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Contract law

McKendrick explores the underlying themes and explains the basic rules of English contract law, introducing the current debates about the nature, scope and functions of this law and discussing some of the wider controversies surrounding basic doctrines
Print Book, English, 2011
Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, 2011
xxxiii, 396 pages ; 25 cm.
9780230285699, 0230285694
Introduction PART I: 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 II: THE CONTENT OF A CONTRACT What is a Term? The Source of Contractual Terms The Classification of Contractual Terms Exclusion Clauses PART III: 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 IV: PERFORMANCE, DISCHARGE AND REMEDIES FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT Performance and Discharge of the Contract Breach of Contract Damages for Breach of Contract Obtaining an Adequate Remedy
Previous edition: 2009. ; Includes bibliographical references and index. ; Based on publisher-provided data