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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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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Law of Contract 12th ed (MyLawChamber) isbn 9781292063829

Law of Contract 11th ed (MyLawChamber)

ISBN13: 9781447923220
New Edition ISBN: 9781292063829
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781408268124
Published: July 2013
Publisher: Pearson Education Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback + Online Access
Price: Out of print

This 11th edition of Law of Contract includes the ground breaking developments in the law of contract expounded by Lord Hoffman in Attorney General of Belize v Belize Telecom Ltd, and his re-formulation of the rule in Hadley v Baxendale.

Review of the Consumer Insurance (Disclosure and Representations) Act 2012 and exclusion of liability in misrepresentation taking into account the cases of AXA Sun Life Services plc v Campbell Martin Ltd [2011]. Discussion of contractual estoppel in non-reliance clauses following the case of Raiffeisen Zentralbank Osterreich AG v Royal Bank of Scotland plc and consideration of the case of Cherrilow Limited v Richard Butler-Creagh in relation to statements of opinion, the necessary for reliance, and damages for misrepresentation is also included.

Contract Law
Guided tour
Table of cases
Table of statutes

Part 1 The formation of a contract
1. The evolution and definition of the modern contract
2. The fact of agreement
3. Consideration
4. Intention to create legal relations
5. Capacity
6. Formalities

Part 2 The contents of the contract
7. The terms of the contract
8. Exemption clauses

Part 3 Factors that vitiate a contract
9. Misrepresentation
10. Mistake
11. Duress, undue influence and inequality of bargaining power
12. Illegality

Part 4 Discharge of contracts
13. Discharge by performance and breach
14. Discharge by agreement
15. Discharge by frustration

Part 5 Remedies for breach of contract
16. The common law remedy of damages
17. Equitable remedies and limitation of actions
18. Quasi-contract and the law of restitution

Part 6 The rights and liabilities of third parties to the contract
19. Privity of contract
20. Agency
21. Assignment of contractual rights