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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Williams, Mortimer and Sunnucks: Executors, Administrators and Probate

Edited by: Alexander Learmonth, Charlotte Ford, Julia Clark, John Ross Martyn
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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Koffman & Macdonald's Law of Contract 8th ed isbn 9780199644834

The Law of Contract 7th ed


ISBN13: 9780199570201
New Edition ISBN: 9780199644834
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780199207152
Published: April 2010
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



The Law of Contract offers a clear, non-technical explanation of the principles of contract law combined with a focus on case summaries throughout.

The book's strengths lie in the authors' highly praised explanation of the law, their ability to demystify difficult concepts without losing academic rigour, and use of case summaries, quotations, and analysis to explain the law of contract.

The seventh edition has been fully updated to include discussion and summaries of key cases including:-

  • On certainty and completeness:
  • Schweppe v Harper
  • Forstater v Dweck and Another
  • Bear Stearns Bank Plc v Forum Global Equity Ltd

  • On intention to create legal relations:
  • Wilson & Anr v Burnett
  • New Testament Church of God v Stewart

  • On Remedies:
  • WWF - World Wide Fund for Nature v World Wrestling Federation
  • Transfield Shipping Inc v Mercator Shipping Inc (The Achilleas)

Subjects:
Contract Law
Contents:
1: Introduction to the study of contract law
2: Formation of the contract
3: Certainty and completeness
4: Consideration
5: Promissory estoppel
6: Intention to create legal relations
7: Express and implied terms
8: Classification of terms
9: Exemption clauses
10: Exemption clauses and the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977
11: Unfair Terms in Consumer Contract Regulations 1999
12: Mistake
13: Misrepresentation
14: Duress and undue influence
15: Illegality
16: Unconscionability and unfairness
17: Capacity
18: Privity and third party rights
19: Performance and breach
20: The doctrine of frustration
21: Remedies
22: An outline of the law of restitution