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Contract Law (14th Edition)

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Red Globe Press

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Macmillan Law Masters

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A comprehensive and bestselling textbook on Contract Law that covers core areas such as  the formation of a contract, what goes into a contract, how to enforce a contract and much more. 

The book takes a very...

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A comprehensive and bestselling textbook on Contract Law that covers core areas such as  the formation of a contract, what goes into a contract, how to enforce a contract and much more. 

The book takes a very practical approach to teaching Contract Law including real-world examples and ‘Hot Topic’ discussion points, illustrating how Contract Law can interact with other aspects of the core curriculum such as Tort Law. This edition has been updated with important new developments in the field, such as on interpretation, and negotiating damages and an account of profits.

Written by one of the leading authorities on the topic, this book retains a critical edge and a student-friendly focus. It is essential reading for all students taking undergraduate and GDL/CPE courses in contract law.

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Current debates about contract law and wider controversies surrounding basic doctrines are discussed, promoting a deeper understanding of the subject

The fundamental concepts of contract law are explained in a clear, engaging, succinct style, making them straightforward for students to understand so they build up their knowledge of the subject systematically and thoroughly

End-of-chapter summaries clearly and logically break down the key elements of each chapter, acting as a useful refresher for students

Stimulating end-of-chapter exercises encourage students to assess their understanding and engagement with the text

'Hot topic' boxes to stimulate discussion

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
Index.

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Ewan McKendrick QC (Hon) is Professor of English Private Law at the University of Oxford, UK, where he is also a Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall, and Professor of Anglo-American Private Law at the University of Leiden. He is the author of a number of key works on contract law and commercial law, and is an editor of Chitty on Contracts. He is also a barrister in practice at 3 Verulam Buildings, Gray's Inn and a Master of the Bench of Gray's Inn.

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Ewan McKendrick QC (Hon) is Professor of English Private Law at the University of Oxford, UK, where he is also a Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall, and Professor of Anglo-American Private Law at the University of Leiden. He is the author of a number of key works on contract law and commercial law, and is an editor of Chitty on Contracts. He is also a barrister in practice at 3 Verulam Buildings, Gray's Inn and a Master of the Bench of Gray's Inn.

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