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Mapping the Law: Essays in Memory of Peter Birks

Andrew Burrows and Alan Rodger

Abstract

This collection of essays celebrates the life and work of Peter Birks, who was Regius Professor of Civil Law at the University of Oxford, and Fellow of All Souls College. Widely known as one of the most prolific legal scholars for over twenty years, his contribution to English obligations law is legendary. He was Founder of the Clarendon Law Lectures, editor of the Clarendon Law Series, editor of the Oxford English Law Series, and author of several works on the English law of restitution, comparative restitution, and unjust enrichment. The works in this volume cover a wide range of topics of i ... More

Keywords: Peter Birks, obligations law, law of restitution, comparative restitution, unjust enrichment, legal scholar, Clarendon Law Lectures, Clarendon Law Series, Oxford English Law Series

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9780199206551
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206551.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Andrew Burrows, editor
Norton Rose Professor of Financial and Commercial Law, and Fellow of St Hughes College, Oxford
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Alan Rodger, editor
Lord Rodger of Earlsferry, Lord of Appeal in Ordinary, Fellow of the British Academy, President of the Expert Witness Institute, and Honourary Professor of Law at the Universities of Aberdeen and Glasgow.

Contents

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PART I THE ENGLISH LAW OF UNJUST ENRICHMENT AND RESTITUTION

PART II THE COMPARATIVE LAW OF UNJUST ENRICHMENT AND RESTITUTION

PART III ROMAN LAW

Part IV Legal History