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Contract Law: Text and Cases, 3rd edition (eBook)

Principles of contract law illustrated by relevant extracted case law
Publisher: LexisNexis
RM 518.70
Published: 15 February, 2021
ISBN/ISSN: 9780409351279
Publisher: LexisNexis

Product description

Contract Law: Text and Cases combines comprehensive academic commentary with extracts from key cases in a single volume. It provides students with the essential knowledge and skills in contract law to succeed in a law degree and in professional practice. The text is supplemented with review questions, problem-solving practice, and key points for revision. The third edition has been revised and updated to include recent developments in case law and legislation, including: • A detailed overview of recent developments in the doctrine of unconscionable conduct • A detailed discussion of the differing views amongst Australian courts on contract construction • Coverage of recent cases on implied terms, illegality, undue influence and consideration • Key updates on estoppel Features • Clear accessible analysis supported by key case extracts • Student-friendly and easy to navigate • Overviews for each chapter provide clear introduction to each topic • Review questions to consolidate learning • Problem solving questions with worked answers Related Titles • Butler, LexisNexis Questions and Answers: Contract Law, 6th ed, 2018 • Mellick & Newlyn, LexisNexis Study Guide: Contract Law, 2nd ed, 2019 • Smith, LexisNexis Case Summaries: Contracts, 7th ed, 2011

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Table of contents

1. Theories of contract law

2. Offer

3. Acceptance

4. Consideration

5. Capacity to contract

6. Intention to create legal relations

7. Certainty and completeness

8. Estoppel

9. Formalities

10. Express terms

11. Construction of contracts

12. Implied terms

13. Privity of contract

14. The doctrine of frustration

15. Misrepresentation

16. Misleading or deceptive conduct

17. Unconscionable conduct

18. Undue influence


20. Illegality

21. Mistake

22. Termination and discharge

23. Termination for breach

24. Remedies for breach of contract