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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Goode on Commercial Law

Edited by: Ewan McKendrick
Price: £170.00

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Drafting Contracts: How and Why Lawyers Do What They Do 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9780735594777
Published: November 2013
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
Country of Publication: USA
Format: Hardback
Price: £74.00

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An eagerly anticipated second edition of this established and highly regarded text teaches the key practice skill of contract drafting, with emphasis on how to incorporate the business deal into the contract and add value to the client’s deal.


  • More exercises throughout the book, incorporating
  • More precedents for use in exercises
  • Exercises designed to teach students how to read and analyze a contract – progressively more difficult and sophisticated
  • New, multi-draft exercises involving a variety of business contracts
  • New and refreshed examples, including
  • Examples of well-drafted boilerplate provisions
  • More detailed examples of proper way to use shall
  • Multiple well-drafted contracts with annotations
  • Revised Aircraft Purchase Agreement exercise to focus on key issues, along with precedents on how to draft the action sections and the endgame sections.
  • Expanded explanations of endgame provisions, along with examples and new exercises
  • Expanded discussion of how to write memos to a client discussing a contract draft
  • Expanded TM, including
  • Examples of standard comments for grading that are available in Word and can be copied and pasted into students’ documents and including rubrics showing possible point allocations
  • Examples of students’ papers, marked to show Professor Stark's comments