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Vol 24 No 6 June/July 2019

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JC Smith's The Law of Contract 2nd ed


ISBN13: 9780198807810
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780198733539
Published: April 2018
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £29.99



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With a strong focus on helping students understand and apply case law, JC Smith's The Law of Contract guides the reader through the intricacies of contract law in an accessible way.

A modern revision of the classic text, the author ensures students are provided with expert analysis and clarity, with key cases clearly signposted throughout.

The clear structure of the text assists student preparation for assignments and exams through the problem and essay based questions and further reading suggestions at the end of each chapter.

The accompanying online resources support student learning with:-

  • Guidance on answering the questions in the text
  • Links to key cases
  • Multiple choice questions
  • Example essays from real students with annotations from the author
All this ensures that students have the complete package they need to excel on contract law courses.

Subjects:
Contract Law
Contents:
1: Introduction: contractual rights and duties
2: Objectivity in contract law
3: Formation of bilateral contracts
4: Formation of unilateral contracts
5: Contract as an agreement
6: Identity of offeror and offeree
7: Consideration and promissory estoppel
8: Intention to create legal relations
9: Contracts requiring writing
10: Third parties
11: Identifying the terms of a contract
12: Interpretation
13: Implication
14: Rectification
15: The control of exclusion clauses and unfair terms
16: Misrepresentation
17: Duress
18: Undue influence
19: Unconscionable bargains and inequality of bargaining power
20: Good faith
21: Capacity
22: Illegality and restraint of trade
23: Common mistake: contracts void for failure of a basic contractual assumption
24: Frustration: contracts discharged for failure of a basic contractual assumption
25: Conditions, warranties, and innominate terms
26: Anticipatory breach of contract
27: Compensatory damages
28: Agreed remedies
29: Remedies beyond compensatory damages