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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

Subjects:
Contract Law
Contents:
Agreement
Consideration
Contractual intention
Form
The contents of a contract
Exemption clauses and unfair terms
Mistake
Misrepresentation
Duress, undue influence and unconscionable bargains
Illegality
Capacity
Plurality of parties
Third parties
Assignment
Agency
Performance and breach
Termination for breach
Frustration
Damages
Specific remedies
Unjust enrichment.