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1st Edition

Contract Law

ISBN 9781138933972
Published July 9, 2018 by Routledge
514 Pages

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Book Description

Contract Law is an engaging and accessible new textbook aimed at students on core LLB and GDL courses. Combining comprehensive coverage of the curriculum with carefully developed pedagogical tools, the authors help students learn, gain an enhanced understanding of how the law works, and develop their ability to apply this newfound knowledge and understanding in assessment situations.

To be successful in assessments, students must be able to analyse and solve legal problems, while accurately and appropriately applying legal authority. The Spotlights series models these core skills alongside a full and thorough exposition of the substantive law.

Table of Contents

1:  Introduction to the Law of Contract;  2: Formation of a Contract;  3: Consideration;  4: Intention to Create Legal Relations, Capacity and Form;  5: Terms of a Contract;  6: Exclusion Clauses and Unfair Terms;  7: Illegal and Unenforceable Contracts;  8: Misrepresentation;  9: Mistake;  10: Duress and Undue Influence;  11: Discharge of Contract 1;  12: Discharge of Contract 2;  13: Remedies 1;  14: Remedies 2;  15: Third Parties: Privity and Agency

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Tracey Hough is an Associate Professor and the LLB Programme Director at Birmingham City University.

Ewan Kirk is Senior Lecturer in Law at Birmingham City University, where he has previously led the CPE/GDL Programme, as well as the LLB Programme and associated pathways.


"This is an invaluable resource for students, explaining the key areas of Contract Law in a very clear and structured manner. It also includes useful assessment tips and advice on analysing and answering questions, which will really assist students in their Contract Law assessments."

- Paul McConnell, Lecturer at Leicester University Law School