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Contract Law By Ewan McKendrick

Contract Law

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Ewan McKendrick has updated this textbook which explores the underlying themes and explains the basic rules of English contract law. He introduces the debates about the nature, scope and functions of this law and discusses the wider controversies which surround some of the basic doctrines.

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Contract Law by Ewan McKendrick

Ewan McKendrick has updated this textbook which explores the underlying themes and explains the basic rules of English contract law. He introduces the debates about the nature, scope and functions of this law and discusses the wider controversies which surround some of the basic doctrines. The fourth edition includes a new chapter which considers the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999. A number of new cases on exclusion clauses, damages, and duress and undue influence are included. The Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Regulations 1999 are also discussed.

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About Ewan McKendrick


EWAN MCKENDRICK is Professor of English Law at University College London. He has also taught at the Universities of Central Lancashire and Essex, the London School of Economics and Oxford. He is the author of a number of articles on the subject of commercial law, contract law and tort, and is editor of Chitty On Contracts.

Table of Contents


Preface - Table of Cases - Table of Statutes - Introduction - PART ONE: THE FORMATION AND SCOPE OF A CONTRACT - Agreement: Clearing the Ground - Offer and Acceptance - Certainty and Agreement Mistakes - Consideration and Form - Intention to Create Legal Relations - Third Party Rights - PART TWO: THE CONTENT OF A CONTRACT - What is a Term? - The Sources of Contractual Terms - The Classification of Contractual Terms - Exclusion Sources - PART THREE: POLICING THE CONTRACT - A Duty to Disclose Material Facts - Misrepresentation - Common Mistake and Frustration - Illegality - Capacity - Duress, Undue Influence, and Inequality of Bargaining Power - PART FOUR: PERFORMANCE, DISCHARGE AND THE REMEDIES FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT - Performance and Discharge of the Contract - Breach of Contract - Damages for Breach of Contract - Obtaining an Adequate Remedy - Bibliography - Index

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GOR003300143
Contract Law by Ewan McKendrick
Ewan McKendrick
Palgrave Law Masters
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Palgrave Macmillan
2000-07-20
512
0333794273
9780333794272
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