Contract Law in Hong Kong

A Comparative Analysis


Neil Andrews and Fan Yang

ISBN : 978-988-8208-89-0


May 2016

348 pages, 6″ x 9″

  • HK$350.00

Contract Law in Hong Kong: A Comparative Analysis provides readers with a clear understanding of contract law in Hong Kong as well as its counterpart in England. It enables readers to navigate a vast number of Hong Kong and English contract law cases more efficiently and effectively, gaining a full picture of the subject in the process. The book is divided into thirteen chapters. Each chapter opens with a summary of the main propositions in the relevant area, followed by detailed analysis and case law discussion. It also explores Hong Kong’s developments of contract law and incorporation of English contract law, as well as its deviations from other common law jurisdictions. The text is supplemented by supporting references in the notes and by suggestions for further reading in the bibliography.

Contract Law in Hong Kong has been designed to be a textbook for teaching. It is also an ideal reference work for practitioners and other interested parties, such as arbitrators, jurists, and business people.

Neil Andrews is professor of civil justice and private law at the University of Cambridge, and fellow of Clare College, Cambridge. He was called to the English Bar in 1981 and became Bencher of Middle Temple in 2007. He is also a member of the American Law Institute and a praesidium member of the International Association of Procedural Law. He has lectured and examined in Hong Kong. Fan Yang was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2005. She is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb) and a fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), and is currently an assistant professor in the School of Law, City University of Hong Kong.