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Vol 22 No 3 March/April 2017

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Company Directors: Duties, Liabilities and Remedies

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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
JC Smith's The Law of Contract isbn 9780198733539

The Law of Contract 4th ed

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ISBN13: 9780421781702
ISBN: 042178170X
New Edition ISBN: 9780198733539
Published: March 2002
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

This book provides a clear and concise account of the general principles of the law of contract. It is an excellent introduction to the subject, giving the reader an overall view which, for some will be all that is required and for others is an essential basis for the more detailed study of particular aspects of the law.

It is also a valuable tool for revision, enabling the student quickly to recall and put in context the essentials of the subject. The book does not over-simplify the law, but explores areas of doubt and difficulty and offers reasoned criticism of controversial decisions. The major change in this edition is the incorporation of the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 which makes important changes to a central aspect of the law of contract.

The relation of the Act to the existing rules of common law and equity is fully explored. Account is also taken of recent case law on offer and acceptance, implied terms, damages and undue influence.

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Contract Law
Contractual rights and duties.
The objective meaning of promises.
The formation of unilateral and bilateral contracts.
Contract as an agreement.
Identity of offeror and offeree.
Privity of contract.
Representation and terms.
Implied terms.
Conditions, warranties and innominate terms.
Exclusion clauses.
Anticipatory breach of contract.
Remedies for breach of contract.
Contract by minors.
Contracts requiring writing.
Duress and undue influence.
Illegality in the law of contract.