Enrichment in the Law of Unjust Enrichment and Restitution

Enrichment in the Law of Unjust Enrichment and Restitution

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Enrichment is key to understanding the law of unjust enrichment and restitution. This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the concept of enrichment and its implications for restitutionary awards. Dr Lodder argues that enrichment may be characterised either factually or legally, and explores the consequences of that distinction. In factual enrichment cases, the measure of enrichment is the objective value received. This is the basis of many awards of money had and received, quantum meruit, quantum valebat and money paid. In legal enrichment cases, the benefit is the acquisition of a specific right or the release of a specific obligation. The remedy is restitution of that right or reinstatement of that obligation. It is demonstrated that specific restitution of the defendant's legal enrichment is often the basis for resulting trusts, rescission, rectification and subrogation. This book has profound implications for understanding restitutionary awards and the relationship between the enrichment inquiry and other aspects of the law of unjust enrichment, including the 'at the expense of' inquiry and the defence of change of position.... and Gloucester plc v Appleyard [2004] EWCA Civ 291; Niru Battery Manufacturing Co v Milestone Trading Ltd (No 2) [2004] ... 3 See Air Jamaica Ltd v Charlton [1999] 1 WLR 1399 (PC) 1412 (Lord Millett); Twinsectra v Yardley [ 2002] UKHL 12, ... 4 In Birksa#39;s language, a#39;prosultinga#39;: P Birks, a#39;Retrieving Tied Moneya#39; in W Swadling (ed), The Quistclose Trust: Critical ... 22 W Swadling, a#39;A New Role for Resulting Trustsa#39; (1996) 16 LS 110; W Swadling, a#39;A Hard Look at Hodgson v Marksa#39; in Panbsp;...


Title:Enrichment in the Law of Unjust Enrichment and Restitution
Author: Andrew Lodder
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing - 2012-07-06
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