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4th Edition

Unlocking Contract Law

ISBN 9781444174175
Published February 20, 2014 by Routledge
496 Pages

USD $74.95

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Book Description

The Unlocking the Law series makes the law accessible. Each chapter contains activities such as quick quizzes and self-test questions, key facts charts to consolidate your knowledge and diagrams to aid learning. Cases, judgments and primary source quotations are prominently displayed. Summaries help you understand each chapter, there is a glossary of legal terminology. New features include problem questions with guidance on answering, as well as essay questions and answer plans, plus cases and materials exercises. All titles in the series follow the same formula and include the same features so students can move easily from one subject to another.

www.unlockingthelaw.co.uk provides free resources such as multiple choice questions, key questions and answers, revision mp3s and cases and materials exercises.

Table of Contents

1. The origins and character of contract law
2. Formation of a contract: offer and acceptance
3. Formation of a contract: consideration
4. Formation of a contract: intention to create legal relations
5. Form
6. The obligations under a contract: terms
7. The obligations under a contract: exclusion and limitation clauses
8. Void and voidable contracts
9. Vitiating factors: misrepresentation
10. Vitiating factors: mistake
11. Vitiating factors: duress and undue influence
12. Vitiating factors: illegality and unenforceable contracts
13. Third party rights and the doctrine of privity
14. Capacity
15. Discharge of a contract
16. Remedies in contract law
17. Quasi-contract

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Chris Turner is a qualified barrister and Senior Lecturer in law at Wolverhampton University. He has taught law at all levels and is an experienced author whose other titles include Key Facts: Contract Law and Key Cases: Contract Law, also published by Hodder Education. He is Series Editor of "Unlocking the Law", "Key Facts" and "Key Cases", all published by Hodder Education.