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Commonwealth Caribbean Contract Law

1st Edition

By Gilbert Kodilinye, Maria Kodilinye


416 pages

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The first textbook on Commonwealth Caribbean contract law for undergraduate and sixth form students, Commonwealth Caribbean Contract Law is a new and unrivalled resource on the subject. This textbook utilises Caribbean case law and statutory provisions to provide a clear and immersive path into the study of contract law from a Caribbean perspective. Encompassing fundamental topics such as offer and acceptance, consideration, privity, terms, sale of goods, agency, misrepresentation, undue influence, illegality, discharge and remedies, this book expertly introduces and comprehensively explains all key principles of contractual obligations studied by undergraduate students in the Caribbean, and is relevant to practitioners in a modern and accessible way. An invaluable reference, this book is essential reading for those with an academic or professional interest in Caribbean contract law.

Commonwealth Caribbean Contract Law is written by a well-established textbook author who is a professor of law at the University of the West Indies and a solicitor at a leading international law firm based in London.

Table of Contents

Table of Cases; Chapter 1. Introduction; Chapter 2. Offer and Acceptance Formalities; Chapter 3. Formalities; Chapter 4. Consideration; Chapter 5. Capacity; Chapter 6. Terms; Chapter 7. Sale of Goods and Unfair Terms; Chapter 8. Mistake; Chapter 9. Misrepresentation, Undue Influence and Duress; Chapter 10. Illegality; Chapter 11. Privity; Chapter 12. Agency; Chapter 13. Discharge; Chapter 14. Remedies; Appendix 1 Infants Act, Ch 46:02 (Trinidad And Tobago); Appendix 2 Sale Of Goods Act, Ch 337 (The Bahamas); Appendix 3 Unfair Terms In Consumer Contracts Act, Ch 337b (The Bahamas) ; Appendix 4 Hire Purchase Act, Cap 201 (Antigua And Barbuda); Appendix 5 Misrepresentation Act, Cap 82.35 (Trinidad And Tobago); Appendix 6 Law Reform (Misrepresentation And Frustrated Contracts) Act 1977 (Bermuda); Index

About the Authors

Gilbert Kodilinye MA (Oxon), LLM (Lond), TEP, of the Inner Temple, Barrister; Barrister of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court, British Virgin Islands; is Professor at the Faculty of Law, UWI Mona. He is the author of four well established textbooks in the Routledge Commonwealth Caribbean Law Series.

Maria Kodilinye LLB (UWI), BCL (Oxon); Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales; and is an associate at a leading international law firm based in London

About the Series

Commonwealth Caribbean Law

The Commonwealth Caribbean Law Series is the only series of law books that covers the jurisdiction of the English speaking Caribbean nations. The titles in the series were first published in 1995 to acclaim from academics, practitioners and the judiciary in the region. Several editions followed, and they have now become essential reading for those learning and practising Caribbean law.

This must have series is required holdings for any law library specialising in Caribbean legal information.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW / General
LAW / Contracts