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Vol 22 No 2 Feb/March 2017

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A new edition was published, see:
Illegality and Public Policy 3rd ed isbn 9780414028395

Illegality and Public Policy 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9781847032966
New Edition ISBN: 9780414028395
Previous Edition ISBN: 0421647906
Published: June 2009
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

This book analyses in depth situations where a contract cannot be enforced because to do so would result either in an illegal act or be against public policy. Its incisive exploration of a complex area helps practitioners find creative ways of using the field to their advantage.

The new edition takes a fresh and up-to-date view of illegality based on a steady stream of important recent case law, in areas such as the effect of fraudulent concealment on a contract, covenants in restraint of trade and the effect of illegality upon the enforceability of contracts of employment. It also examines in detail the recent Law Commission project on this area.

  • Provides accessibility to a complex area of the law;
  • Highlights potential novel arguments for challenging and examining contracts;
  • Deals with the important area of restraint of trade as well as illegality generally;
  • Considers the effect of criminal activity upon the enforceability of a contract;
  • Contains a new chapter on illegality and Employment law;
  • Examines relief from the consequences of illegality;
  • Includes a series of worked examples grounding the often elusive subject matter in practical experience;
  • Features extensive coverage of Commonwealth case law, suggesting new solutions to problems

Contract Law

Series: Contract Law Library

Illegality and Public Policy 4th ed ISBN 9780414059443
Published March 2017
Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Misrepresentation, Mistake and Non-Disclosure 4th ed ISBN 9780414057036
Published December 2016
Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Damages for Breach of Contract ISBN 9780414055469
Published November 2016
Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Estoppel by Conduct and Election 2nd ed ISBN 9780414028449
Published February 2016
Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Illegality and Public Policy 3rd ed ISBN 9780414028395
Published November 2013
Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Out of print
Duress, Undue Influence and Unconscionable Dealings 2nd ed ISBN 9781847038036
Published December 2012
Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
The Interpretation of Contracts 4th ed with 1st Supplement ISBN 9780414041295
Published December 2009
Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Out of print
The Interpretation of Contracts 4th ed ISBN 9781847033550
Published December 2007
Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
(Second Hand)
Estoppel by Conduct and Election ISBN 9780421912106
Published August 2006
Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Out of print