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CONTRACT LAW

PAPERBACK BY MCKENDRICK, EWAN

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

DESCRIPTION

This bestselling, classic textbook provides a clear and straightforward account 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. Written by one of the UK's leading experts on contract law, this book is compact yet comprehensive, well-structured, stimulating and engaging. New to this edition are `Hot topics', which flag up controversial issues for debate so that students can consider key issues and think critically about them, whilst also offering some insight from the author.This is an ideal text for all students taking undergraduate and GDL/CPE courses in contract law. It would also be useful for professionals and business students requiring an understanding in simple terms of the nature and scope of 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.