Restitution Under an Illegal Contract: A Scots Law Perspective on Patel v. Mirza

Obiora Ezike, John MacLeod

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The illegality doctrine is an area where Scottish materials are sparse and conflicting. There have therefore been calls for law reform in Scotland, even along the lines of the United Kingdom Supreme Court (UKSC) decision in Patel v. Mirza. Moreover, Patel is already being mentioned with approval in Scottish courts and texts, and this suggests that any case which comes after it is likely to follow it closely.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)273-281
Number of pages9
JournalEuropean Review of Private Law
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2018
Externally publishedYes


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Reprinted from European Review of Private Law, 26:2, (2018), 273-281 with permission of Kluwer Law International.

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