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Vol 22 No 4 April/May 2017

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Duress, Undue Influence and Unconscionable Dealings 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9781847038036
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780421770201
Published: December 2012
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £227.00

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A valuable part of the Contract Law Library, this title provides an account of the law relating to duress, undue influence and unconscionable dealing. It explains the circumstances when a party to a transaction will be entitled to relief on the ground that his consent was induced.

The work also examines the various legal remedies available to the complainant as well as the defences available to the defendant.


  • Comprehensive information on all aspects of duress, undue influence and unconscionable dealing
  • Examination of the different types of duress including duress to the person, duress of goods, economic duress and duress colore officii
  • Assistance with problems arising from disputes
  • Explanation of the remedies and defences available
  • Recent developments and case law relating to undue influence, including relevant House of Lords and Court of Appeal decisions and Commonwealth cases
  • Examples of how duress, undue influence and unconscionable dealing cases work in practice

Contract Law
Undue influence and abuse of confidence.
Unconscionable dealing.
Third party's duress, undue influence or unconscionable conduct.
Remedies and equitable defences

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