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Poole's Casebook on Contract Law 14th ed


ISBN13: 9780198817864
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780198732815
To be Published: May 2019
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £32.99



All the cases you need, together with the tools to understand them. This contract casebook presents all the leading cases, supplemented by succinct author commentary and thought-provoking questions to deepen your understanding.

Now updated by Professor Robert Merkin and Dr Séverine Saintier, Poole's Casebook on Contract Law takes a uniquely supportive approach, to give you the confidence to engage with and analyse judgments.

Online resources:

The study of contract law continues via the online resources, keeping you up to date and helping to consolidate your learning.

  • Exercises and guidance on reading cases
  • Updates on new legislation, cases, and other legal developments

Subjects:
Contract Law
Contents:
1: Guidance on reading cases

Part 1 Formation
2: Agreement
3: Agreement problems
4: Enforceability of promises: consideration and promissory estoppel
5: Intention to be legally bound, formalities and capacity to contract

Part 2 Content, Interpretation, Performance and Breach
6: Content of the contract and principles of interpretation
7: Exemption clauses and unfair contract terms
8: Breach of contract

Part 3 Enforcement of Contractual Obligations
9: Damages for breach of contract
10: Remedies providing for specific relief and restitutionary remedies
11: Privity of contract and third party rights
12: Discharge by frustration: subsequent impossibility

Part 4 Methods of Policing the Making of the Contract
13: Non-agreement mistake
14: Misrepresentation
15: Duress, undue influence, and unconscionable bargains
16: Illegality