Contract Law

Contract Law : Text, Cases and Materials

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A complete guide to contract law in a single volume; author commentary, carefully chosen cases, and extracts from academic materials complement each other to give students all they need for their undergraduate study of the subject. Comprising a unique balance of 40% text to 60% cases and materials, Contract Law: Text, Cases, and Materials combines the best features of a textbook with those of a traditional casebook. The author's clear explanations and analysis of the law provide invaluable support to students, while the extracts from cases and materials promote the development of essential case reading skills and allow for a more detailed appreciation of the practical workings of the law. The book is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre which includes: - Extra material with in-depth coverage of topics such as illegality and incapacity - Updates on recent developments in the law - Annotated web links to key sources of information on contract law - Self-test multiple choice questions and answersshow more

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  • Paperback | 1104 pages
  • 190 x 245 x 37mm | 1,841g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 7th Revised edition
  • 0198748396
  • 9780198748397
  • 63,946

About Ewan McKendrick

Ewan McKendrick QC is Professor of English Private Law, Registrar of the University of Oxford, and a fellow of Lady Margaret Hall. He is a barrister at 3 Verulam Buildings, Gray's Inn, London, and has published widely in the areas of contract law, commercial law, and tort law. He is one of the editors of Chitty on more

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Well laid out and a pleasure to read. A thorough commentary by a leading expert. * Kelvin Johnstone, Keele University * The perfect all-round student text. Correct and up-to-date - I can refer students to it with confidence. * Francois de Bois, Leicester Law School, University of Leicester * Intelligent and lucid core text. * David Herling, Senior Lecturer in Law, City University London * A comprehensible account with excellent commentary and easily accessible online resources. * Muna Sabbagh, Law School at Hertfordshire * The author's command of the subject is exemplary; thoughtfully written and a pleasure to read. * Dr Gary Betts, LLB Course Director and Senior Lecturer in Law, Coventry University * Well laid out, easy to read, and visually appealing: it offers clarity and succinct analysis of English contract law. * Professor Catherine MacMillan, University of Reading * One of the most comprehensive accounts of contract law available... McKendrick's book will provide all that a contract law student will require in a text. * Times Higher Education *show more

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One of the most comprehensive accounts of contract law available... McKendrick's book will provide all that a contract law student will require in a text. Times Higher Educationshow more

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