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Contract Law for Students

ISBN13: 9781526512291
To be Published: January 2020
Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional (Ireland)
Country of Publication: Ireland
Format: Paperback
Price: £46.00

Provides comprehensive insight into all aspects of contract law that are of relevance to students sitting either set of professional exams in Ireland:

  • FE-1s for solicitors
  • Kings Inns for barristers

    Although the main cases for contract law have remained constant since the days of Carlill v Carbolic Smoke Ball Company (1893), this title includes more recent cases as well as relevant commentary, presented in a condensed manner.

    Includes the following:

  • A detailed introduction which discussing the necessity of contract law
  • Consideration of the history of contract law in Ireland, reaching back to pre-Christian times when the system of 'sureties' formed the basis of commercial transactions
  • A chapter on 'navigating the professional exams' with practical insight for students embarking on their journey towards becoming a barrister or solicitor

  • Subjects:
    Irish Law
    Chapter 1. Introduction
    Chapter 2. History of Irish Contract Law
    Chapter 3. Offer and Acceptance
    Chapter 4. Consideration
    Chapter 5. Estoppel
    Chapter 6. Intention to Create Legal Relations
    Chapter 7. Formal and Evidentiary Requirements
    Chapter 8. Interpretation of Contracts
    Chapter 9. Capacity to Contract
    Chapter 10. Privity and Third Party Rights
    Chapter 11. Terms
    Chapter 12. Exemption Clauses
    Chapter 13. Consumer Protection Legislation
    Chapter 14. Vitiating Factors: (a) Misrepresentation (b) Mistake (c) Duress (d) Undue Influence (e) Equitable Intervention (f) Illegality
    Chapter 15. Discharge of Contracts: (a) Performance (b) Agreement (c) Frustration (d) Breach
    Chapter 16. Remedies
    Chapter 17. Agency
    Chapter 18. Navigating the Professional Exams: Grids, sample answers and exam reports