Contract Law

Contract Law : Text, Cases, and Materials

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A complete guide to contract law in a single volume. Comprising a unique balance of 60% text to 40% 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.
Digital formats and resources
This edition is available for students and institutions to purchase in a variety of formats, and is supported by online resources.
- The e-book offers a mobile experience and convenient access along with functionality tools, navigation features, and links that offer extra learning support: www.oxfordtextbooks.co.uk/ebooks
- The online resources include:
* Extra material with in-depth coverage of topics such as illegality and incapacity
* Updates on recent developments in the law
* Self-test multiple choice questions and answers
* Annotated web links to key sources of information on contract law
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Product details

  • Paperback | 1088 pages
  • 188 x 245 x 34mm | 1,746g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 9th Revised edition
  • 019885529X
  • 9780198855293
  • 90,214

Table of contents

1: Introduction
Part 1: Formation
2: Agreement: Objective or subjective?
3: Offer and acceptance
4: Uncertain and incomplete agreements
5: Consideration and promissory estoppel
6: Formalities
7: Intentions to create legal relations
Part 2: Terms
8: The terms of the contract
9: Incorporation of terms
10: Implied terms
11: The interpretation of contracts
12: Boilerplate clauses
13: Exclusion clauses
14: Unfair terms in consumer contracts
15: Good faith
Part 3: Setting the contract aside
16: Mistake
17: Misrepresentation
18: Duress
19: Undue influence
20: Unconscionability and inequality of bargaining power
21: Frustration and force majeure
Part 4: Remedies for breach
22: Breach of contract and termination
23: Damages
24: Specific performance
Part 5: Third party rights
25: Third parties
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Review Text

A comprehensive, well-written book, containing an intelligent selection of extracts from significant cases and legislation, as well as thought-provoking secondary literature. The accompanying discussion is illuminating. Dr Grant Stirling, Lecturer in Law, University of Hull
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An excellent text and materials introduction to contract law. It clearly and comprehensively explains the law with insightful comments and discussion. It is unequalled as a first point of reference and should be on every student's desk. * Dr Bruce Wardhaugh, Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Manchester * A comprehensive, well-written book, containing an intelligent selection of extracts from significant cases and legislation, as well as thought-provoking secondary literature. The accompanying discussion is illuminating. * Dr Grant Stirling, Lecturer in Law, University of Hull *
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About Ewan McKendrick

Ewan McKendrick is a Professor of English Private Law and a Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall at the University of Oxford, as well as a Professor of Anglo-American Private Law at the University of Leiden. He is an honorary Queen's Counsel, Barrister at 3 Verulam Buildings, Gray's Inn, London, a Bencher of Gray's Inn, and has published widely in the areas of contract law, commercial law, and tort law. He is one of the editors of Chitty on
Contracts.
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