The Law of Guarantees provides a comprehensive explanation of the law and practice of guarantees and suretyship. It covers everything required for work in this area, from analysis of definitions and the general contract requirements, through the elements and construction of a guarantee, to its enforcement.
It is considered the pre-eminent work on guarantees in the UK and has been cited regularly in court since the first edition.
Provides a detailed analysis of the various statutory and contractual requirements relating to the law of guarantees
Offers in-depth analysis of key judicial decisions arising from guarantee disputes from far reaching authorities
Covers all areas of law, including guarantees for loans, consumer credit, hire purchase, landlord and tenant, building contracts and commercial contracts
Examines the guarantor’s liability and rights against both creditors and debtors
Discusses revocation of contracts and discharge of the surety
Deals with insolvency in relation to guarantees
Features a range of valuable precedents – including Standard Form Bank Guarantee, On Demand Unconditional Performance Bond, and Bank Guarantee in Respect of Security for Costs
Includes a legislation appendix enabling quick reference to key legislation