Benjamin’s Sale of Goods
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General Editor: Professor Michael G Bridge
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Benjamin’s Sale of Goods provides practitioners with comprehensive advice on case law and legislation regarding sale of goods in the UK and globally. Part of the Common Law Library, this title has established itself as the premier publication on sale of goods and is frequently cited in court due to its depth and coverage.

  • First published in 1868, this title is now seen as a must-have purchase for its core readership of commercial practitioners in medium and large-firms, academics and commercial barristers
  • Covers the needs of practitioners interested in all areas of sale of goods case law
  • Includes clearly defined and structured content, with separate sections for Nature and formation of the Contract of Sale, Property and risk, Performance of the contract, Defective goods, Consumer Protection, Remedies, Overseas Sales, Conflict of laws
  • Provides high level text supported by all relevant developments in legislation and case law – the cases selected and the interpretation and guidance provided being one of the title’s added values
  • Provides a comprehensive explanation of the law of sale of goods, including terms and conditions, rights and obligations
  • Sets out the nature and formation of the contract of sale
  • Includes discussion of unfair contract terms in commercial and consumer sales
  • Details the remedies available when disputes arise
  • Explains the implications of E-Commerce, including electronic contracts and payments
  • Examines the law on Letters of Credit
  • Incorporates the Sale and Supply of Goods to Consumers Regulations 2002, and recent European Directives
  • Includes expert commentary on the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999
  • Outlines the implications of the Consumer Credit Act and gives a detailed account of consumer protection
  • Provides authoritative discussion on conflict of laws
  • Examines the international scope of the subject, with chapters on overseas sales
  • Takes you through the laws relating to consumer protection


General Editor Professor Michael G Bridge is a Professor of Law at the London School of Economics. His interests lie across a range of commercial laws, specifically international and domestic sales, contract, personal property, insolvency, secured transactions and private international law.

Professor Howard Bennett is a Professor of Commercial Law at the University of Nottingham. He lectures regularly on international trade law in Australia, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore and South Korea.

Francis Dawson is a Barrister of the Supreme Court of Judicature of England and Wales. He is widely recognised as an expert in banking and finance and corporate and commercial law.

Professor Eva Lomnicka is a practising barrister at Four New Square Chambers and a Professor of Law at the University of London.

Professor C J Miller is Emeritus Professor of English Law in the University of Birmingham and a barrister and door tenant of Henderson Chambers.

Professor Philip Rawlings is a Professor of Law at the University of London and is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers. He is also co-deputy director of the Centre for Commercial Law at UCL.

Professor F M B Reynolds QC is an Honorary Bencher of the Inner Temple, Emeritus Fellow of Worcester College and Professor of Law Emeritus in the University of Oxford.

Sir Guenter Treitel QC is a former Vinerian Professor of English Law at All Souls College, Oxford University and Emeritus Fellow of All Souls College.