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Contract Law – Text and Cases, 2nd edition

Contract Law – Text and Cases, 2nd edition

Thampapillai, D; Bozzi, C; Bruce, A, 2016

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Contract Law — Text and Cases is the principles of contract law illustrated by relevant extracted case law



Format: Paperback


Title is also available in eBook format.
eISBN: 9780409342628


Contract Law — Text and Cases combines comprehensive academic commentary with extracts from key cases. It aims to give students the essential knowledge and skills in contract law to succeed in a law degree and in professional practice.


This book has been specifically designed to blend the traditional textbook and casebook models in a single book. The text is supplemented with review questions, problem-solving practice, and key points for revision.



•     Each chapter has an overview
•     Mid-chapter review questions
•     Chapter content illustrated by relevant extracted case law
•     Key points for revision of each chapter
•     Problem solving practice question and answer guide for each chapter


Related Titles

Butler, LexisNexis Questions and Answers — Contract Law, 5th ed, 2014

Mellick & Newlyn, LexisNexis Study Guide — Contract Law, 2015

Smith, LexisNexis Case Summaries — Contracts, 7th ed, 2011


Dilan Thampapillai is a Senior Lecturer with the Australian National University College of Law, teaching Contracts and Intellectual Property. . Dilan has previously worked as an academic at Deakin University, Victoria University and Queensland University of Technology. Prior to becoming an academic, he worked at the Attorney-General's Department and the Australian Government Solicitor.

Claudio Bozzi is a Lecturer at Deakin University and a barrister who has worked with government, private parties, and other organisations in matters of Administrative Law, International Law, International Arbitration, Building and Construction Law, Food Law, Banking Law, Torts, Bankruptcy, Contracts, Trusts, Property, Wills and Family Law. He is currently also lecturing in the Law School of the University of Melbourne.

Alex Bruce is an Associate Professor with the Australian National University College of Law, and a former senior lawyer with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. He teaches, researches and writes in the areas of competition and consumer law and animal law.

Table of Contents

An Introduction to law school
2.     Theories of contract law
3.     Offer
4.     Acceptance
5.     Consideration
6.     Capacity to contract
7.     Intention to create legal relations
8.     Certainty and completeness
9.     Estoppel
10.     Formalities
11.     Express terms
12.     Construing Terms
13.     Implied Terms
14.     Privity of contract
15.     The doctrine of frustration
16.     Misrepresentation
17.     Misleading or deceptive conduct
18.     Unconscionable conduct
19.     Undue influence
20.     Duress
21.     Unfair contract terms
22.     Mistake
23.     Termination for breach
24.     Discharge of contract by performance and agreement
25.     Common law remedies
28.     Equitable remedies

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