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Contract Law
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CONTRACT LAW

PAPERBACK BY MCKENDRICK, EWAN

£28.99

ISBN
9781137606495
IMPRINT
PALGRAVE
 
 
EDITION
12ND ED. 2017
PUBLISHER
PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
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IN STOCK
FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
434 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
19 APR 2017

DESCRIPTION

This best-selling, classic text provides a clear and straightforward account of the basic rules of contract law, while also introducing current debates about the nature, scope and functions of the law and discussing wider controversies surrounding the basic doctrines. Praised by both lecturers and students, Contract Law is compact yet comprehensive, well-written, well-structured, stimulating and engaging.This twelfth edition has been fully revised and updated to reflect various developments in the law, and now also includes `Hot topic' discussion boxes in most chapters. It is essential reading for all students taking undergraduate and GDL/CPE courses in contract law.

CONTENTS

1. Introduction.- PART I: THE FORMATION AND SCOPE OF A CONTRACT.- 2. Agreement: Clearing the Ground.- 3. Offer and Acceptance.- 4. Certainty and Agreement Mistakes.- 5. Consideration and Form.- 6. Intention to Create Legal Relations.- 7. Third Party Rights.- PART II: THE CONTENT OF A CONTRACT.- 8. What is a Term?.- 9. The Sources of Contractual Terms.- 10. The Classification of Contractual Terms.- 11. Exclusion Clauses.- PART III: POLICING THE CONTRACT.- 12. A Duty to Disclose Material Facts?.- 13. Misrepresentation.- 14. Common Mistake and Frustration.- 15. Illegality.- 16. Capacity.- 17. Duress, Undue Influence and Inequality of Bargaining Power.- 18. Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts.- PART IV: PERFORMANCE, DISCHARGE AND REMEDIES FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT.- 19. Performance and Discharge of the Contract.- 20. Breach of Contract.- 21. Damages for Breach of Contract.- 22. Obtaining an Adequate Remedy.