New Book: Clarkson & Hill, The Conflict of Laws (4th edn)
9 September 2011
This summer has seen the publication of the fourth edition of this highly successful text. This new edition of The Conflict of Laws, by Professor Jonathan Hill (University of Bristol Law School) and Professor Chris Clarkson (University of Leicester) is designed for both undergraduate and postgraduate students wishing to acquire a sophisticated up-to-date understanding of English private international law.
This new edition has been restructured to reflect the topic coverage of typical courses in this field. The expanded introductory chapter discusses the major changes to the subject and the theoretical issues surrounding it. The chapter on choice of law relating to non-contractual obligations has been completely re-written to take account of the Rome II Regulation and the chapter on choice of law relating to contractual obligations has been substantially revised in light of the Rome I Regulation. The chapters on family issues reflect the major changes that have taken place in relation to habitual residence and matrimonial causes as a result of the developing body of case-law (both domestic and European) under the Brussels II Revised Regulation.