Goods in transit

Paul Bugden, Simone Lamont-Black

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Abstract / Description of output

The subject matter of Goods in Transit is of increasing relevance as international trade and globalisation increase. The work gathers together and integrates in a unique, accessible and practical form many aspects of general commercial, shipping, contract, bailment, tort, property, agency and transport law in one place.


Considers key areas of contract, bailment, tort, property, sale of goods and banking law as relevant to the movement of goods

Deals with trans-national transportation rail, road, sea and air in the context of the various international transport conventions and multi-modal transport
Analyses in detail the law of agency and the law of bailment in the context of carriage of goods and international trade law
Examines the property elements in carriage of goods and international trade law
Analyses the multifarious complex domestic and international statutory and contractual liability regimes applicable to carriers and other bailees
Considers the various issues raised by outsourcing, logistics and project forwarding contracts.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherSweet & Maxwell
Number of pages1118
Edition4
ISBN (Print)9780414062108
Publication statusPublished - 21 Mar 2018

Keywords / Materials (for Non-textual outputs)

  • carriage of goods
  • goods in transit
  • freight forwarding

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