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O'Sullivan & Hilliard's The Law of Contract By Janet O'Sullivan (Fellow and Vice-Master of Selwyn College, and Senior Lecturer, University of Cambridge)

O'Sullivan & Hilliard's The Law of Contract by Janet O'Sullivan (Fellow and Vice-Master of Selwyn College, and Senior Lecturer, University of Cambridge)

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O'Sullivan & Hilliard's The Law of Contract takes students straight to the core of this key subject. It is the perfect student companion, providing a concise, clear overview of the fundamental principles of contract law and breaking down complex areas.

O'Sullivan & Hilliard's The Law of Contract Summary

O'Sullivan & Hilliard's The Law of Contract by Janet O'Sullivan (Fellow and Vice-Master of Selwyn College, and Senior Lecturer, University of Cambridge)

The Core Text Series takes the reader straight to the heart of the subject, providing an invaluable and reliable guide for students of law at all levels. Written by leading academics and renowned for their clarity, these concise texts explain the intellectual challenges of each area of the law. O'Sullivan & Hilliard's The Law of Contract provides students with a clear, straightforward, and comprehensive account of the core principles of contract law to enable a sound understanding of the subject. The new edition has been rigorously updated by Cambridge academic and teacher, Janet O'Sullivan. All the key topics on the LLB and GDL courses are covered, and the author introduces students to current debates in the field. Complex problems are broken down into manageable steps and self-test questions are provided at the end of each chapter to help reinforce learning and aid revision. Digital formats and resources This edition is available for students and institutions to purchase in a variety of formats, and is supported by online resources. - The e-book offers a mobile experience and convenient access along with functionality tools, navigation features, and links that offer extra learning support: www.oxfordtextbooks.co.uk/ebooks - On the accompanying online resources students can find additional support for their studies, including additional chapters, and web links. There are also twice-annual updates keep students up to speed on key developments in contract law. Self-test questions on the key topics of contract law give students the opportunity to test their learning. These questions test both factual knowledge to help consolidate understanding of key topics, and also offer a range of questions testing practical understanding, by putting students in the shoes of a legal practitioner facing a particular scenario.

O'Sullivan & Hilliard's The Law of Contract Reviews

This is a fantastic textbook. It is clear and concise, and really helped me get to grips with difficult issues. * Shimon Ellerman, student, University of Cambridge *

About Janet O'Sullivan (Fellow and Vice-Master of Selwyn College, and Senior Lecturer, University of Cambridge)

Janet O'Sullivan is a Fellow and Vice-Master of Selwyn College, Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Law at the University of Cambridge, and is a recipient of the Pilkington Teaching Prize for Excellence in University Teaching.

Table of Contents

1: General themes and issues 2: Offer and acceptance I: General principles 3: Offer and acceptance II: Three applications of the general principles 4: Certainty 5: Consideration and estoppel 6: Privity 7: Terms of the contract I 8: Terms of the contract II: Common law and statutory controls on unfair terms 9: Misrepresentation and non-disclosure 10: Duress 11: Undue influence 12: Unconscionable bargains 13: Common mistake and rectification 14: Frustration 15: Discharge of a contract for breach 16: Remedies I: Compensatory damages 17: Remedies II: Specific remedies 18: Remedies III: Other non-compensatory or exceptional remedies Online: Incapacity Online: Illegality and public policy

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NGR9780198853176
O'Sullivan & Hilliard's The Law of Contract by Janet O'Sullivan (Fellow and Vice-Master of Selwyn College, and Senior Lecturer, University of Cambridge)
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Paperback
Oxford University Press
2020-05-14
544
0198853173
9780198853176
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