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Sir Guenter Treitel

QC, MA, DCL, FBA
26 October 1928 - 14 June 2019
Sir Guenter Treitel
  • Background

    • Emeritus Fellow, All Souls College (from 1996 to 2019)
    • Vinerian Professor of English Law, University of Oxford and Fellow, All Souls College (from 1979 to 1996)
    • Fellow, Magdalen College, Oxford (from 1954-1979), Emeritus Fellow (1979-2019)
    • All Souls Reader in English Law, University of Oxford (from 1964 to 1979)
    • Lecturer, University College, Oxford (from 1953 to 1954)
    • Assistant Lecturer, London School of Economics (from 1951 to 1953)
    • Undergraduate and BCL student, Magdalen College, Oxford (from 1946 to 1951)
  • Selected publications

    • (jointly) Benjamin’s Sale of Goods (London: Sweet & Maxwell, 1974; 9th edn., 2014).
    • Frustration and Force Majeure (London: Sweet & Maxwell, 1994; 3rd edn. 2014).
    • The Law of Contract (1st ed., London: Stevens, 1962 to 11th ed., London: Sweet & Maxwell, 2003).
    • Remedies for Breach of Contract: A Comparative Account (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1988).
    • (with F.M.B. Reynolds) Carver on Bills of Lading (London: Sweet & Maxwell, 2001; 3rd edn., 2011).
    • Some Landmarks of Twentieth-Century Contract Law (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2002; Chinese Translation PUP, 2009).