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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

Book of the Month

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Williams, Mortimer and Sunnucks: Executors, Administrators and Probate

Edited by: Alexander Learmonth, Charlotte Ford, Julia Clark, John Ross Martyn
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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Treitel: The Law of Contract 14th ed isbn 9780414037397

Treitel: The Law of Contract 13th ed

ISBN13: 9781847039217
New Edition ISBN: 9780414037397
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780421948402
Published: September 2011
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Wildy's Book of the Month: October 2011

This guide has become the indispensible source of reference and argument for all students and practitioners of contract law.

The latest edition:-

  • Follows the classic structure for the teaching of contract, going through formation; contents; vitiating factors; capacity and parties; performance; breach; termination; and remedies
  • Examines, and offers resolutions to, controversial and problematic points of law
  • Offers an improved layout with mini-contents list at the beginning of each chapter, paragraph numbering and clearer wording of headings and sub-headings
  • Takes account of more than 300 new cases including The Achilleas (remoteness), Chartbrook Ltd v Persimmon Homes Ltd (interpretation), OFT v Abbey National Plc (unfair terms), Attorney General of Belize v Belize Telecom Ltd (implied terms), Cobbe v Yeoman’s Row Management Ltd (proprietary estoppel), Collier v Wright (promissory estoppel),
  • Covers all key legislative developments since the last edition published including those resulting from the Bribery Act 2010 and the bringing into force of provisions of the Companies Act 2006
  • Includes extensive use of case citations throughout the work
  • Contains a detailed index, for fast access to each chapter’s contents

Contract Law
Contractual intention
The contents of a contract
Exemption clauses and unfair terms
Duress, undue influence and unconscionable bargains
Plurality of parties
Third parties
Performance and breach
Termination for breach
Specific remedies
Unjust enrichment.