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Chitty on Contracts 31st ed: Volumes 1 & 2 with 2nd Supplement isbn 9780414032835

Chitty on Contracts 30th ed: Volumes 1 & 2

ISBN13: 9781847035493
New Edition ISBN: 9780414032835
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781847032546
Published: November 2008
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback, 2 Volumes
Price: £250.00
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Chitty Volume 1 only

Chitty on Contracts is the leading work on the law of contract, due to its breadth of coverage, scope and detail. It is comprehensive, with a thorough review of recent case law and legislation. Chitty continues to be the practitioner's choice for authority and accessibility.

In two volumes, the new 30th edition of Chitty provides complete coverage of the law of contract, incorporating extensive reference to relevant legislation and recent case law.

Volume 1 deals with General Principles that apply to contracts of every kind. Volume 2 covers Specific Contracts such as Sale of Goods, Construction and Credit & Security.

  • Offers complete coverage of the law of contract, incorporating extensive analysis of legislation and cases
  • Gives the breadth of coverage, scope and detail needed to take on any type of case involving contract law
  • Contains interpretation and analysis of the legislation that applies to contracts of every kind in Volume 1
  • Provides an in-depth examination of contracts in specialist areas in Volume 2
  • Covers all the latest developments and cases, providing the best source for constructing arguments
  • Helps pinpoint the right case for supporting a client, with an authority that can be relied on in court
  • Incorporates changes arising from the Consumer Credit Act 2006, Companies Act 2006, Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the Rome II Regulation

Contract Law, Common Law Library
Volume 1: General Principles
Formation of contract
The agreement
Duress and undue influence
Capacity of parties
Personal incapacity
Corporation and unincorporated associations
The crown, public authorities and the European Community
Political and professional immunity and incapacity
The terms of the contract
Express terms
Implied terms
Exemption clauses
Illegality and public policy
Joint obligations, third parties and assignment
Joint obligations
Third parties
Death and bankruptcy
Performance and discharge
Discharge by agreement
Discharge by frustration
Discharge by breach
Other modes of discharge
Remedies for breach of contract
Specific performance and injunction
Limitation of actions
Volume 2: Specific Contracts;
Bills of exchange and banking
Carriage by air
Carriage by land
Construction contracts
Credit and security
Gaming and wagering
Restrictive agreements and competition
Sale of goods