Limitation Periods by Professor Andrew McGee is a well-established and definitive text now in its eighth edition. Professor McGee steers practitioners through the complexities of the law of limitations, giving detailed guidance in all areas of law from preliminary issues to proceedings. The book is designed to help bring an action in good time and remedy delays which may lead to striking out. The book covers European and international limitation issues. The First Supplement to the Eighth Edition updates the text with important new case law, including:
- Kimathi v Foreign Office - effect of transitional provisional in very old claims
- Stage Coach East Midlands Trains Ltd - various aspects of the interrelationship between limitation and public law remedies.
- Barton v Wright Hassall LLP - the effect of a stay of proceedings.
- Liddle v Atha & Co - effect of delay in issuing caused by the court office
- Cornell v Chief Constable of Greater Manchester - exercise of the s33 discretion.
- Roberts v Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen and Families Association - the application of the Civil Liability (Contribution) Act 1978
- Dera Commercial Estates v Derya Inc - effect of delay in arbitration cases.
- Sixteen Ocean GmbH & Co KG v Societe Generale - economic duress does not amount to fraud for the purposes of s32
- Gorton v McDermott Will and Emery LLP - whether to order a preliminary issue on limitation