. Directors in troubled times; 17. Employees in distress; Conclusion.





Modern Criminal Law of Australia


Jeremy Gans

University of Melbourne

Modern Criminal Law of Australia is a guide to interpreting and understanding statutory offence provisions in every Australian jurisdiction. It covers the common law, traditional code and model code systems, and includes examples from all states. This unique book provides students with the skills to practise law anywhere in Australia. • This text has a statutory interpretation focus. It teaches the subject through understanding the statutes, not necessarily the cases • Focuses on federal or nation-wide offences • Features a heavy use of running examples including money laundering, offensive conduct, driving offences, pollution, trafficking, sexual offences and people smuggling • This title has criminal procedure fully integrated

2016 247 x 174 mm 500pp 

Contents 1. Words; 2. Choices; 3. Conduct; 4. Results; 5. Circumstances; 6. Sentences; 7. Standards; 8. Groups; 9. Failures; 10. Exceptions; 11. Victims; 12. States.

9781107565975 | AU$ 124.95 / NZ$134.95 PB




Principles of Cybercrime


Jonathan Clough Monash University

Digital technology has transformed the way in which we socialise and do business. Proving the maxim that crime follows opportunity, virtually every advance has been accompanied by a corresponding niche to be exploited for criminal purposes: so-called ‘cybercrimes’. Focusing on Australia, Canada, the UK and the USA, this book provides a comprehensive analysis of the legal principles that apply to the prosecution of cybercrimes. This new edition has been fully revised to take into account changes in online offending, as well as new case law and legislation in this rapidly developing area of the law. • Doctrinal analysis of cybercrime laws allows for a deeper understanding of the applicable laws in this new and developing area of the law • Overviews of the law of each jurisdiction allow others to learn lessons from the experience of these four countries • Discusses in detail the Council of Europe Convention on Cybercrime, the most comprehensive instrument addressing the challenges of cybercrime

2015 229 x 150 mm 579pp 9781107034570 | AU$225.00 / NZ$247.95 HB 9781107698161 | AU$120.00 / NZ$131.95 PB


Part I. Introduction: 1. Cybercrime; Part II. Computer as Target: 2. Computer as target; 3. Access offences; 4. Modification or impairment of data; 5. Misuse of devices; 6. Interception of data; Part III. Fraud and Related Offences: 7. Fraud; 8. Criminal copyright infringement; 9. ‘Spam’; Part IV. Content-Related Offences: 10. Child pornography; Part V. Offences against the Person: 11. ‘Grooming’; 12. Harassment; 13. Voyeurism; Part VI. Jurisdiction: 14. Jurisdiction.




An Introduction to International Arbitration Ilias Bantekas Brunel University

This concise yet comprehensive textbook introduces the reader to the law and practice of international arbitration. Written by a renowned scholar and practitioner, this book explains the divergent issues of civil procedure, contracts, conflict of laws and international law amongst others in a clear and accessible manner. • Short, concise and accessible – ideal for students and practitioners without prior expertise in arbitration • First two chapters explain the foundational concepts and provide a holistic view of arbitration • Footnotes contain sources, not references to further reading

2015 227 x 153 mm 392pp 9781107111073 | AU$195.00 / NZ$214.95 HB 9781107527805 | AU$74.95 / NZ$82.95 PB

Contents 1. Introduction to international arbitration; 2. The laws and rules applicable to arbitration; 3. The agreement to arbitrate; 4. The arbitral tribunal; 5. Arbitration and the courts; 6. The conduct of arbitral proceedings; 7. Arbitral awards and challenges against awards; 8. Recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards; 9. Consumer and online arbitration; 10. Investment arbitration.





The Principles and Practice of International Commercial Arbitration Margaret L. Moses Loyola University, Chicago

This book provides the reader with immediate access to understanding the world of international arbitration by explaining how and why arbitration works. It is short and readable, but comprehensive in its coverage of the basic requirements, including the most recent changes in arbitration laws, rules and guidelines. • Covers the latest changes in arbitration laws, rules and guidelines • Short and readable and includes comments of arbitrators and counsel on their views and experience of arbitration • Provides a comprehensive overview of international commercial arbitration

This book is the best up-to-date introduction to international commercial arbitration, including investment arbitration, that is available … Another engaging feature of Professor Moses’s book is that it is clearly and attractively written and describes the problems of arbitration in a concrete and realistic way, taking account of real life practice. It is unusual to find a work by a law professor which is both a sound work of scholarship and which an arbitration practitioner finds accurately describes the real world in which he is working. In conclusion, this is an excellent current introduction to international commercial arbitration which will be invaluable both to students and to general practitioners seeking an understanding of international commercial arbitration.” Christopher R. Seppälä, Partner, White Case LLP, Paris

2012 228 x 153 mm 392pp


9781107008786 | AU$175.00 / NZ$189.95 HB

1. Introduction to international commercial arbitration; 2. The arbitration agreement; 3. Drafting the arbitration agreement; 4. Applicable laws and rules; 5. Judicial assistance for arbitration; 6. The tribunal; 7. The arbitral proceedings; 8. The award; 9. Attempts to set aside an award; 10. Enforcement of the award; 11. Investment arbitration.

9781107401334 | AU$62.95 / NZ$69.95 PB




Law and the Technologies of the Twenty-First Century Text and Materials

Roger Brownsword King’s College London

and Morag Goodwin

Universiteit van Tilburg, The Netherlands

A clear and comprehensive introduction for students studying key regulatory challenges posed by technologies in the twenty-first century. Co-authored by a leading scholar in the field with a new scholar to the area, it combines comprehensive knowledge with a fresh perspective. Essential reading for students of law and technology. • First book on the market looking at law and technology generally • Materials integrated throughout for full perspective on the field

Law and the Technologies of the Twenty-First Century represents a significant addition to the body of academic texts concerning regulation and regulatory theory.” Michael Wixen, CTLR: The Journal of E-Commerce, Technology and Communications

• Scientific material explained without overloading the student with technical data

Law in Context

2012 246 x 173 mm 492pp 9781107006553 | AU$190.00 / NZ$208.95 HB 9780521186247 | AU$94.95 / NZ$104.95 PB


Part I. General Introduction: 1. Law and the technologies of the twenty-first century; 2. The regulatory environment: UK Biobank, eBay, and Wikipedia; 3. Four key regulatory challenges; 4. Technology as a regulatory tool: DNA profiling and Marper; Part II. Regulatory Prudence and Precaution: 5. Regulatory prudence I: health, safety and environment, GM crops, nanoparticles, and sound science; 6. Regulatory prudence II: precaution; Part III. Regulatory Legitimacy: 7. The

legitimacy of the regulatory environment – the basic ideas; 8. Key boundary-marking concepts; 9. Human rights as boundary-markers; 10. Understanding procedural legitimacy – the role of public participation in technology regulation; Part IV. Regulatory Effectiveness: 11. Regulatory effectiveness I; 12. Regulatory effectiveness II: failure by regulators; 13. Regulatory effectiveness III: resistance by regulatees; 14. Regulatory effectiveness IV: third-party interference and disruptive externalities; Part V. Regulatory Connection: 15. Regulatory connection I: getting connected; 16. Regulatory connection II: disconnection and sustainability; Part VI. Concluding Overview: 17. From law to code: the surveillance society and Marper revisited.





Social Media and Electronic Commerce Law Alan Davidson

University of Queensland

Social Media and Electronic Commerce Law is designed to provide students and legal practitioners with a thorough and engaging exploration of the laws, regulations and grey areas of commerce via online platforms. This new edition has been thoroughly revised to address changes in legislation and recent court judgments, and to reflect the dynamic sphere of social media. Written in an accessible style, Social Media and Electronic Commerce Law investigates the challenges facing legal practitioners and commercial parties in this dynamic field, as well as the underlying legal theory that governs it. • Thoroughly revised to reflect the dynamic sphere of social media, as well as addressing changes in legislation and recent court judgments • Includes new chapters focusing on internet and e-commerce law regarding social media, P2P file sharing, Cloud computing and workplace issues, with an emphasis on data security made particularly relevant by the proliferation of hacking incidents • Written in a clear and accessible style

2015 248 x 175 mm 452pp 9781107500532 | AU$124.95 / NZ$137.95 PB


Part I. Introduction: 1. An electronic renaissance – digital lex mercatoria and digital persona; 2. The rule of cyberspace; Part II. Social Media: 3. Social media law; 4. Peer-to-peer file sharing; 5. Cloud computing; 6. Social media and the workplace; 7. Defamation in cyberspace; 8. Privacy in cyberspace; 9. Electronic mail and online presence; 10. Online censorship; Part III. Electronic Commerce: 11. Electronic commerce and the law of contract; 12. Online contracting; 13. Electronic signatures; 14. Copyright issues in electronic commerce; 15. Trade marks, patents and circuit layouts; 16. Domain names; 17. Jurisdiction in cyberspace; 18. Cybercrime; 19. Evidence of electronic records; Part IV. Conclusion: 20. Cyberspace reflections and conclusions.




Law in Context

Labour Law Hugh Collins

London School of Economics and Political Science

K. D. Ewing

King’s College London

and Aileen McColgan King’s College London

Labour Law provides a comprehensive and critical account of the subject by a distinguished author team. Providing commentary and integrated materials, it fully equips the student. Case studies show the law ‘in action’. The text’s clear structure, logical chapter organisation and uncluttered text design combine to make it essential reading. • Definitive account of the subject by the UK’s foremost employment law scholars • Comprehensive text and integrated materials fully equip the student • Clear 20-chapter structure maps onto either the full or half employment law module • Case studies illustrating employment law ‘in action’ ensure full engagement and understanding

2012 245 x 174 mm 980pp 9781107027824 | AU$215.00 / US$236.95 HB 9781107608863 | AU$94.95 / NZ$104.95 PB

Collins, Ewing, and McColgan’s Labour Law provides one of the finest examples of a research-led teaching manual. Its users will no doubt emerge with an authoritative, rich, and critical understanding of English labour law, and fully appreciate the development of this multifaceted legal discipline in the broader European and international context. ‘Labour law’ at its best.” Dr Nicola Countouris, University College London


Part I. Introduction: 1. Nature and sources of labour law; 2. Globalisation and labour law; Part II. The Contract of Employment: 3. Terms of the contract of employment; 4. Authority and implied obligations; 5. Flexibility and precarious work; 6. The personal scope of labour law; Part III. Statutory Regulation of the Employment Relationship: 7. Wages; 8. Working time; 9. Equality; 10. Work/life balance; 11. Civil liberties at work; Part IV. Collective Labour Rights: 12. Freedom of association and the right to organise; 13. Freedom of association and trade union autonomy; 14. The right to bargain collectively; 15. The right to be informed and consulted; 16. Collective action and the right to strike; 17. Liability for collective action; Part V. Termination of Employment: 18. Wrongful dismissal; 19. Unfair dismissal; 20. Economic dismissal.




International Environmental Law Pierre-Marie Dupuy

Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva

and Jorge E. Viñuales University of Cambridge

An accessible, up-to-date and legally rigorous introduction to contemporary international environmental law. Detailed references combined with numerous figures and tables provide a conceptually clear understanding of the law in this area. • Covers emerging topics such as foreign investment and the environment, environmental migration, climate change and human rights, technology diffusion, and environmental security in post-conflict settings • A conceptually clear introduction to a complex subject • Engages with technical aspects that some books avoid to ensure full understanding • Precise and clear language makes international environmental law accessible to those new to the subject

2015 247 x 175 mm 515pp  9781107041240 | AU$165.00 / NZ$181.95 HB 9781107673342 | AU$67.95 / NZ$74.95 PB


This is an excellent book, well organized and clearly written … It provides an innovative approach to the analysis of international environmental law, not as a self-standing system … but as an inseparable part of public international law, including the law on the protection of human rights, on foreign investments, security and international trade. The cross-cutting influence of environmental law within these fields is treated by the authors with original insights, exceptional systematic skill and a wealth of important documentation. This book is an indispensable tool for academics and practitioners who are confronted with the central issue of our time, how to strike a proper balance between economic development and environmental protection.” Francesco Francioni, European University Institute, Florence and LUISS, Rome

Introduction; Part I. Foundations: 1. Emergence and development of international environmental law; 2. Main features of international environmental law; 3. The principles of international environmental law; Part II. Substantive Regulation: 4. Oceans, seas and freshwater; 5. Atmosphere; 6. Biological diversity; 7. Dangerous substances and activities; Part III. Implementation: 8. Traditional approaches: responsibility/liability/adjudication; 9. Alternative approaches – facilitation and management of ‘noncompliance’; Part IV. Interactions with Other Branches: 10. Interactions with human rights law; 11. Interactions with the law of armed conflict; 12. Interactions with international economic law.




Mining and Energy Law Samantha Hepburn Deakin University

Mining and Energy Law is the only textbook available that encompasses a discussion of both the law and the policy of mining and resource regulation in existing and emergent areas, for the Commonwealth as well as for the states and territories in Australia. The book is the ideal starting point for anyone seeking to understand the regulatory regimes and policy challenges relevant to one of Australia’s most important industry sectors. • The only student-focused textbook that covers in detail all the issues relating to mining and energy law, across all Australian states and territories (including federal law) • Explores the legal regimes that have emerged in response to more recent developments, such as coal seam gas, renewable energy and geo-sequestration • Features case and statutory discussions as well as relevant revision questions

2015 245 x 174 mm 450pp


9781107663237 | AU$155.95 / NZ$171.95 PB

1. Ownership of minerals and natural resources; 2. Resource titles: permits, licenses and leases; 3. Australian offshore petroleum and minerals regulation; 4. Natural gas regulation; 5. Unconventional gas regulation; 6. Renewable energy: regulation, the RET, wind energy and the market framework; 7. Carbon capture sequestration; 8. Climate change and mining and energy policy; 9. Environmental regulation; 10. Mining agreements and revenue frameworks.




Principles of International Environmental Law


Philippe Sands

University College London

and Jacqueline Peel University of Melbourne

A new edition of this seminal textbook which offers comprehensive and critical commentary on international environmental law. It is an essential guide to the course that covers key topics, incorporates the latest developments in treaty and case law and draws links to other areas of international law. • Leading textbook in an area of growing importance and complexity, an essential guide for students of international environmental law • Critical commentary on some of the world’s most pressing problems including climate change, biodiversity and regulating pollution and waste • Looks at the contribution made by different groups – governments, courts and non-state actors – for a full understanding of the protagonists involved

The third edition of Principles of International Environmental Law is the ultimate book for all interested in studying this subject. It provides an exhaustive analysis of contemporary international environmental law, from the perspectives of its historical and political development. Written by leading experts with a worldwide reputation, it will be, as its two previous editions were, a must in studies of international environmental law. With a clearer structure than previous editions, it is erudite but accessible and it provides a wealth of information.” Malgosia Fitzmaurice, Queen Mary University of London

2012 246 x 188 mm 988pp 9780521769594 | AU$250.00 / NZ$270.95 HB 9780521140935 | AU$97.95 / NZ$107.95 PB


Part I. The Legal and Institutional Framework: 1. The environment and international society: issues, concepts and definitions; 2. History; 3. Governance: states, international organisations and non-state actors; 4. International law-making and regulation; 5. Compliance: implementation, enforcement and dispute settlement; Part II. Principles and Rules Establishing Standards: 6. General principles and rules; 7. Atmosphere and climate change; 8. Freshwater resources; 9. Oceans, seas and fisheries; 10. Biodiversity; 11. Hazardous substances and activities; 12. Waste; 13. Polar regions; Part III. Techniques for Implementing International Principles and Rules: 14. Environmental impact assessment; 15. Environmental information; 16. Financial resources, technology transfer and intellectual property; 17. Liability for environmental damage; Part IV. Linkage of International Environmental Law and Other Areas of International Law: 18. Human rights and armed conflict; 19. International trade and competition; 20. Foreign investment; 21. Future developments.


Michael Bryan

Simone Degeling

Scott Donald

Vicki Vann

University of Melbourne University of New South Wales



A Sourcebook on Equity and Trusts in Australia


University of New South Wales Monash University

A Sourcebook on Equity and Trusts in Australia can be used as both a freestanding casebook and as a companion to the Equity and Trusts in Australia textbook. This casebook follows the structure of Equity and Trusts in Australia and provides a selection of primary legal materials together with accompanying commentary and discussion, covering the principal areas of equity and the law of trusts taught in Australian law schools. Clearly written by authors with extensive experience in the field, this casebook encourages students to engage with the principles of equity and the law of trusts and to understand how they apply in the real world. • The book is student-focused, with an emphasis on pedagogy, contemporary and non-polemical analysis, and depth of expertise

2016 247 x 174 mm 700pp  9781107663213 | AU$144.95 / NZ$159.95 PB


Part I. Introduction: 1. Introduction; Part II. Equitable Remedies: 2. An introduction to equitable remedies; 3. Specific performance, injunctions and equitable damages; 4. Monetary remedies in equity; 5. Rescission and rectification; 6. Bars to relief; Part III. Equity, Contract and Property: 7. Equity and contract; 8. Equitable proprietary interests; 9. Equitable assignments; Part IV. Equitable Obligations: 10. Fiduciary relationships; 11. Third party participation in a breach of fiduciary obligation; 12. Breach of confidence; Part V. Express Trust: 13. The concept of the express trust; 14. Certainty requirements in the law of trusts; 15. Creating an express trust; 16. Trusts for charitable purposes; Part VI. Performing the Trust: 17. Trustees’ duties and powers; 18. Investment of trust funds; 19. Trustees’ rights; Part VII. Breach of Trust: 20. Breach of trust: defences and remedies; 21. Tracing; Part VIII. Non-consensual Trusts: 22. Resulting trusts; 23. Constructive trusts.




Equity and Trusts in Australia M.W. Bryan

University of Melbourne

V.J. Vann

Monash University

Equity and Trusts in Australia is a practical and engaging introduction to equitable and trusts law in Australia. Drawing on the authors’ collective 45 years of teaching experience, this text is carefully designed to cater to the needs of undergraduate law and Juris Doctor students approaching equity and trust law for the first time. The accompanying companion website is an invaluable resource for students and lecturers, featuring further reading, discussion point and practice exercises and solutions. • Provides a clear and accessible explanation of key theories and terminology and demonstrates how these are applied in practice • Comprehensively cross-referenced, the book draws links between equity and trusts doctrines and their relationship with the wider law • Material is presented in a succinct and clear manner, supported by simple, topical examples, so as not to overburden the beginner student with dense mathematics and case law

2012 247 x 173 mm 454pp  9780521676632 | AU$119.95 / NZ$131.95 PB


Part I. Introduction: 1. An overview of equity; Part II. Equitable Remedies: 2. An introduction to equitable remedies; 3. Specific performance, injunctions and equitable damages; 4. Monetary remedies in equity; 5. Rescission, rectification and declarations; 6. Bars to relief; Part III. Equity, Contract and Property: 7. Equity in contract law; 8. Equitable proprietary interests; 9. Equitable assignments; Part IV. Equitable Obligations: 10. Fiduciary obligations; 11. Participants in a breach of fiduciary obligation; 12. Breach of confidence; Part V. Express Trusts: 13. The concept of the express trust; 14. Certainty requirements in the law of trusts; 15. Creating an express trust; 16. Trusts for charitable and non-charitable purposes; Part VI. Performing the Trust: 17. Trustees’ duties and powers; 18. Investment of trust funds; 19. Trustees’ rights and liabilities; Part VII. Breach of Trust: 20. Breach of trust: defences and remedies; 21. Tracing; Part VIII. Non-consensual Trusts: 22. Resulting trusts; 23. Constructive trusts.


Michael Bryan

Vicki Vann

Scott Donald

Simone Degeling

University of Melbourne University of New South Wales



Equity and Trusts in Australia: Principles and Sourcebook Bundle


Monash University University of New South Wales

Bundle includes: Equity and Trusts in Australia (see page 21); A Sourcebook on Equity and Trusts in Australia (see page 20). This comprehensive principles and sourcebook bundle allows students to both develop and further their knowledge on equitable and trusts law in Australia by providing a theoretical basis and application to case examples.

2016 9781316663998 | AU$214.95 / NZ$232.95 PB


Text 1: Equity and Trusts in Australia (see page 21) Text 2: A Sourcebook on Equity and Trusts in Australia (see page 20)




Law in Context

Moffat’s Trusts Law


Text and Materials

Jonathan Garton

No other text comes close to providing such a range of useful materials. A unique and valuable resource.”

University of Warwick

Graham Moffat University of Warwick

Gerry Bean

DLA Piper, Melbourne

Charlie Webb, London School of Economics and Political Science

and Rebecca Probert University of Warwick

This fully revised and updated new edition covers recent statutory developments and explores the impact of a wealth of new cases. Restructured to include a new chapter on the internationalisation of the trust and an online chapter on occupational pension schemes, it remains the serious student’s textbook of choice. • The book utilises a range of teaching methods, including identifying key ‘points to consider’, use of visual aids and discussion questions • Restructured to include a new chapter on internationalisation of the trust and an online chapter on occupational pension schemes • Retains its hallmark combination of a contextualised approach and a commercial focus

2015 244 x 173 mm 1178pp  9781107105485 | AU$235.00 / NZ$258.95 HB 9781107512832 | AU$94.95 / NZ$104.95 PB

Contents 1. Trusts introduced; 2. The evolution of the private express trust; 3. Taxation and the private express trust; 4. Creating the trust – I; 5. Creating the trust – II; 6. Trusts and public policy; 7. Flexibility in relation to beneficial entitlement; 8. An introduction to trustees and trusteeship; 9. Aspects of the management of trusts; 10. Trusteeship, control and breach of trust; 11. Implied trusts and the family home; 12. Trusts in commerce I: commerce and equitable remedies; 13. Trusts in commerce II: commerce, credit and the trust; 14. Trusts in commerce III: fiduciary relationships, commerce and the trust; 15. Trust, contract and unincorporated associations; 16. An introduction to the law of charity; 17. A legal definition of ‘charity’; 18. The regulation of charities; 19. Trusts – an international dimension.





An Introduction to European Law Robert Schütze University of Durham

Written with exceptional clarity, simplicity and precision, this short textbook guides readers through the core elements of European law. The second edition includes an entirely new chapter on the internal market, and a companion website features full ‘Lisbonised’ versions of all of the cases cited in the text. • Clearly sets out the key principles and central topics taught on EU law courses • Succinct overview which also indicates key debates and controversies in the field • Numerous illustrations reinforce key concepts to aid understanding

Marked by the lucidity of expression, dexterity of analysis and accessibility of the first edition, this second edition brings to life this field of EU law whilst providing students with all the tools they need to understand and enjoy this complex and contested subject.” Damian Chalmers, London School of Economics and Political Science

2015 228 x 153 mm 380pp 9781107111813 | AU$120.00 / NZ$131.95 HB 9781107530324 | AU$51.95 / NZ$57.95 PB


Introduction; Part I. European Law: Creation: 1. Union institutions; 2. Union legislation; 3. Union competences; 4. Fundamental rights; Part II. European Law: Enforcement: 5. Direct effect; 6. (Legal) supremacy; 7. National actions; 8. European actions; Part III. European Law: Substance: 9. Internal market: goods I; 10. Internal market: goods II; 11. Internal market: persons; 12. Competition law: cartels.




European Union Law Robert Schütze University of Durham

• Combines straightforward explanation with scholarly analysis, highlighting theoretical approaches and key academic debates

Schütze’s book is comprehensive, thoughtful and up to date. The analysis of the case law displays his customary lucid style. Written in coherent prose, without long excerpts interrupting the flow of the text the reader gets to see a fuller and more stimulating picture of EU law.”

• A two-colour design emphasises case extracts and enhances figures and tables

Stefan Enchelmaier, Lincoln College, Oxford

Written with exceptional clarity, European Union Law examines all the core constitutional and substantive topics of EU law. Student learning is supported by numerous case extracts, suggestions for further reading and more than 100 visual aids. A companion website features full ‘Lisbonised’ versions of the cases cited in the text. • Integrates numerous case extracts while maintaining a continuous, single-authored narrative

2015 246 x 174 mm 1064pp  9781107071209 | AU$190.00 / NZ$208.95 HB 9781107416536 | AU$94.95 / NZ$104.95 PB


Part I. Constitutional Foundations: 1. Constitutional history: from Paris to Lisbon; 2. Constitutional nature: a federation of states; 3. European law:

nature – direct effect; 4. European law: nature – supremacy; 5. Governmental structure: Union institutions I; 6. Governmental structure: Union institutions II; Part II. Governmental Powers: 7. Legislative powers: competences and procedures; 8. External powers: competences and procedures; 9. Executive powers: competences and procedures; 10. Judicial powers I: European procedures; 11. Judicial powers II: national procedures; 12. Judicial powers III: EU fundamental rights; Part III. Substantive Law; Section 1. Internal Market: 13. Free movement of goods I: negative integration; 14. Free movement of goods II: positive integration; 15. Free movement of persons: workers and beyond; 16. Free movement of services and capital; Section 2. Union Policies: 17. Competition law I: private undertakings; 18. Competition law II: state interferences; 19. Internal policies: an overview; 20. External policies: an overview. .





European Union Law Text and Materials

Damian Chalmers

London School of Economics and Political Science

Gareth Davies

VU University Amsterdam

and Giorgio Monti

European University Institute, Florence

Updated to reflect the new post-crisis Europe, this market-leading textbook presents the current state of EU institutional law, the internal market and competition law. Retaining the authority, accessibility and critical analysis of previous editions, the new edition will continue to be the preferred choice of European law teachers and students. • Completely updated to reflect EU law’s reaction to Eurozone upheavals • Restructured to add and remove material in response to teachers’ feedback • Retains hallmark style of critical analysis combined with engaging discursive tone

2014 245 x 186 mm 1219pp 9781107664340 | AU$105.00 / NZ$115.95 PB

This work is essential for a thorough understanding of the central aspects of EU law. It examines the subject critically and accessibly, encourages readers to engage with the issues, and helps them understand the workings of the EU legal order. It stimulates engagement with the case law and with the literature on EU Law. It is the clear market leader.” Laurence Gormley, University of Groningen

Contents 1. European integration and the Treaty on European Union; 2. The EU institutions; 3. Union law-making; 4. The EU judicial order; 5. The authority of EU law; 6. Fundamental rights; 7. Rights and remedies in national courts; 8. The infringement proceedings; 9. Governance; 10. Judicial review; 11. Citizenship of the Union; 12. EU law and non-EU nationals; 13. Equal opportunities law and policy; 14. EU criminal law; 15. The internal market; 16. Economic and monetary union; 17. The free movement of goods; 18. The free movement of services; 19. The pursuit of an occupation in another member state; 20. Trade restrictions and public goods; 21. EU competition law: function and enforcement; 22. Antitrust and monopolies; 23. State aid law.




An Introduction to Equality and Discrimination Law in Australia


Beth Gaze

University of Melbourne

and Belinda Smith University of Sydney

This text explores four decades of anti-discrimination laws in Australia. Beth Gaze and Belinda Smith argue that effective laws protecting against and deterring discrimination are vital for a fair future, and emphasise the theoretical and social contexts that underpin this area of the law. • Provides a concise, clear and sophisticated introduction to anti-discrimination law and related areas in Australia • This text has an approach that begins by analysing equality as a goal of the law, and acknowledges that to prevent discrimination, modern laws must challenge the beliefs, practices, systems and structures that enable it • Analyses each of the various important components of the law in turn • Uses case studies and diagrams to explain theory

2016 247 x 174mm 355pp  9781107432253 | AU$114.95 / NZ$124.95 PB


Part 1. Introduction: 1. Equality, discrimination, and law; 2. Historical background to anti-discrimination law; 3. Basic framework of legislation; Part 2. Anti-Discrimination legislation: 4. The attributes; 5. Prohibited Conduct; 6. Areas; 7. Making rights effective: institutions, procedures and remedies; Part 3. Alternative approaches and options: 8. Positive action; 9. Employment discrimination and the Fair Work Act; 10. Government action to advance equality: Human rights and positive measures; 11. Equality rights into the future





International Human Rights Law Cases, Materials, Commentary

Olivier De Schutter

Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium

This updated edition includes detailed coverage of substantive human rights, along with new sections on the war on terror and on the progressive realisation of economic and social rights. It has a new more student-friendly text design and has retained the features which made the first edition so engaging and accessible. • The engaging and critical style, integrated materials including questions and case studies in each chapter, and separate further reading section, combine with the new text design to ensure students gain a deep understanding of this complex subject • New edition has been fully updated and includes more detailed coverage of substantive human rights, climate change and international human rights law theory, ensuring this one book provides students with all the materials they need to succeed • Offers a unique perspective, reflecting the author’s experiences of both working in the field and teaching in the EU and the US

2014 246 x 173 mm 1121pp 9781107063754 | AU$215.00 / NZ$232.95 HB 9781107657212 | AU$87.95 / NZ$95.95 PB

With a robust analytical structure, this important collection of material is put in context, stimulating debate and provoking discussion. The textbook constitutes a guide through the domain of international human rights law, its rules, institutions and processes. It brings to light the ‘unique human rights grammar’. [This book] is an essential tool not only for students, but also for scholars and practitioners. It is a major contribution to the better understanding of a self-contained discipline that is as important as ever.” Dean Spielmann, President, European Court of Human Rights

Contents Part I. The Sources: 1. The emergence of international human rights; 2. State responsibility and ‘jurisdiction’; Part II. The Substantive Obligations:

3. The typology of States’ obligations and the obligation to respect human rights; 4. The application of human rights in private relationships and the obligation to protect; 5. The progressive realization of human rights and the obligation to fulfil; 6. Derogations in time of public emergency; 7. The prohibition of discrimination; Part III. The Mechanisms of Protection: 8. Ensuring compliance with international human rights law: the role of national authorities; 9. The United Nations human rights treaties system; 10. The United Nations Charter-based monitoring of human rights; 11. Regional mechanisms of protection.




International Human Rights Law and Practice Ilias Bantekas Brunel University

and Lutz Oette

School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

The second edition of this innovative textbook, which explores human rights law from a theoretical and practical perspective, has been fully revised and updated. The authors’ talent for critical analysis and clarification makes this an essential student text for disciplines including law, international relations, economics and anthropology.



This is a useful addition to the literature on evidence. Students often struggle with the technical aspects of evidence, and this book approaches the law in a clear, accessible manner.” Colin King, University of Sussex

• Fully revised and updated, including two new chapters on children’s rights and international criminal law • Features new sections on topics including the right to equality and non-discrimination, the protection of refugees and migrants, and sovereign debt and the enjoyment of human rights • Takes an innovative approach, mixing academic rigour and practical emphasis, leading students to a full understanding of the law • New integrated interviews with human rights professionals and practitioners gives the subject immediacy and relevance

2016 247 x 174 mm 800pp 9781107125049 | AU$190.00 / NZ$208.95 HB 9781107562110 | AU$86.95 / NZ$95.95 PB

Contents 1. International human rights law and notions of human rights: foundations, achievements and challenges; 2. International human rights: the normative framework; 3. Human rights in practice; 4. The United Nations charter system; 5. The UN human rights treaty system; 6. Regional human rights treaty systems; 7. Individual complaints procedures; 8. Civil and political rights; 9. Economic, social and cultural rights; 10. Group rights: self-determination, minorities and indigenous peoples; 11. Women’s rights; 12. The right to development, poverty and related rights; 13. Victims’ rights and reparation; 14. The application of human rights in armed conflict and the international criminalisation process; 15. Human rights and counter-terrorism; 16. Non-state actors and human rights; 17. Globalisation and its impact on human rights.


Emily Crawford University of Sydney

and Alison Pert University of Sydney

Up to date with the latest research, this clear and concise textbook provides an accessible examination of international humanitarian law, including emerging trends in theory and practice. Students are expertly guided through the subject with the aid of detailed examples, extracts, discussion questions and suggestions for further reading. • Case studies and other real-life examples illustrate how the law is observed in practice • Each chapter and subject is contextualised with relevant historical, social, and political background, to help students better understand how international humanitarian law regulates the conduct of participants in armed conflict • Chapter introductions and end-of-chapter reading lists support further understanding of the subject

2015 247 x 175 mm 325pp  9781107116177 | AU$165.00 / NZ$181.95 HB 9781107537095 | AU$93.95 / NZ$102.95 PB



International Humanitarian Law


Crawford and Pert have accomplished the seemingly impossible: produced a text on IHL that matches its concise explanations with real scholarly sophistication. It also deftly combines the history of the legal regulation of warfare with the most cutting edge controversies of the field, including drones, targeted killings, and cyberwar. It will be as useful to students as it is to scholars, and has earned a permanent place on my desk.” Jens David Ohlin, Cornell Law School

Contents 1. Historical development of international humanitarian law; 2. The contemporary legal basis of international humanitarian law and its fundamental principles; 3. Types of armed conflicts; 4. Individual status in armed conflict – combatants, non-combatants, direct participation in hostilities and prisoners of war; 5. Protection of the wounded, sick, and shipwrecked; 6. The law of occupation and the protection of civilians; 7. Targeting; 8. Means and methods of warfare; 9. Implementation, enforcement and accountability.




The Conduct of Hostilities under the Law of International Armed Conflict



Yoram Dinstein Tel-Aviv University

This is the leading textbook on the law of international armed conflict. In a completely revised and updated text, the author expertly covers the key principles and explores recent issues which have arisen in the field, including the use of autonomous weapons and the complexities of urban warfare. • The definitive text on the conduct of hostilities by the foremost commentator • New topics covered include the use of autonomous weapons and urban warfare • Successfully balances academic rigour with a clear explanation of complex and often controversial issues

2016 227 x 151 mm 390pp


9781107118409 | AU$ 210.00 / NZ$230.95 HB

1. The general framework; 2. Lawful combatancy; 3. Prohibited weapons; 4. Lawful targets of attack; 5. Protection from attack of civilians and civilian objects; 6. Measures of special protection from attack; 7. Protection of the environment; 8. Specific methods of warfare; 9. War crimes, orders, command responsibility and defences; General conclusions.

9781107544185 | AU$89.95 / NZ$98.95 PB



The Law of Armed Conflict



International Humanitarian Law in War

Gary D. Solis

Georgetown University Law Center

This book introduces law students and undergraduates to the law of war in an age of terrorism. Gary D. Solis leads readers from the basics of armed conflict and international humanitarian law to the finer points of battlefield law. Though US-focused, it includes hundreds of cases from jurisdictions worldwide. • Revised and expanded second edition of the widely adopted armed conflict textbook • Includes up-to-date coverage of cyber warfare, drone warfare, and terrorism • Accessible introduction to the basics of international humanitarian law, including examples of its application

Winner of the ASIL Contribution to a Specialized Field of International Law Award 2011. (First Edition)

2016 261 x 183 mm 864pp 9781107135604 | AU$195.00 / NZ$214.95 HB

Contents Foreword; Preface; Part I. Law of Armed Conflict: International Humanitarian Law in War: 1. Rules of war, laws of war; 2. Codes, conventions, declarations, and regulations; 3. Two World Wars and their law of armed conflict results; 4. Protocols and politics; Part II. Law of Armed Conflict and International Humanitarian Law: A Framework: 5. Conflict status; 6. Individual battlefield status; 7. Law of armed conflict’s four core principles; 8. What is a ‘war crime’?; Part III. Law of Armed Conflict and International Humanitarian Law: Battlefield Issues: 9. Obedience to orders, the first defense; 10. Command responsibility and respondeat superior; 11. Ruses and perfidy; 12. Rules of engagement; 13. Targeting objects; 14. Autonomous weapons, drones, and targeted killing; 15. Human targeting and cross-border counter-attacks; 16. Torture; 17. Cyberwarfare; 18. Attacks on cultural property; 19. The 1980 certain conventional weapons convention; 20. Gas, biological, and chemical weapons treaties; Part IV. Dealing with Violations of Customs and Usages of Warfare: 21. Military commissions; 22. Security detention.




War, Aggression and Self-Defence


Yoram Dinstein Tel-Aviv University

This fifth edition of Yoram Dinstein’s influential textbook is an indispensable guide to the legal issues of war and peace, armed attack, self-defence and enforcement measures taken under the aegis of the Security Council. • Leading textbook on international law of the use of force • Balances clear explanation of basic principles and detailed analysis of key debates • Updated edition looks at Chilcot Inquiry and other recent developments

2011 229 x 152 mm 408pp 9781107008991 | AU$215.00 / NZ$232.95 HB 9781107401457 | AU$94.95 / NZ$102.95 PB

Contents Part I. The Legal Nature of War: 1. What is war?; 2. The course of war; Part II. The Illegality of War: 3. A historical perspective of the legal status of war; 4. The contemporary prohibition of the use of inter-state force; 5. The crime of aggression; 6. Controversial consequences of the change in the legal status of war; Part III. Exceptions to the Prohibition of the Use of Inter-State Force: 7. The concept of self-defence; 8. The modalities of individual self-defence; 9. Collective self-defence; Conclusion.



Australian Intellectual Property Law



Mark J. Davison Monash University

Ann L. Monotti Monash University

and Leanne Wiseman Griffith University

The third edition of Australian Intellectual Property Law has been updated to include the most important recent developments in intellectual property law. Through its comprehensive discussion of the black-letter aspects of the law, and primary emphasis on legal principles and complexities, Australian Intellectual Property Law continues to offer a detailed and scholarly insight into Australian intellectual property law for students and professionals. • Revised and updated to include the most important recent developments in intellectual property law in Australia • Provides a comprehensive discussion of the black-letter aspects of the law • Written by experts in the field of intellectual property law

2015 229 x 153 mm 800pp 9781107472297 | AU$149.95 / NZ$164.95 PB

Contents 1. Introduction; 2. Passing off; 3. Registered trade marks; 4. Exploitation of registered trade marks; 5. Copyright: introduction; 6. Subsistence of copyright; 7. Authorship and first ownership, nature of the rights and duration; 8. Exploitation, infringement and defences; 9. Moral rights, performers’ rights, artist’s resale rights, and other rights; 10. Designs; 11. Equitable doctrine of breach of confidence; 12. Patents for inventions: introduction; 13. Patents for inventions: validity; 14. Patents for inventions: allocation of rights and ownership, the Register and dealings; 15. Patents for inventions: exploitation, infringement and revocation; 16. Plant breeder’s rights; 17. Remedies and miscellaneous issues.





Essentials of WTO Law Peter van den Bossche WTO Appellate Body, Geneva

and Denise Prévost

Universiteit Maastricht, Netherlands

Intended for students and policy makers looking to gain a good understanding of WTO law, this overview of the main rules and procedures of the WTO is written in a concise, accessible and nontechnical manner, and provides both illustrative examples and reading lists to facilitate further learning. • Avoids the technical details which can overload those looking for an introduction to the topic • Demonstrates practical application of theory and rules via fictional illustrative examples • Online resources list shows students where to find the resources they need to look into the ‘real world’ of international trade • Boxes summarising key rulings in WTO case law help readers to see the relevance of dispute settlement rulings and understand how they flesh out the provisions in the WTO agreements

For novice students, academics and practitioners, Essentials of WTO Law is an indispensable starting point for understanding the law and practice of the WTO. In a very clear and succinct style, the authors succeed in conveying to a very wide audience the essence of the function of the WTO, the structure and meaning of its agreements, and the role of the WTO dispute settlement system and its case law. It is the leading primer in WTO law.” Isabelle Van Damme, Référendaire in the chambers of Advocate General Sharpston at the Court of Justice of the European Union, Luxembourg, and Visiting Lecturer, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium

2016 216 x 137 mm 330pp


9781107035836 | AU$120.00 / NZ$131.95 HB

1. International trade and the law of the WTO; 2. Rules on non-discrimination; 3. Rules on market access; 4. Trade liberalisation and other societal values and interests; 5. Rules on unfair trade; 6. Rules regarding harmonisation of national regulation; 7. The institutional aspects of the WTO; 8. The WTO dispute settlement system.

9781107638938 | AU$47.95 / NZ$52.95 PB





The Law and Policy of the World Trade Organization Text, Cases and Materials

Peter Van den Bossche and Werner Zdouc A thoroughly updated new edition of the market-leading textbook on WTO law. Retaining its hallmark clarity and depth, it covers both the institutional and substantive law of the WTO. Questions, assignments and end-of-chapter exercises ensure students’ understanding and engagement. Quite simply this is required reading for WTO law students and practitioners. • All new case law developments explored • Addition of leading practitioner to author team offers additional expertise • Retains comprehensive coverage, rigorous analysis and pedagogical features which ensures its market leading status

The greatest value that I find in this book is the simplicity with which it presents a highly complex field. Not only is the book easy to read, but it is also highly systematic in its presentation. Each chapter takes the reader through a step-by-step process which, taken with the summaries of relevant cases, ensures that by its completion, the reader is well versed with the different agreements of the WTO. I would recommend this book to any student and practitioner of WTO law and policy.” William Nyambo Mwanza, student, School of Law, University of Edinburgh

2013 245 x 174 mm 1112pp 9781107024496 | AU$250.00 / NZ$274.95 HB 9781107694293 | AU$107.95 / NZ$118.95 PB

Contents 1. International trade and law of the WTO; 2. The World Trade Organization; 3. WTO Dispute Settlement; 4. Most favoured nation treatment; 5. National treatment; 6. Tariff barriers; 7. Non-tariff barriers; 8. General and security exceptions; 9. Economic emergency exceptions; 10. Regional trade exceptions; 11. Dumping; 12. Subsidies; 13. Technical barriers to trade; 14. Sanitary and phytosanitary measures; 15. Intellectual property rights; 16. Future challenges to the WTO and the multilateral trade system.





Jurisprudence Suri Ratnapala

University of Queensland

Jurisprudence offers a comprehensive overview of legal theory and philosophy. It demystifies the discipline’s major ideas, promoting a deeper understanding of the social, moral and economic dimensions of the law. It critically assesses the major schools of jurisprudential thought throughout history and to the present. • A comprehensive and critical overview of jurisprudence • The book demystifies the subject for students, using engaging prose without sacrificing depth • Includes new material on scientific advances in cognition and human behaviour in relation to the laws, and expanded treatment of radical jurisprudence and natural law

2014 228 x 152 mm 432pp    9781107612570 | AU$62.95 / NZ$69.95 PB


1. Introduction; Part I. Law As It Is: 2. British legal positivism: philosophical roots and command theories; 3. Herbert Hart’s new beginning and new question; 4. Germanic legal positivism: Han Kelsen’s quest for the pure theory of law; 5. Realism in legal theory; Part II. Law and Mortality: 6. Natural law tradition from antiquity to enlightenment; 7. John Finnis’ restatement of classical natural law; 8. Separation of law and morality; Part III. Social Dimensions of Law: 9. Sociological jurisprudence and sociology of law; 10. Radical jurisprudence: challenges to liberal legal theory; 11. Economic analysis of law; 12. Evolutionary jurisprudence; Part IV. Rights and Justice: 13. Fundamental legal conceptions: the building blocks of legal norms; 14. Justice.




Australian Climate Law in Global Context Alexander Zahar Macquarie University

Jacqueline Peel

University of Melbourne

and Lee Godden University of Melbourne

Australian Climate Law in Global Context is a comprehensive guide to current climate change law in Australia and internationally. It considers how the challenge of climate change should be integrated into broader environmental law and management. It is a valuable resource for students in law and environmental science, for current and future legal practitioners and for policy-makers and those in the commercial sector. • The only book in the Australian market that covers both Australia’s new climate laws and the international climate regime in an integrated manner • Includes an extensive bibliography and suggestions for further reading • Provides a clear, well-structured and up-to-date analysis of the subject

2012 228 x 152 mm 485pp    9780521142106 | AU$135.95 / NZ$149.95 PB

Contents Introduction: arguments, themes and overview; 1. Climate law: meaning and context; 2. Legal elements and continued development of the international climate change regime; 3. Measurement and verification of state emissions and legacy of the Kyoto Protocol’s compliance system; 4. Development of climate law in Australia; 5. Putting a price on carbon: regulatory models and emission trading schemes; 6. The regulatory network of the clean development mechanism; 7. The emerging scheme for the protection of forests in developing countries (REDD); 8. Climate finance, technology transfer, and capacity-building for sustainable development; 9. Technology options: legal and regulatory frameworks for transition to a low-carbon economy; 10. Regulation of biosequestration and emission reductions in the land sector in Australia; 11. Adaptation to climate change through legal frameworks.




Law and Religion Russell Sandberg Cardiff University

This innovative text offers the first student introduction to law and religion in England and Wales. Explanatory and critical in approach, it sets out key principles, while engaging fully with controversies. An updating website allows students to track all new developments in this fast-moving field.

Sandberg’s engaging and illuminating narrative brings order and clarity into the piecemeal accretion of legal provision.”

• First textbook developed for the student of law and religion

Church Times

• Comprehensive coverage with concise approach ideal for student audience • Well-organised material and clear writing style guarantee understanding

2011 247 x 175 mm 234pp


9781107003798 | AU$155.00 / NZ$170.95 HB

1. What is ‘law and religion’?; 2. Historical development; 3. Legal definitions of religion; 4. The legal position of religious groups; 5. Religious freedom as a human right; 6. Discrimination on grounds of religion; 7. Religious offences; 8. Religion in schools; 9. Religious law; 10. The clash of arms.

9780521177184 | AU$56.95 / NZ$62.95 PB





Lawyering Skills and the Legal Process Caroline Maughan

University of the West of England, Bristol

and Julian Webb University of Westminster

This book develops students’ understanding and practising of client interviewing, writing and drafting, negotiation and advocacy in the context of the extensive research on the work of the legal profession and the civil and criminal justice systems. • It adopts a workbook approach, enabling students to engage meaningfully with the material • Includes numerous exercises to facilitate teaching and learning • Bridges the gap between academic and practical law for students undertaking undergraduate skillsbased and clinical legal education courses

Law in Context

2005 229 x 152 mm 466pp 9780521619509 | AU$82.95 / NZ$89.95 PB

Contents Preface; Table of cases and legislation; Introduction; 1. Descent into the swamp; 2. Learning to live in the swamp; 3. Law talk and lay talk: lawyers as communicators; 4. You’ll never work alone: group learning and group skills; 5. Interviewing: building the relationship and gaining participation; 6. The ‘Good Lawyer’: ethics and values in legal work; 7. Clarifying language: making sense of writing; 8. Manipulating language: drafting legal documents; 9. Handling conflict: negotiation; 10. Advocacy: case management and preparation; 11. Into court: the deepest swamp?; Further reading.





Migration and Refugee Law Principles and Practice in Australia

John Vrachnas

Mirko Bagaric

Penny Dimopoulos

and Athula Pathinayake

Deakin University Deakin University

Migration and Refugee Law: Principles and Practice in Australia is a comprehensive overview of the legal principles governing the entry of people into Australia. This fully revised third edition provides an accessible analysis of the theory and practice of this complex and controversial area of the law. It combines an astute consideration of theory with the creation of practical policy solutions, and is therefore an essential resource for migration lawyers and agents, government employees, students, judicial officers and policymakers. • Fully revised and updated to include many recent, significant changes in the area of immigration law • Written by authors with extensive expertise and experience in immigration law • Provides migration lawyers and agents, government employees and policy makers, students and judicial officers with an up-to-date and accessible text on the legal principles governing the entry of people into Australia

2011 228 x 152 mm 382pp 9781107623279 | AU$108.95 / NZ$119.95 PB

Contents 1. Historical context to migration; 2. Immigration control: an overview; 3. Basic migration legislation and policy; 4. The visa system and application procedures; 5. Family and interdependency migration and other Australia-based visas; 6. Business and investment visas; 7. Skill-based visas; 8. Temporary visas; 9. Miscellaneous visas; 10. Common visa requirements; 11. Compliance: unlawful non-citizens, removal and deportation; 12. History of the refugees convention and definitional framework; 13. Refugee and humanitarian visas: the statutory structure; 14. Convention grounds; 15. Persecution; 16. Well-founded fear of persecution; 17. Limits on protection of refugees – cessation, exclusion exceptions and protection by another country; 18. Time for a fundamental re-think: need as the criterion for assistance; 19. The determination and review process for migration and refugee decisions.





Modern Legal Drafting A Guide to Using Clearer Language

Peter Butt

University of Sydney

Modern Legal Drafting provides a comprehensive guide to drafting legal documents in plain English. It combines a practical focus with the legal principles that underpin the use of plain language in law. The new edition includes expanded material, many before-and-after examples and draws upon international case law and statutes. • Takes a dual practical and academic approach and goes beyond mere drafting techniques to delve into the theory and case law • Provides many before-and-after examples to bring legal drafting to life • Draws upon international case law and statutes, making it relevant in all countries where English is the language of the law

2013 228 x 153 mm 379pp 9781107607675 | AU$57.95 / NZ$63.95 PB

Contents 1. Introduction; 2. What influences the legal drafter; 3. How legal documents are interpreted; 4. Some benefits of drafting in plain English; 5. How to draft modern documents, part 1: structure and form; 6. How to draft modern documents, part 2: particular issues for legal drafters; 7. How to draft modern documents, part 3: words and phrases; 8. Using the modern style.




Remedies in Australian Private Law Katy Barnett

University of Melbourne

and Sirko Harder University of Sussex

Remedies in Australian Private Law offers a clear, logical and complete treatment of remedies in common law, equity and statute. Designed in response to the rapid expansion of interest in this field of law, it provides readers with a theoretical and practical framework for understanding the principles of private law remedies and how they are applied. The systematic and accessible approach set out in this book will enable students and practitioners to develop an overarching conception of remedial law and thereby enhance their capacity to analyse legal problems and find the best solutions. • The book includes detailed coverage of remedies for tort, breach of contract, the Australian Consumer Law and equitable obligations • Provides a detailed theoretical and practical framework for students • Logical structure illuminates the links and differences between different remedies

2014 247 x 173 mm 552pp 9781107610835 | AU$135.95 / NZ$149.95 PB


1. General introduction; Part I. General Principles of Compensation: 2. Assessment of compensation: general principles; 3. Attribution of responsibility: general principles; 4. Multiple wrongdoers; Part II. Compensation in Specific Contexts: 5. Compensation for breach of contract; 6. Compensation for Tort; 7. Compensation for personal injury and death; 8. Compensation under the Australian Consumer Law; 9. Equitable compensation for breach of equitable obligations; Part III. Remedies Compelling Performance and Related Remedies: 10. Specific performance; 11. Injunctions; 12. Lord Cairns’ Act Damages; Part IV. Remedies as Vindication: 13. Self-help remedies; 14. Exemplary damages, aggravated damages and declaratory relief; 15. Apologies and declaratory relief; Part V. Accounts of Profit and Other Gain-Based Relief for Wrongs: 16. Disgorgement of gains and ‘reasonable fee’ damages; Part VI. Restitution and Giving Back: 17. Personal remedies for unjust enrichment; 18. Rescission; Part VII. Proprietary Remedies: 19. Proprietary remedies; Part VIII. Enforcement of Remedies: 20. Enforcement of remedies.




The Art of Argument A Guide to Mooting

Christopher Kee

Universität Basel, Switzerland and Deakin University

Primarily aimed at students about to undertake or participate in an international mooting competition, The Art of Argument explains step-by-step what to do when you first get the moot problem, how to begin researching the subject matter, why practice makes perfect, and how to handle yourself at the competition. • This is the only book available that focuses on international mooting competitions • It explains in detail the secrets of success to winning an international moot, and is the perfect manual for any student entering these competitions

2007 229 x 152 mm 168pp 9780521685139 | AU$45.95 / NZ$50.95 PB

Contents Preface; Part I. Making the Most of a Moot: 1. Introduction; 2. You’ve made the team – what next?; 3. Being part of a team; 4. Building an argument; 5. Written documents; 6. Oral submission; 7. Practice moots; 8. The competition itself!; 9. After it’s all over; Part II: References and Resources; Part III: International Moots; Index.





Inside Lawyers’ Ethics Christine Parker Monash University

and Adrian Evans Monash University

Inside Lawyers’ Ethics is a lively and practical values-based analysis of the moral dilemmas that lawyers face. This new edition is fully updated, with a new chapter on confidentiality and new case studies and review questions. This edition also contains a self-assessment instrument designed to allow readers to recognise the type of lawyering that most appeals to them. Inside Lawyers’ Ethics promotes self-awareness and offers a positive and enriching approach to problem solving, rather than one based on the ‘don’t get caught’ principle. It is essential reading for students of law and newly qualified legal practitioners. • Case studies and questions which encourage self-reflection are contained in each chapter • Includes a new chapter covering the spectrum of issues surrounding lawyers’ confidentiality • All chapters have been updated and reflect the changes to conduct rules contained in the Australian Solicitors’ Conduct Rules (ASCR)

2013 240 x 170 mm 320pp 9781107641730 | AU$93.95 / NZ$103.95 PB

Contents 1. Introduction: values in practice; 2. Alternatives to adversarial advocacy; 3. The responsibility climate: professionalism and the regulation of lawyers’ ethics; 4. Confidentiality: boundaries and disclosure; 5. Ethics in criminal justice: proof and truth; 6. Civics litigation and excessive adversarialism; 7. Ethics negotiation and alternative dispute resolution; 8. Conflicting loyalties; 9. Lawyers’ fees and costs: billing and over-charging; 10. Corporate lawyers and corporate misconduct; 11. Conclusion – personal professionalism: virtue, values and legal professionalism.




The Good Lawyer A Student Guide to Law and Ethics

Adrian Evans Monash University

Written by a legal ethics expert, The Good Lawyer encourages the development of a sense of social and moral responsibility. It is an invaluable reference for students considering a law degree, or a career in law, and for new lawyers seeking more insight into the moral dimensions of their profession. • Written by an expert on legal ethics • Thorough grounding in ethical theories, balanced with highly practical guidance that is directly relevant to students’ experiences • Includes many examples, diagrams and source documents to illustrate ethical concepts, scenarios and decision making

2014 228 x 152 mm 175pp 9781107423435 | AU$51.95 / NZ$57.95 PB

Contents 1. Good legal education; 2. The law practice landscape – choosing to be a ‘good’ lawyer in a good law firm; 3. Values, ethics and virtue in lawyering; 4. Connecting character to lawyers’ roles; 5. Truth and deception; 6. Professional secrets; 7. Conflicts of loyalty and interest; 8. The morality of competence; 9. Practical wisdom for lawyers.





Collier’s Conflict of Laws Pippa Rogerson University of Cambridge

This reworked version of Conflict of Laws introduces a new generation of students to the classic. It has been completely rewritten to reflect all the recent developments including the increased legislation and case law in the field. Teachers will appreciate the logical structure, which has been reworked to reflect teaching in the field today. Retaining the authority that was the hallmark of the previous edition, this contemporary and comprehensive textbook is essential reading. • Clear and accessible updated version of the classic text on the subject • Focuses on commercial law • Substantially rewritten to reflect all case law and legislative developments • Restructured to map contemporary courses

2013 245 x 173 mm 514pp


9780521513531 | AU$215.00 / NZ$236.95 HB

1. Introduction; 2. Characteristics of the conflict of laws; 3. Domicile and habitual residence procedure; 4. Selected aspects of procedure of the English court; 5. Jurisdiction of the English courts; 6. National rules; 7. Provisional measures; 8. Foreign judgments; 9. Choice of law rules; 10. Contractual obligations; 11. Non-contractual obligations; 12. Property; 13. Avoiding the results of the choice of law process.

9780521735056 | AU$89.95 / NZ$98.95 PB





International Commercial Litigation Text, Cases and Materials on Private International Law

Trevor C. Hartley

London School of Economics and Political Science

Based on traditional private international law, this new edition emphasises the practical requirements of litigation. It adopts a comparative stance, providing material on US and Commonwealth law, as well as the core areas of English and EU law. A companion website features important updates to the law. • Provides everything the student needs to know about international commercial litigation • Offers extensive EU coverage, but also includes a thought-provoking international comparative perspective • Updated to reflect the recast of the Brussels I Regulation and significant updates to EU case law

Professor Hartley has drawn on his extensive theoretical and practical knowledge of private international law both in the EU and the US in order to produce this comparative study on international commercial litigation. He demonstrates a superb ability to explain the law and the underlying principles both in the EU and the US. This book is essential reading for anyone interested in understanding the complicated issues of cross-border litigation in the major legal systems. It is also a first-class textbook with a very pedagogical structure and attitude where [the] author challenges the reader by asking questions to case law that is extensively reproduced in the book … an invaluable piece of scholarship for students and scholars alike.” Peter Arnt Nielsen, Copenhagen Business School

2015 246 x 175 mm 964pp 9781107095892 | AU$295.00 / NZ$324.95 HB 9781107479562 | AU$120.00 / NZ$131.95 PB


Part I. Starting Off: 1. Introduction; Part II. Jurisdiction: 2. Jurisdiction: an analysis; 3. Jurisdiction under EU law; 4. EU law: special jurisdiction; 5. The traditional English rules; 6. Developments in Canada; 7. US law: an outline; 8. Choice-of-court agreements; 9. Jurisdictional conflicts: the common-law approach; 10. Jurisdictional conflicts: the EU approach; 11. Special topic I: product liability; 12. Special topic II: defamation; Part III. Foreign Judgments: 13. Introduction to Part III; 14. EU law; 15. English law: jurisdiction; 16. English law: defences; 17. The Canadian conflicts (judgments) revolution; 18. US law: some highlights; Part IV. Procedure: 19. Freezing assets; 20. Obtaining evidence abroad: forum procedures; 21. Obtaining evidence abroad: international co-operation; Part V. Choice of Law: 22. Introduction to choice of law; 23. Torts; 24. Contracts: the principle of party autonomy; 25. Contracts: legal policy and choice of law; 26. The common-law countries: regulating business, protecting employees and helping consumers; 27. Foreign currency; 28. Property: tangible movables; 29. Contractual rights and property interests – I; 30. Contractual rights and property interests – II; 31 Contractual rights and property interests – III.




The Boundaries of Australian Property Law


Hossein Esmaeili

Flinders University of South Australia

Brendan Grigg

Flinders University of South Australia

The Boundaries of Australian Property Law offers a unique perspective on real property law in Australia. Written by prominent real property law academics from law schools around Australia, and edited by Hossein Esmaeili and Brendan Grigg, this text is a modern and much-needed addition to real property law literature. • Has a Torrens-centric perspective, whilst the general law system is discussed and referred to where necessary • Refers to relevant case law and statutory material for the most pertinent cases and legislation • Contains consistent references to all states and mentions the differences between jurisdictions • Takes into account and considers in context, very recent decisions (2013, 2014) in relation to native title

2016 247 x 174 mm 293pp 9781107572652 | AU$120.00 / NZ$129.95 PB


1. Property: concept, rational, contexts Peter D. Burdon; 2. The emergence of the Torrens System in Australia Greg Taylor; 3. Fundamental concepts for Australian real property law: tenure, estates, possession and adverse possession Brendan Grigg; 4. Torrens title: registered and unregistered interests Brendan Grigg; 5. Boundaries of land, fixtures and ownership of minerals and resources: the search for certainty Hossein Esmaeili; 6. Native title Peter D. Burdon; 7. Co-ownership: the interplay of common law, equity and the Torrens System Jane Knowler; 8. Strata title, community title and residential tenancies: changing how we live Bronwen Leroy; 9. Property, choice and obligation: the Australian law of leases and licences Paul Babie; 10. The power of subsidiary interests in land to shape our world: the Australian law of easements Paul Babie; 11. Restrictive covenants and the Torrens System Hossein Esmaeili; 12. The Torrens System mortgage: mortgagor protection under the common law, in equity and under statute Natalie Skead.





An Introduction to International Criminal Law and Procedure Robert Cryer

Darryl Robinson

Håkan Friman

and Elizabeth Wilmshurst

University of Birmingham University College London

Queen’s University, Ontario University College London

In addition to a comprehensive update, this new edition also explores new topics in the field, such as the developing theory of international criminal law. Distinguished by its comprehensive coverage, clear organisation and expert analysis, this edition will continue to be the number one choice for students. • The established market leading textbook written by an unbeatable author team of experts • Clarity of expression and comprehensive coverage combine to make this required reading for all students

This is a comprehensive, yet accessible text. It is widely acclaimed among teachers and researchers of international criminal law, and easily surpasses the competition … This new edition has the authors hallmark quality and rigour.” Jonathan Doak, Durham University

• New edition features updated case law and new material on the changing status of tribunals, growing case law on liability and the theory of international criminal law • Complete textbook package for students and lecturers: extensive online resources include sample syllabi, case studies and worked examples

2014 245 x 175 mm 625pp 9781107065901 | AU$200.00 / NZ$216.95 HB 9781107698833 | AU$81.95 / NZ$90.95 PB


Part I. Introduction: 1. Introduction: what is international criminal law?; 2. The aims, objectives and justification of international criminal law; Part II. Prosecutions in National Courts: 3. Jurisdiction; 4. National prosecutions of international crimes; 5. State cooperation with respect to national proceedings; Part III. International Prosecutions: 6. The history of international criminal prosecutions: Nuremberg and Tokyo; 7. The ad hoc international criminal tribunals; 8. The International Criminal Court; 9. Other courts with international elements; Part IV. Substantive Law of International Crimes: 10. Genocide; 11. Crimes against humanity; 12. War

crimes; 13. Aggression; 14. Transitional crimes, terrorism and torture; 15. General principles of liability; 16. Defences/grounds for excluding criminal responsibility; Part V. Principles and Procedures of International Prosecutions: 17. Procedures of international criminal investigations and prosecutions; 18. Victims in the international criminal process; 19. Sentencing and penalties; Part VI. Relationship between National and International Systems: 20. State cooperation with the International Courts and Tribunals; 21. Immunities; 22. Alternative and complements to criminal prosecution; 23. The future of international criminal law.





International Law Cases and Materials with Australian Perspectives

Donald R. Rothwell

Stuart Kaye

Afshin Akhtarkhavari

and Ruth Davis

Griffith Law School

University of Wollongong

Australian National University

University of Wollongong

International Law: Cases and Materials with Australian Perspectives is the authoritative textbook for Australian international law students. Written by a team of experts, it examines how international law is developed, implemented and interpreted, and features comprehensive commentary throughout. All core areas of the law are covered, with chapters on human rights, law of the sea, international environmental law and enforcement of international law. • This new edition has been thoroughly updated in line with recent developments in the field • It is comprehensive, providing the right balance of cases, extracts and commentary • It balances analysis of international law in a global context with a strong focus on Australian perspectives and practice

2014 247 x 170 mm 800pp


9781107691193 | AU$155.95 / NZ$171.95 PB

1. The nature of international law; 2. Sources of international law; 3. Law of treaties; 4. International and municipal law; 5. International legal personality; 6. Sovereignty over territory; 7. Jurisdiction; 8. State responsibility; 9. Human rights; 10. Law of the sea; 11. International environmental law; 12. Use of force; 13. Enforcement of international law; 14. The peaceful settlement of international disputes.




Foundations of International Migration Law Edited by Brian Opeskin Macquarie University

Richard Perruchoud

International Organisation for Migration

and Jillyanne Redpath-Cross International Organisation for Migration

Written by leading figures of international migration law, Foundations of International Migration Law offers a stimulating survey of the key themes in the field. Broad in scope and with an accessible style, this volume provides an understanding of how specialised international migration law fits with other branches of the discipline. • Broad coverage of relevant legal regimes across the chapters • Each chapter contains a list of key resources and key readings, allowing readers to explore relevant migration institutions, processes and databases

Minimalistically defined by Louis Varlez in 1927 as the body of international norms applicable to migration, international migration law continues to struggle to achieve recognition as a discrete body of international law ranking alongside international criminal law, the law of the sea, international economic law, etc. In a weighty study, featuring sixteen different contributions by leading scholars, the editors seek to furnish an overview of the subject in an accessible foundational text that includes maps, case studies, break-out boxes and a helpful glossary. International migration law is seen to have three pillars: human rights, state sovereignty and international cooperation.” Hugo Storey, International Journal of Refugee Law

• Clearly written chapters on non-specialist sources of IML, including a glossary of essential terms

2012 244 x 170 mm 494pp  9781107017719 | AU$200.00 / NZ$216.95 HB 9781107608368 | AU$94.95 / NZ$102.95 PB

Contents 1. Conceptualising international migration law; 2. Contemporary patterns of international migration; 3. Sources of international migration law; 4. Nationality and statelessness; 5. State sovereignty and freedom of movement; 6. International human rights of migrants; 7. Refugees and asylum; 8. Women, children and other marginalised migrant groups; 9. Human trafficking and smuggling; 10. International migration by sea and air; 11. International labour migration; 12. International trade law and labour mobility; 13. Global migration institutions and processes; 14. Regional processes, law and institutional developments on migration; 15. Emerging legal issues in international migration; Appendix 1. Glossary; Appendix 2. Cases; Appendix 3. Treaties and other international instruments.





Handbook of International Law Anthony Aust

London School of Economics and Political Science

This guide to international law offers a practical approach to the subject, allowing the non-specialist to clearly understand its central principles and rules. Anthony Aust uses his professional experience to give a working knowledge of how the law is created and used by states and international organisations. • Gain a working knowledge of how international law is created and applied by states and international organisations through a handbook that focuses on the key concepts and principles of the subject • More than an introduction to the subject, this practical guide to international law for the non-specialist will give you quick answers to questions such as ‘what is a state?’, ‘who is a refugee?’ and ‘what is the difference between state and diplomatic immunity?’ • Sets out the political and diplomatic context so that you see the problems that laws were originally created to solve, as well as how they are now used to solve day-to-day problems

2010 248 x 175 mm 592pp 9780521117050 | AU$250.00 / NZ$270.95 HB 9780521133494 | AU$82.95 / NZ$91.95 PB

Anthony Aust’s Handbook of International Law is a masterful summary of the major areas of international law and is suitable for practitioners and students alike. The author’s experience as both a practitioner and an academic is evident in the pertinent examples given and the analysis employed. It is a ‘must read’ for anyone new to the subject of international law.” Susan C. Breau, University of Surrey

Contents 1. International law; 2. States and recognition; 3. Territory; 4. Jurisdiction; 5. The law of treaties; 6. Diplomatic privileges and immunities; 7. State immunity; 8. Nationality, aliens and refugees; 9. International organisations; 10. The United Nations, including the use of force; 11. Human rights; 12. The law of armed conflict (international humanitarian law); 13. International criminal law; 14. Terrorism; 15. The law of the sea; 16. International environmental law; 17. International civil aviation; 18. Special regimes; 19. International economic law; 20. Succession of states; 21. State responsibility; 22. Settlement of disputes; 23. The European Union.



International Dispute Settlement


J. G. Merrills

University of Sheffield

The fully updated edition of this successful textbook explains the legal and diplomatic techniques and organisations used to solve international disputes, how they work and when they are used. Using topical examples, it shows the strengths and weaknesses of different methods used in real-life situations. • A guide to the tools of international dispute settlement – diplomatic and legal methods, as well as institutions – what they are, how they work and when they are used • Examples place the theory of how things are supposed to work in the context of real-life events so that the reader can understand the strengths and weaknesses of different methods in practice • Fully updated to include the most recent arbitrations, developments in the WTO and case law from the International Court of Justice

2011 246 x 175 mm 384pp 9780521199094 | AU$215.00 / NZ$232.95 HB 9780521153393 | AU$88.95 / NZ$96.95 PB

Yet again Professor Merrills skilfully manages to combine clarity with depth and relevance. This newest edition provides an accessible analysis of the fundamental aspects of international dispute settlement; and by its stimulating discussion of historical and recent developments, it remains a key treatise for students, scholars, and practitioners alike.” Hege Elisabeth Kjos, University of Amsterdam


1. Negotiation; 2. Mediation; 3. Inquiry; 4. Conciliation; 5. Arbitration; 6. The International Court I: organisation and procedure; 7. The International Court II: the work of the Court; 8. The Law of the Sea Convention; 9. International trade disputes; 10. The United Nations; 11. Regional organisations; 12. Trends and prospects; Appendix A. Agreement between Argentina and the United Kingdom establishing an Interim Reciprocal Information and Consultation System, 1990; Appendix B. Report of the Commission of Inquiry into the Red Crusader Incident, 1962 (extract); Appendix C. Conciliation Commission on the Continental Shelf Area between Iceland and Jan Mayen, May 1981; Appendix D. Arbitration Agreement between the United Kingdom and France, July 1975; Appendix E. Special Agreement for Submission to the International Court of Justice of the Differences Between the Republic of Hungary and the Slovak Republic Concerning the Gabcikovo–Nagymaros Project (1993); Appendix F. Optional Clause Declarations (Peru, Djibouti, Japan, Germany); Appendix G. WTO: Rules of Conduct for the Understanding on Rules and Procedures Governing the Settlement of Disputes (extract); Appendix H. Security Council Resolution 915, establishing UNASOG, May 1994; Appendix I. Terms of Reference of the Trust Fund for the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (2000); Appendix J. Ruling Pertaining to the Differences between France and New Zealand Arising from the Rainbow Warrior Affair (extract); Appendix K. CIS: Concept for Prevention and Settlement of Conflicts in the Territory of States members of the Commonwealth of Independent States (1996).




International Law Jan Klabbers

University of Helsinki

A landmark publication in the teaching of international law from one of the world’s leading international lawyers. This refreshingly clear, concise textbook conveys the dynamics of international law through four questions: Where does it come from? To whom does it apply? How does it resolve conflict? What does it say? • Landmark new textbook by leading international law scholar • Gives broadest perspective on subject by looking at not only legal but diplomatic and political context • Clear four-part structure guarantees students’ understanding • Dynamic and engaging discussion gives subject relevance and immediacy

This textbook not only provides a source of knowledge but also a source of critical thinking which captivates the reader’s attention. Every person dealing with international law should read Professor Klabbers’ International Law: its case law discussion and fascinating analysis of international law principles provides a powerful tool when teaching the international legal order.” Elena Katselli, Newcastle Law School

2013 245 x 175 mm 374pp 9780521194877 | AU$165.00 / NZ$178.95 HB 9780521144063 | AU$67.95 / NZ$74.95 PB

Contents Table of cases; Preface; Part I. The Structure of International Law: 1. The setting of international law; 2. The making of international law; 3. The law of treaties; 4. The subjects of international law; 5. Jurisdiction, powers, and immunities; 6. The individual in international law; 7. The law of responsibility; 8. International courts and tribunals; 9. Sanctions, countermeasures, and collective security; Part II. The Substance of International Law: 10. Use of force; 11. The law of armed conflict; 12. International criminal law; 13. The seas, the air, and space; 14. Protecting the environment; 15. The global economy; Part III. The Surroundings of International Law: 16. Domestic courts and the relationship with international law; 17. The politics and ethics of international law and global governance; 18. By way of conclusion; Bibliography.





International Law Malcolm N. Shaw

Essex Court Chambers, London

This new edition of International Law confirms the text’s status as the definitive book on the subject. By offering an unbeatable combination of clarity of expression and academic rigour, the author ensures both understanding and critical analysis. The text has been updated to reflect all case law and treaty developments. • Authoritative text – a student favourite • Comprehensive coverage includes all general principles and key substantive fields such as international economic law and international criminal law • Complex theories expressed with clarity without overwhelming the reader

By now, generations of international lawyers have learnt their international law from the present textbook. Over the years, Shaw has become the new Oppenheim. Today, Shaw is probably the best textbook on international law. It is, without doubt, the most comprehensive and most up-to-date exposition of the subject. The author displays a masterful treatment of the material. There is no incident of State practice, treaty, Security Council resolution, or court decision of note that is not dealt with in Shaw. If for no other reason than that, this book is an indispensable companion for any student, academic and practitioner of international law.” Stefan Talmon, University of Bonn

2014 246 x 189 mm 1063pp 9781107040861 | AU$215.00 / NZ$232.95 HB 9781107612495 | AU$87.95 / NZ$95.95 PB

Contents 1. The nature and development of international law; 2. International law today; 3. Sources; 4. International law and municipal law; 5. The subjects of international law; 6. The international protection of human rights; 7. The regional protection of human rights; 8. Individual criminal responsibility in international law; 9. Recognition; 10. Territory; 11. The law of the sea; 12. Jurisdiction; 13. Immunities from jurisdiction; 14. State responsibility; 15. International environmental law; 16. The law of treaties; 17. State succession; 18. The settlement of disputes by peaceful means; 19. The International Court of Justice; 20. International law and the use of force by states; 21. International humanitarian law; 22. The United Nations; 23. International institutions.




2016 247 x 174 mm 475pp 9781316604748 | AU$35.95 / NZ$38.95 PB

International Law Documents Edited by Jan Klabbers University of Helsinki

This concise collection of the most important international law instruments is an essential resource for all students of international law. In addition to standard instruments, the volume also features international labour documents, the work of the G20, and bilateral and unilateral instruments, as well as American, African and Asian documents. • A concise selection of the most important documents in international law, covering a broad range of topics • Takes a global approach, incorporating American, African and Asian instruments, reflecting the diverse nature of international law courses • A two-colour text design facilitates student navigation through the material • In addition to covering standard international law documents, the volume includes international labour instruments, human rights documents, the work of the G20, and bilateral and unilateral instruments, to appeal to students in a variety of specialised international law courses


Editor’s preface; A note on documentation; Chronological table; Part I. General Instruments: 1. Montevideo Convention on Rights and Duties of States; 2. Charter of the United Nations; 3. Statute of the International Court of Justice; 4. Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties; 5. Articles on the Responsibility of States for Internationally Wrongful Acts; 6. Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations; 7. United Nations Convention on Jurisdictional Immunities of States and their Property; 8. Articles on Diplomatic Protection; 9. G20 Brisbane 2014 Communiqué; Part II. Protecting the Individual: 10. Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide; 11. Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees; 12. Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees; 13. Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms; 14. ECHR, First Protocol; 15. ECHR, Fourth Protocol; 16. ECHR, Sixth Protocol; 17. ECHR, Seventh Protocol; 18. ECHR, Twelfth Protocol; 19. ECHR, Thirteenth Protocol; 20. ECHR, Fifteenth Protocol; 21. ECHR, Sixteenth Protocol; 22. International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights; 23. International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights; 24. American Convention on Human Rights; 25. African Charter of Human and Peoples’ Rights; 26. Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa; 27. Protocol on the Establishment of an African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights; 28. ASEAN Human Rights Declaration; 29. ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work; 30. Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh; Part III. Bilateral and Unilateral Instruments; Section 1. Bilateral Cooperation: 31. Agreement between New Zealand and Turkey relating to air services; 32. Extradition treaty between the Government of the Republic of Kenya and the Government of the Republic of Rwanda; 33. Armenia-India agreement for the promotion and protection of investments; Section 2. Unilateral Instruments: 34. US recognition of South Sudan; 35. United Kingdom optional clause declaration; 36. US ratification of International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights; 37. Denmark’s objection to the US reservation to ICCPR; Part IV. International Organization and Regulation; Section 1. Some General Instruments: 38. Convention on the privileges and immunities of the United Nations; 39. Agreement regarding the headquarters of the United Nations; 40. Basel Committee on Banking Supervision Charter; 41. Constitutive Act of the African Union; Section 2. The United Nations in Action: The Security Council: 42. Resolution 1267 (1999); 43. Resolution 1373 (2001); 44. Resolution 1540 (2004); 45. Resolution 2140 (2014); The General Assembly: 46. Resolution 217 A (III) Universal Declaration of Human Rights; 47. Resolution 337 A (V) Uniting for Peace; 48. Resolution 1514 (XV) Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples; 49. Resolution 1803 (XVII) Permanent Sovereignty over Natural Resources; 50. Resolution 2625 (XXV) Declaration on Principles of International Law concerning Friendly Relations and Co-operation among States in Accordance with the Charter of the United Nations; 51. Resolution 41/128 Declaration on the Right to Development; Part V. Substantive Issues: 52. Treaty on the Non-proliferation of Nuclear Weapons; 53. Geneva Conventions (first three common articles); 54. Rome State of the International Criminal Court; 55. United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (excerpts); 56. Antarctic Treaty; 57. Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space, Including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies; 58. Rio Declaration on Environment and Development; 59. Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change; 60. Marrakesh Agreement establishing the World Trade Organization; 61. General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (1947, excerpts); 62. Understanding on Rules and Procedures Governing the Settlement of Disputes (WTO).



The Cambridge Companion to International Criminal Law


Edited by William A. Schabas Middlesex University, London

This comprehensive introduction to international criminal law addresses the big issues in the subject from an interdisciplinary perspective. Expert contributors include international lawyers, judges, prosecutors, criminologists and historians, as well as the last surviving prosecutor of the Nuremberg Trials. Serving as a foundation for deeper study, each chapter explores key academic debates and provides guidelines for further reading. The book is organised around several themes, including institutions, crimes and trials. Purposes and principles place the discipline within a broader context, covering the relationship with human rights law, transitional justice, punishment and the imperatives of peace. • An accessible introduction to the field of international criminal law, providing a great starting point for non-specialists • Interdisciplinary approach will appeal to readers outside the narrow confines of international law • Written by renowned international lawyers, judges, prosecutors, criminologists and historians Cambridge Companions to Law

2016 227 x 152 mm 417pp 9781107052338 | AU$195.00 / NZ$214.95 HB 9781107695689 | AU$89.95 / NZ$98.95 PB

Contents Introduction William A. Schabas; Part I. Purposes and Principles: 1. Human rights and international criminal law Andrew Clapham; 2. Truth and justice in atrocity trials Lawrence Douglas; 3. Transitional justice Stephan Parmentier; 4. Punishment and sentencing Mark Drumbl; 5. Peace Alfred de Zayas; Part II. Institutions: 6. Ad hoc international criminal tribunals (Yugoslavia, Rwanda, Sierra Leone) Göran Sluiter; 7. The International Criminal Court Leila Sadat; 8. National jurisdictions Fannie Lafontaine; 9. The United Nations Security Council and international criminal justice David Scheffer; Part III. Crimes: 10. Atrocity crimes William A. Schabas; 11. Treaty crimes Roger S. Clark; 12. Criminalising the illegal use of force Benjamin B. Ferencz and Donald M. Ferencz; 13. Children Diane Marie Amann; Part IV. Trials: 14. Adolf Eichmann Kai Ambos; 15. Slobodan Miloševic’ Michael Scharf; 16. Charles Taylor Chernor Jalloh; Part V. The Future: 17. The International Criminal Court of the future Hans-Peter Kaul; 18. Challenges to international criminal justice and international criminal law M. Cherif Bassiouni.





The International Law of the Sea Yoshifumi Tanaka University of Copenhagen

This new edition has been fully revised and updated. It provides up-to-date coverage of all of the topics in law of the sea courses. Contemporary and important issues covered include conservation of marine biological diversity and international peace and security at sea. • Has a clear, engaging writing style and a systematic manner of analysis • The new edition retains detailed footnotes and further reading sections • Includes student-friendly features such as chapter openings, illustrations and diagrams to enhance understanding of rules

2015 246 x 176 mm 548pp 9781107080409 | AU$200.00 / NZ$216.95 HB 9781107439672 | $89.95 / NZ$98.95 PB


Part I. The Divided Oceans: International Law Governing Jurisdictional Zones: 1. Law of the sea in perspective; 2. Baselines and related issues; 3. Marine spaces under national jurisdiction I: territorial sovereignty; 4. Marine spaces under national jurisdiction II: sovereign rights; 5. Marine spaces beyond national jurisdiction; 6. Maritime delimitation; Part II. Our Common Ocean: Protection of Community Interests at Sea: 7. Conservation of marine living resources; 8. Protection of the marine environment; 9. Conservation of marine biological diversity; 10. Marine scientific research; 11. Maintenance of international peace and security at sea; 12. Land-locked and geographically disadvantaged states; 13. Peaceful settlement of international disputes; 14. Looking ahead





Atiyah’s Accidents, Compensation and the Law Peter Cane

Australian National University

Besides giving an account of the technicalities of personal injury law, this book explains how the tort system works in practice, how it relates to the social security system, the criminal injuries compensation scheme, and personal and liability insurance. • Explains the basic concepts of personal injury law and how it relates to other areas of the law • Takes account of the latest statistical and empirical data about the operation of the tort system • Examines complaints that Britain is a compensation culture and that the tort system is out of control

Law in Context

2013 244 x 170 mm 544pp 9781107636323 | AU$94.95 / NZ$102.95 PB

Contents Part I. The Issues in Perspective: 1. Introduction: surveying the field; Part II. The Tort System in Theory: 2. Fault as a basis of liability; 3. The scope of

the tort of negligence; 4. Departures from the fault principle; 5. Causation and remoteness of damage; 6. Damages for personal injury and death; 7. An appraisal of the fault principle; Part III. The Tort System in Operation: 8. Claims and claimants; 9. Tortfeasors and insurers; 10. Settlements and trials; Part IV. Other Compensation Systems: 11. First-party insurance; 12. Compensation for criminal injuries; 13. The social security system; 14. Other forms of assistance; Part V. The Overall Picture: 15. A plethora of systems; 16. The cost of compensation and who pays it; 17. The functions of compensation systems; Part VI. The Future: 18. Accident compensation in the twenty-first century; Index.





Principles of Tort Law Rachael Mulheron

Queen Mary University of London

Presenting tort law as a body of principles, this authoritative textbook guides students to a rich understanding of the subject. Summaries, diagrams, comparative discussion and detailed legal analysis accompany the exposition, and a companion website features ten additional chapters. This accessible text will appeal to both students and practitioners. • Principles-based exposition of each tort allows for simple, clear and accurate explanation of the law of each tort, while ‘nutshell’ analyses at the beginning of each chapter provide students with a summary of the preconditions, elements, defences and remedies associated with each tort • Summaries of those cases which support the principles encompassed in the book include outlines of the facts, the verdicts and also the key reasoning • Use of comparative boxes highlights those areas where English law has trodden a variant path from the views which other jurisdictions may have adopted in relation to a particular issue in tort law • A companion website offers significant additional material, including ten extra chapters

2016 246 x 189 mm 1100pp 9781107151369 | AU$190.00 / NZ$205.95 HB 9781316605660 | AU$91.95 / NZ$99.95 PB

Contents 1. The role of modern tort law; Part I. Negligence: 2. Duty I: general principles governing duty of care; 3. Duty II: particular duty scenarios; 4. Duty III: pure economic loss; 5. Duty IV: pure psychiatric injury; 6. Breach I: the standard of care; 7. Breach II: proving negligence; 8. Causation of damage; 9. Remoteness of damage; 10. Defences; 11. Remedies; Part II. Specific Negligence Regimes: 12. Occupiers’ liability; 13. Public authority liability; Part III. Other Selected Torts: 14. Trespass to the person; 15. Defamation; 16. Private nuisance; 17. The rule in Rylands v. Fletcher; Part IV. Miscellaneous: 18. Vicarious liability.





An Introduction to International Organizations Law Jan Klabbers

University of Helsinki

This market-leading textbook has been updated extensively to reflect the entry into force of the EU’s Lisbon Treaty and new articles on the responsibility of international organisations. It also includes two new chapters on the international civil service and the relations between organisations and other institutions, respectively. • Material has been reorganised into a clear three-part structure • Updates include the addition of new case law, the inclusion of the EU’s Lisbon Treaty (and Croatia’s accession) and the adoption of articles on the responsibility of international organisations • Two new chapters cover the international civil service and relations between organisations and other institutions, respectively

2015 247 x 175 mm 424pp 9781107080508 | AU$180.00 / NZ$194.95 HB 9781107439719 | AU$82.95 / NZ$91.95 PB

Contents 1. Introduction; 2. The rise of international organisations; Part I. Member States and International Organisations: 3. The legal position of international organisations; 4. International organisations and the law of treaties; 5. Issues of membership; 6. Financing; 7. Privileges and immunities; 8. Legal instruments; 9. Dissolution and succession; Part II. Internal Relations: 10. Institutional structures; 11. The bureaucracy; Part III. External Relations: 12. Treaty-making by international organisations; 13. Organisational liaisons; 14. Issues of responsibility; 15. Concluding remarks.





Modern Treaty Law and Practice Anthony Aust

London School of Economics and Political Science

This third edition textbook provides a comprehensive account of the law of treaties from the viewpoint of an experienced practitioner. Updated with numerous detailed examples of the problems, precedents and documents relating to treaties, this book will appeal to teachers and students in law, political science, international relations and diplomacy. • Each chapter has been updated to include many more detailed examples of treaties and related documents (e.g. MOUs) • Written by an experienced practitioner, conveying the practical side of treaty law • Uses non-technical language, making it accessible to all • Contains more candid information than previous editions, as the author has now left his post in the Foreign Commonwealth Office

2013 246 x 173 mm 516pp 9781107023840 | AU$200.00 / NZ$216.95 HB 9781107685901 | AU$94.95 / NZ$104.95 PB

Contents Introduction; 1. Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties 1969; 2. What is a treaty?; 3. MOUs; 4. Capacity to conclude treaties; 5. Full powers; 6. Adoption and authentication; 7. Consent to be bound; 8. Reservations; 9. Entry into force; 10. Treaties and domestic; 11. Territorial application; 12. Successive; 13. Interpretation; 14. Third States; 15. Amendment; 16. Duration and termination; 17. Invalidity; 18. The depositary; 19. Registration and publication; 20. Dispute settlement and remedies; 21. Succession to treaties; 22. International organisations; 23. Drafting and final clauses; Appendices.


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