"Interests in Goods" is a comprehensive work on personal property and details the practical issues of ownership of goods when under dispute. Personal property covers everything from information, mortgages and works of art to human tissue. This second edition features 14 new chapters including: possessory title; tresspass to goods; art loans; and solicitors' liens. Reorganized from four to five sections - defining property, originating and transforming property transmitting and distributing property, security and payment and claims, indeminities, remedies and wrongs - this text seeks to demystify these areas.
Table of Contents
Part 1 Defining Property Chapter 1. Information as Property Chapter 2. Proprietary Rights in Human Tissue Chapter 3. Possessory Title Chapter 4. Insurable Interests Chapter 5. The Legal Nature of a Share Chapter 6. Global Custody- A Tentative Analysis of Property and Contract Chapter 7. Interests in Wreck Part 2: Originating and Transforming Property Chapter 8. Bona Vacantia Chapter 9. Mixtures Chapter 10. Joint Ownership of Chattels Chapter 11. Attachment of Chattels to Land Part 3: Transmitting and Distributing Property Chapter 12. The Title Obligations of the Seller of Goods Chapter 13. Seller and Buyer in Possession Chapter 14. Market Overt Chapter 15. Title to Goods, Materials and Plant Under Construction Contracts Chapter 16. The Passing of Property in Part of a Bulk Chapter 17. Good Faith and Due Diligence Chapter 18. Conditional Gifts Chapter 19. The Place of Bailment in the Modern Law of Obligations Chapter 20. The Proprietary Effect of a Hire of Goods Chapter 21. Art Loans Chapter 22. The Bill of Lading as a Document of Title Chapter 23. Abandonment Chapter 24. Pledge Chapter 25. Solicitors' Liens Part 4: Security and Payment Chapter 26. Ship Mortgages Chapter 27. Aircraft Mortgages Chapter 28. Title Retention and the Company Charge Registration System Chapter 29. Retention Monies in UK Building Contracts Chapter 30. Goods Leasing and Insolvency Part 5: Claims, Indemnities, Remedies and Wrongs Chapter 31. Trespass to Goods Chapter 32. Conversion, Tort and Restitution Chapter 33. Money Claims for Misuse of Chattels Chapter 34. Damages for Distress and Loss of Enjoyment in Claims Involving Chattels Chapter 35. Restitution and the Misuse of Chattels - the Need for a Principled Approach Chapter 36. Improving Stolen Chattels Chapter 37. Time Limits in Actions to Recover Chattels Chapter 38. Liquidated Damages and Related Clauses in Claims Involving Chattels Chapter 39. Equitable Liens - a Search For a Unifying Principle
Norman Palmer QC is a silk at 3 Stone Buildings, where his main field of practice is the law relating to art, antiquities and other forms of portable wealth.
Ewan McKendrick is a barrister of Gray's Inn, as well as Registrar of the University of Oxford, and Professor of English Private Law.