Contract Law: Text and Cases, 3rd edition

Principles of contract law illustrated by relevant extracted case law

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ISBN/ISSN: 9780409351262
Release Date: December 11, 2020
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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

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

  19. Duress

  20. Illegality

  21. Mistake

  22. Termination and discharge

  23. Termination for breach

  24. Remedies for breach of contract