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The Law of Contract By Janet O'Sullivan

The Law of Contract
by Janet O'Sullivan

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This book introduces the basic principles of contract law, helping students to develop the skills they need to understand how contracts are formed, which terms are enforceable, and what happens when these terms are breached. Throughout students are encouraged to consider controversial aspects of the law and the rules in question.
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The Law of Contract by Janet O'Sullivan

The Core Text Series takes the reader straight to the heart of the subject, providing a reliable and invaluable 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. The Law of Contract provides an accessible overview of the fundamentals of contract law and its underlying rationales. It also introduces and explores the main academic debates within the subject, encouraging students to decide for themselves whether the rules that contract law adopts are justifiable and, if not, how they should be altered. To help students to develop the skills necessary to apply the principles of contract law to new situations, The Law of Contract breaks down legal problems into different and manageable steps. This book covers all of the core areas studied on an undergraduate course and incorporates chapter summaries, overviews and self-test questions to reinforce students' learning and aid revision, as well as further reading sections to provide a platform for further study. Online Resource Centre Updates Web links

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About Janet O'Sullivan

Janet O'Sullivan is a Fellow and Director of Studies in Law at Selwyn College, Cambridge and a University Lecturer in the Faculty of Law, Cambridge University.
Jonathan Hilliard is a barrister at Wilberforce Chambers, London, specializing in commercial law, pensions and private client.

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. Contracts which fail to materialise; 6. Consideration and estoppel; 7. Privity; 8. Terms of the contract: I; 9. Terms of the contract II: Exemption clauses and unfair terms; 10. Misrepresentation and non-disclosure; 11. Duress; 12. Undue influence; 13. Unconscionable bargains; 14. Incapacity; 15. Illegality and public policy; 16. Common mistake; 17. Frustration; 18. Discharge of a contract for breach; 19. Remedies I: Compensatory damages; 20. Remedies II: Specific remedies; 21. Remedies III: Other non-compensatory remedies

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The Law of Contract by Janet O'Sullivan
Janet O'Sullivan
Core Texts Series
Used - Very Good
Oxford University Press
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