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In defence of unjust enrichment

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This article seeks to defend the law of unjust enrichment against the recent influential attacks of Robert Stevens (“The Unjust Enrichment Disaster” (2018) 134 LQR 574) and Lionel Smith (“Restitution: A New Start?” in Devonshire and Havelock, The Impact of Equity and Restitution in Commerce (2018), ch. 5). A central argument here put forward is that there is a law of unjust enrichment, embodying a cause of action in unjust enrichment, which unites what Stevens and Smith see as disparate categ...

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Published
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10.1017/S0008197319000722

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Law
Sub department:
Law Faculty
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-1299-0905
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Journal:
Cambridge Law Journal More from this journal
Volume:
78
Issue:
3
Pages:
521-544
Publication date:
2019-10-10
Acceptance date:
2019-09-04
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EISSN:
1469-2139
ISSN:
0008-1973
Language:
English
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uuid:6ac6b083-ac0c-45d2-b9c6-8b6438a2444f
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1050129
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2019-09-06

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