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Cheshire & Fifoot Law of Contract, 10th Australian Edition (Paperback)

Cheshire & Fifoot Law of Contract, 10th Australian Edition (Paperback)

Seddon, N; Bigwood, R; Ellinghaus, M, 2012

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Cheshire & Fifoot: Law of Contract aims to provide the reader with an accessible and clear account of the law of contract in Australia.
Format: Paperback 

Description

Cheshire & Fifoot: Law of Contract aims to provide the reader with an accessible and clear account of the law of contract in Australia. Successive editions have established the Australian Cheshire & Fifoot as an indispensable tool for legal professionals, teachers and students.

The new edition of Cheshire & Fifoot: Law of Contract gives a full description of important legislation enacted since the previous edition, including the new Competition and Consumer Act and Australian Consumer Law. It also takes into account all relevant decisions of the High Court and of senior appellate courts in the States and Territories in that period, as well as numerous other significant decisions.

Features
· A comprehensive overview of the most important principles of contract law in summary form. This will enable the reader to approach any contract problem systematically, identify the legal issues raised and the relevant rules
· Cheshire & Fifoot: Law of Contract is lucid, comprehensive, up to date and an authoritative guide, which assists the reader in gaining knowledge and understanding of the law of contract in Australia
· Contains a model Australian Contract Code setting out the basic rights and obligations of contracting parties


Author

Seddon, N C

NC Seddon is a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Courts of Victoria and the ACT, and an Adjunct Professor at the ANU College of Law, ANU.

Bigwood, R A

RA Bigwood is a Professor of Law, Bond University and a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Courts of New Zealand and the ACT.

Ellinghaus, M P

MP Ellinghaus is a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria, Conjoint Professor of Law, University of Newcastle and Principal Fellow, University of Melbourne.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

PART 1 - OVERVIEW OF THE LAW OF CONTRACT
1. Overview of Contract Law
PART 2 - CONTRACT FORMATION
2. Estoppel
3. Agreement - Offer and Acceptance
4. Consideration
5. Intention to Create Legal Relations
6. Uncertainty
7. Privity of Contract
8. Assignment of Contractual Rights and Liabilities
PART 3 - BREACH AND CONSTRUCTION
9. Breach
10. Construction of Contracts
PART 4 - EXCUSES
11. Misrepresentation and Misleading Conduct
12. Mistake
13. Duress
14. Undue Influence
15. Unconscionable Conduct
16. Formalities
17. Incapacity
18. Illegal Contracts
PART 5 - TERMINATION
19. Termination by Frustration
20. Termination for Non-fulfilment of Contingent Condition
21. Termination for Breach
22. Termination and Variation by Consent
PART 6 - REMEDIES
23. Damages
24. Equitable Remedies
25. Limitation of Actions
26. Restitution and Debt
PART 7 - HISTORY AND THEORY
27. Historical Introduction to the Law of Contract
28. A Guide to Contract Theory

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