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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Smith & Thomas: A Casebook on Contract 13th ed

ISBN13: 9780414035324
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781847034175
Published: May 2015
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £33.95

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The leading casebook on the law of contract for over 40 years, providing all the material necessary for an in-depth study of the area

  • Uses substantial case extracts combined with authoritative explanation to provide readers with an understanding of the principles of contract law
  • Discusses both historical and contemporary cases to illustrate the key elements of contract law
  • Contains all relevant material including key statutory material and law commission reports

  • A clutch of recent cases highlighting the transformation of the commercial law of contract, including Rainy Sky v Kookmin Bank [2011] UKSC 50, Attorney General of Belize v Belize Telecom Limited [2009] UKPC 11, and Yam Seng Pte Limited v International Trade Corporation Limited [2013] EWHC 111 (QB)
  • Significant reorganisation of material with each chapter prefaced by a set of learning objectives
  • New sections on how to read cases, how to answer problem questions and write essays in contract law

Contract Law
Form, Flexibility and Fair Dealing
Offer and Acceptance
The Identity of the Offeror
and the Offeree
Representations, Terms and Collateral Contracts
Initial Impossibility and Frustration
Void and Illegal Contracts