Contract Law: Text and Cases, 3rd edition
Principles of contract law illustrated by relevant extracted case law
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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
• 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
• 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
Table of contents
- Theories of contract law
- Capacity to contract
- Intention to create legal relations
- Certainty and completeness
- Express terms
- Construction of contracts
- Implied terms
- Privity of contract
- The doctrine of frustration
- Misleading or deceptive conduct
- Unconscionable conduct
- Undue influence
- Termination and discharge
- Termination for breach
- Remedies for breach of contract