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The legal profession

  • The York-Antwerp Rules: The Principles and Practice of General Average Adjustmentby Geoffrey N Hudson; Michael Harvey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 424.00

    Written from the perspective of the Average Adjuster, this book is an essential read for practitioners in maritime law and marine insurance. The book contains: ? Historical references regarding the establishment of GeneralAverage from Roman Law onwards ? Establishment of the International rules: ? The Glasgow Resolution 1860 ? The York rules of 1864... more...

  • Time Chartersby Terrence Coghlin; Andrew Baker; Julian Kenny; John Kimball

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 780.00

    Time Charters is recognised as the most comprehensive reference work in its field. The book has been updated to include new developments that affect the law and practice of time charters. Maintaining the clear and logical format adopted in the previous editions, Time Charters provides access to the case law to enable users to find, easily and quickly,... more...

  • Die Ausgabe konkurrierender Vorzugsaktien bei der SEby Benjamin Vins

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 100.48

    Anhand der Frage, ob die Ausgabe konkurrierender Vorzugsaktien bei der SE der Zustimmung der vorhandenen Vorzugsaktionäre bedarf und ob diese gegebenenfalls durch einen Satzungsvorbehalt nach Art des § 141 Abs. 2 Satz 2 AktG ersetzt werden kann, entwickelt die Arbeit allgemeine, auch für die AG relevante Kriterien für die Erforderlichkeit von Zustimmungsbeschlüssen... more...

  • Effects of Insurance on Maritime Liability Lawby Muhammad Masum Billah

    Springer 2014; US$ 179.00

    The book examines how the absence of insurance in the past led to some special maritime liability law principles such as ?general average? (i.e., losses or expenses shared by all the parties to a maritime adventure) and the limitation of shipowners? liability. In the absence of insurance, these principles served the function of insurance mostly for... more...

  • The Maritime Labour Convention 2006: International Labour Law Redefinedby Jennifer Lavelle

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 320.00

    With the Maritime Labour Convention  now in force (as of August 2013), the shipping industry is faced with a new international convention that has comprehensive implications across all sectors. This vital text provides timely analysis and thought-provoking essays regarding the Convention?s application and enforcement in practice. more...

  • Lawyers, Markets and Regulationby F.H. Stephen

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00

    Frank H. Stephen's evaluation of public policy on the legal profession in UK and European jurisdictions explores how regulation and self-regulation have been liberalized over the past 30 years. The book surveys where the most recent and radical liberalization involving the ownership of law firms by non-lawyers is likely to lead, and appraises the... more...

  • The Anxiety of the Juristby Maksymilian Del Mar; Claudio Michelon

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 134.95

    The contributions in this volume pay homage to Zenon Bankowski, with a focus on problems concerning law’s normalization and the revitalizing force of anxiety. Ranging from political critique to methodological issues and from the role of human rights in development to the role of parables and analogy in legal reasoning, the contributions themselves... more...

  • Maritime Law Evolvingby Malcolm Clarke

    Hart Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 135.00

    To mark the 30th anniversary of the Institute of Maritime Law at Southampton University, maritime law researchers discuss the evolution of this fascinating area of law in the last 30 years and to stimulate discussion on its possible future. more...

  • Jiu Jitsu Jurisprudenceby Ryan Danz

    American Bar Association 2013; US$ 19.99

    Jiu Jitsu Jurisprudence provides lawyers with an alternative way to balance their busy and stressful lives?both in and out of the courtroom?through the sport and meditational practices of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. It incorporates a total body workout while enhancing mental faculties (awareness, concentration, reaction) with emotional benefits (confidence,... more...

  • Medical Malpractice and Compensation in Global Perspectiveby Ken Oliphant; Richard W. Wright

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 210.00

    Medical malpractice and compensation for medical injuries are issues which regularly create tension and innovation in national legal systems but the analysis of these areas is often limited to national audiences. This study examines the issues in a uniquely global context. Drawing from a wide range of legal systems this study seeks to uncover the underlying... more...