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Contract Law 5th ed isbn 9780199689163

Contract Law 4th ed

ISBN13: 9780199644841
New Edition ISBN: 9780199689163
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780199570058
Published: April 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Contract Law offers a unique and highly innovative approach to contract law, utilising numerous diagrams to complement the academically rigorous text, which illuminate the subject and bring it to life.

Written by a leading contract lawyer with extensive teaching experience, the book employs a lively and critical style to explain the intricacies of contract law and the questions that arise during the life of a contract.

The book's use of 'pause for reflection' and 'counterpoint' boxes also encourages students to engage with the key debates, facilitating an appreciation of the more complex tensions surrounding this essential subject.

Contract Law
1: Introduction
Part I: Contract formation
2: Agreement
3: Enforceability: consideration, formalities, promissory estoppel
Part II: Privity
4: Privity
Part III: 'Vitiating' factors
5: Misrepresentation and non-disclosure
6: Mistaken assumptions
7: Frustration
8: Duress
9: Unfairness: undue influence, non-commercial guarantees, unconscionable bargains
Part IV: The contents of contracts
10: Identifying and interpreting contractual terms
11: Direct control over terms
Part V: Breach and remedies for breach
12: Breach of contract and termination
13: Damages
14: Specific and agreed remedies;