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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Goode on Commercial Law

Edited by: Ewan McKendrick
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Law of Contract 9th ed (mylawchamber Premium) isbn 9781408256213

Law of Contract 9th ed

ISBN13: 9781405899079
New Edition ISBN: 9781408256213
Published: April 2009
Publisher: Pearson Education Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Paul Richard’s Law of Contract, now in its ninth edition, presents a trusted account of the main principles of contract law, using clear explanations and contemporary applications.

In an area of law that is growing in complexity and importance, a firm grasp of the fundamental principles is essential. This book provides this necessary foundation whilst also considering recent proposals for reform so that the reader can gain an understanding of the overall development of the law.

Contract Law
Guided tour
Table of cases
Table of statutes
Part 1 The formation of a contract
Chapter 1 The evolution and definition of the modern contract
Chapter 2 The fact of agreement
Chapter 3 Consideration
Chapter 4 Intention to create legal relations
Chapter 5 Capacity
Chapter 6 Formalities
Part 2 The contents of the contract
Chapter 7 The terms of the contract
Chapter 8 Exemption clauses
Part 3 Factors that vitiate a contract
Chapter 9 Misrepresentation
Chapter 10 Mistake
Chapter 11 Duress, undue influence and inequality of bargaining power
Chapter 12 Illegality
Part 4 Discharge of contracts
Chapter 13 Discharge by performance and breach
Chapter 14 Discharge by agreement
Chapter 15 Discharge by frustration
Part 5 Remedies for breach of contract
Chapter 16 The common law remedy of damages
Chapter 17 Equitable remedies and limitation of actions
Chapter 18 Quasi-contract and the Law of Restitution
Part 6 The rights and liabilities of third parties to the contract
Chapter 19 Privity of contract
Chapter 20 Agency
Chapter 21 Assignment of contractual rights