Wildy logo
(020) 7242 5778
enquiries@wildy.com

Wildy’s Book News

Book News cover photo

Vol 22 No 3 March/April 2017

Book of the Month

Cover of Company Directors: Duties, Liabilities and Remedies

Company Directors: Duties, Liabilities and Remedies

Edited by: Simon Mortimore
Price: £225.00

Pupillage & Student Offers

Special Discounts for Pupils, Newly Called & Students

Read More ...


Secondhand & Out of Print

Browse Secondhand Online

Read More...


UK Public Holiday May 2017

Wildy's will be closed on Monday 1st May and will re-open on Tuesday 2nd May.

Online book orders received during the time we are closed will be processed as soon as possible once we re-open on Tuesday.

As usual Credit Cards will not be charged until the order is processed and ready to despatch.

Any non-UK eBook orders placed after 5pm on the Friday 28th April will not be processed until Tuesday 2nd May. UK eBook orders will be processed as normal.

Hide this message

Exploring Contract Law

Edited by: Richard Bronaugh, Jason Neyers, Stephen Pitel

ISBN13: 9781841139067
Published: May 2009
Publisher: Hart Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £100.00



Despatched in 6 to 8 days.

Also available as
£83.32
+ £16.67 VAT

In this book, leading scholars from Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Singapore, the United Kingdom and the United States deal with important theoretical and practical issues in the law of contract and closely-related areas of private law. The articles analyse developments in the law of estoppel, mistake, undue influence, the interpretation of contracts, assignment, exclusion clauses and damages.

The articles also address more theoretical issues such as discerning the limits of contract law, the role of principle in the development of contract doctrine and the morality of promising.

Subjects:
Contract Law
Contents:
1. The Limits of Contract
2. Border Control: Some Comparative Remarks on the Cartography of Obligations
3. Principle in Contract Law: the Doctrine of Consideration
4. Contractual Interpretation at Common Law and Civil Law: An Exercise in Comparative Legal Rhetoric
5. Consideration and the Morality of Promising
6. Justifying Damages
7. Damages and the Right to Performance: A Golden Victory or Not?
8. Estoppels and Rights-Creating Events: Beyond Wrongs and Promises
9. Lumley v Gye and the (Over?) Protection of Contracts
10. Contracting Out of Liability for Deceit, Inadvertent Misrepresentation and Negligent Misstatement
11. Assignments, Trusts, Property and Obligations
12. The Nature of Equitable Assignment and Anti-Assignment Clauses
13. Coming to Terms with The Great Peace in Common Mistake
14. Contractual Mistake, Intention in Formation and Vitiation: the Oxymoron of Smith v Hughes
15. From Morgan to Etridge: Tracing the (Dis)Integration of Undue Influence in the United Kingdom
Index.