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Contract Law
Contract Law
The Fundamentals
4th Edition
Practice Area:  Academic Law, Contract Law
ISBN:  9780414060746
Published by:  Sweet & Maxwell
Publication Date:  23 Jun 2017
Subscription Information:  Non-Subscribable Product
Format:  Paperback
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  • Sets out a clear framework and seeks to explain the intricacies of the law as clearly as possible without sacrificing the detail that is required for a proper understanding of the subject
  • A clear to follow layout, visual aids and tools are widely used to summarize complex legal principles
  • An emphasis on critical analysis
  • No footnoting throughout, providing a clear text without distractions
  • Assumes no prior knowledge of the subject, allowing the book to be used by those new to the subject and for distance learning courses
  • Interactive feature linking directly from printed page to web material using QR codes

New features of this edition:

  • Coverage of the Consumer Rights Act 2015 and its impact in relation to Unfair Terms.
  • Analysis of the law relating to contractual penalties in light of the Supreme Court judgment in Cavendish Square Holding BV v Talal El Makdessi and ParkingEye Ltd v Beavis [2015] UKSC 67
  • Discussion of the requirement of “Good Faith” following the decisions in D&G Cars Ltd v Essex Police Authority [2015] EWHC 226 (QB) and Yam Seng Pte Ltd v International Trade Corp Ltd [2013] EWHC 111
Introduction to the Contract Law; Offer and Acceptance; Certainty and Intention to Create Legal Relations; Consideration and Promissory Estoppel; Privity of Contract; Terms; Exclusion Clauses; Misrepresentation; Mistake; Duress and Undue Influence; Illegality; Discharge of Obligations: Agreement, Performance and Breach; Frustration; Damages; Other Remedies
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