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Understanding Contract Law

ISBN13: 9780415494267
Published: October 2009
Publisher: Routledge-Cavendish
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £23.99

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Understanding Contract Law offers a clear introduction to the basic concepts of contract law in the UK. Built around familiar real-world examples that illustrate the concepts, principles and key cases upon which UK contract law is structured, Understanding Contract Law is an ideal guide for those approaching an undergraduate law degree, or for general readers interested in this fundamental area of the law.

This concise, student-friendly overview, supported by chapter introductions and summaries throughout, covers the fundamental topics in UK contract law, including:

  • Agreement and Offer
  • Acceptance
  • Certainty
  • Consideration
  • Privity
  • Misrepresentation

Contract Law
1. Introduction to Contract Law.
2. Agreement and Offer.
3. Acceptance.
4. Certainty.
5. Consideration.
6. Intention to Create Legal Relations.
7. Variation of Contracts.
8. Privity.
9. Terms of the Contract.
10. Exemption Clauses: The Common Law.
11. Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977.
12. Misrepresentation.
13. Remedies for Breach of Contract