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Optimize Contract Law

By Kathrin Kuhnel-Fitchen, Tracey Hough

© 2014 – Routledge

264 pages

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About the Book

‘[Optimize is] ideal for undergraduate students at all levels. The content is of a high standard, easy to read and understand.  The materials are very catching and easy on the eye making it easy to read and digest the materials…an essential study tool for all law students' - George Ellison, Derby

‘I am really impressed…the strengths are the user friendly format, clear explanations, helpful diagrams/flowcharts and appropriate suggestions for analysing the issues concerned’ - Katherine Davies, Northumbria

The Optimize series is designed to show you how to apply your knowledge in assessment. These concise revision guides cover the most commonly taught topics, and provide you with the tools to:

Understand the law and remember the details

o using diagrams and tables throughout to demonstrate how the law fits together

Contextualise your knowledge

o identifying and explaining how to apply legal principles for important cases

o providing revision advice to help you aim higher in essays and exams

Avoid common misunderstandings and errors

o identifying common pitfalls students encounter in class and in assessment

Reflect critically on the law

o identifying contentious areas that are up for debate and on which you will need to form an opinion

Apply what you have learned in assessment

o presenting learning objectives that reflect typical assessment criteria

o providing sample essay and exam questions, supported by end-of chapter feedback

The series is also supported by comprehensive online resources that allow you to test your progress during the run-up to exams.

URL: www.routledge.com/cw/optimizelawrevision/

Reviews

‘[Optimize is] ideal for undergraduate students at all levels. The content is of a high standard, easy to read and understand. The materials are very catching and easy on the eye making it easy to read and digest the materials…an essential study tool for all law students’ - George Ellison, Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Derby

‘I am really impressed by the book…the strengths are the user friendly format, clear explanations, helpful diagrams/flowcharts and appropriate suggestions for analysing the issues concerned’ - Katherine Davies, Senior Lecturer, Northumbria University

‘I really liked the topics 'maps' at the start of each section, it's helpful for students to see how each topic links with each other. The visual features of the book are brilliant, as I find so many students to be visual learners. The revision objectives are great to demonstrate to the student exactly what they should know before the exam. ‘- Hayley Roberts, Lecturer in Law, Bangor University

‘Comprehensive, but concise…the main strength of the publications are the excellent summaries/overviews, and maps of the relevant points.’ - Bogusia Puchalska, Senior Lecturer, UCLAN

‘As a revision guide, I can see this text as an invaluable student companion. It contains a variety of student-friendly features. In particular, the ‘chapter maps’ and summaries of the key cases, which are presented in a table/diagram format, stand out. The use of everyday examples will help students to put into context the concepts/principles they’ve learnt about. ‘Common pitfalls’ and ‘aim higher’ are excellent features too, enabling students to develop their understanding of the topics. Pitched at the appropriate level…the text is written in a simple, straightforward style, making it easy for students to understand.’ - Andrea Cerevkova, Senior Lecturer in Law, Edge Hill University

‘…presented in a very attractive and eye catching way. Strengths are the copious use of flowcharts and the sufficient depth of explanation.’- Keith Gompertz, Senior Lecturer in Property Law, Coventry University

‘I think this format helps concentrate the student mind onto key issues in revision. - Prof. Chris Gale, Bradford University Law School

Table of Contents

1.Offer and Acceptance 2. Consideration 3. Terms 4. Misrepresentation 5. Mistake 6. Duress and Undue Influence 7. Illegal Contracts and Contracts in Restraint of Trade 8. Discharge of Contract 9. Remedies

About the Authors

Kathrin Kuehnel Fitchen is a lecturer in the department of Law at Aberdeen Business School.

Tracey Hough is lecturer in law at the Birmingham City University.

About the Series

Optimize

The Optimize series is designed to show you how to apply your knowledge in assessment. Making use of frequent flowcharts and tables throughout to support learning, these concise revision guides cover the most commonly taught topics, and provide you with the tools to:

  • Understand the law and remember the details
  • Contextualise your knowledge
  • Avoid common misunderstandings and errors
  • Reflect critically on the law
  • Apply what you have learned in assessment

The series is also supported by comprehensive online resources that allow you to track your progress during the run-up to exams.

Learn more…

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW000000
LAW / General