Law of Contract

Law of Contract

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Written by an author with over 35 years' legal teaching experience, Law of Contract is designed to give you the best possible foundation for your study of this complex subject. Bringing clarity and entertainment to an otherwise dry subject area, this book prides itself on adopting a straightforward yet comprehensive approach coupled with a range of features to support your understanding making it the ideal text for LLB or GDL more

Product details

  • Paperback | 760 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 39mm | 1,436g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 13th edition
  • 1292176105
  • 9781292176109
  • 1,257,524

About Paul Richards

Paul Richards was formerly Head of the School of Law at the University of Huddersfield. He has had many years of experience as a university academic in contract law, land law and trusts and formerly served as Chief Examiner in the Law of Contract to the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives. He has also acted as external examiner at numerous universities and examining bodies in these more

Table of contents

Part 1: The formation of a contract1. The evolution and definition of the modern contract2. The fact of agreement3. Consideration4. Intention to create legal relations5. Capacity6. Formalities Part 2: The contents of the contract7. The terms of the contract8. Exemption clauses Part 3: Factors that vitiate a contract9 Misrepresentation10 Mistake11 Duress, undue influence and inequality of bargaining power12 Illegality Part 4: Discharge of contracts13 Discharge by performance and breach14 Discharge by agreement15 Discharge by frustration Part 5: Remedies for breach of contract16 The common law remedy of damages17 Equitable remedies and limitation of actions18 Quasi-contract and the law of restitution Part 6: The rights and liabilities of third parties19 Privity of contract20 Assignment of contractual rightsshow more

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