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Text, Cases and Materials on Contract Law

4th Edition

By Richard Stone, James Devenney


817 pages

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Written by leading authors in the field, this clear and highly accessible volume provides full coverage of the topics commonly found in the contract law syllabus, alongside up-to-date illustrative case examples and stimulating commentary.

Composed of approximately one-quarter authors’ commentaries and three-quarters cases and materials, including academics’ articles and extracts from books and Law Commission papers, this book takes account of a variety of theoretical perspectives, including economic, relational and empirical conceptions of the law.

This book facilitates the development of personal study skills and encourages readers to engage with the leading academic commentaries in the area. Features to support your learning include:

chapter introductions to highlight the salient features under discussion and signpost topics to guide readers through this comprehensive text;

additional reading listed at the end of each chapter to assist further study and independent research;

clear and attractive text design that differentiates between the authors’ commentaries and the materials;

a companion website that provides skills materials and self-assessment tasks to help further your learning.

The range of material covered, straightforward style and targeted updates to this fourth edition make Text, Cases and Materials on Contract Law a comprehensive and invaluable resource for all undergraduate and postgraduate students of contract law.

Table of Contents

Preface Acknowledgements Table of cases Table of legislation UK and international legislation Table of statutory instruments Table of decisions, directives, regulations, treaties and conventions 1 Introduction 2 Forming the Agreement 3 Consideration and Other Tests of Enforceability 4 Intention to Create Legal Relations 5 Privity 6 Contents of the Contract 7 Clauses Excluding or Limiting Liability 8 Misrepresentation 9 Mistake 10 Duress 11 Undue Influence 12 Frustration 13 Illegality 14 Discharge by Performance or Breach 15 Remedies Index

About the Authors

Richard Stone is Emeritus Professor of Law and Human Rights at the University of Lincoln, UK.

James Devenney is McCann FitzGerald Chair in International Law and Business at UCD Sutherland School of Law, University College Dublin, Ireland.

Subject Categories

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