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The Modern Law of Contract

13th Edition

By Richard Stone, James Devenney


600 pages

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The Modern Law of Contract is a clear and logical textbook, written by an experienced author team with well over 50 years’ teaching and examining experience. Fully updated to address recent developments in Contract Law, it offers a carefully tailored overview of all key topics for LLB and GDL courses. The book also includes a number of learning features designed to enhance comprehension and aid exam preparation. Clearly written and easy to use, The Modern Law of Contract enables undergraduate students of contract law to fully engage with the topic and gain a profound understanding of this fundamental area.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Forming the agreement; 3. Consideration and other tests of enforceability; 4. Intention to create legal relations; 5. Privity; 6. The contents of the contract; 7. Clauses excluding or limiting liability; 8. Misrepresentation; 9. Mistake; 10. Duress; 11. Undue influence; 12. Illegality and public policy; 13. Frustration; 14. Discharge by performance or breach; 15. Remedies and restitution

About the Authors

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

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

Subject Categories

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