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A performance-oriented account of money awards for breach of contract

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It is generally accepted that the award of contract damages in English law is governed by the expectation principle. This principle provides that following an actual or anticipated breach of contract the innocent party is entitled to be put into the position that he or she would have occupied had the contract been performed. There is significant ambiguity over what ‘position’ means in this context. The conventional understanding of the expectation principle is that it stipulates the approp...

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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Magdalen College
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Social Sciences Division - Faculty of Law
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David Winterton
Publication date:
2011
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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uuid:c676c838-9d16-498a-a3a8-148c2c28b9e5
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ora:6897

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