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Principles of Australian Contract Law, 4th edition

Principles of Australian Contract Law, 4th edition

Radan, P; Gooley, J; Vickovich, I, 2017

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Principles of Australian Contract Law, 4th edition is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills required to understand and apply relevant contractual principles to the resolution of issues in this area of study and Australian contract law. Written in an accessible style, it introduces and discusses key concepts of Contract Law in Australia with a focus on pertinent case law and legislation. The explanatory approach will help students to develop their analytical and problem-solving skills necessary for successful legal practice. The book has a logical structure that makes it easy to navigate between topics.

 

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Principles of Australian Contract Law, 4th edition is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills required to understand and apply relevant contractual principles to the resolution of issues in this area of study and Australian contract law. Written in an accessible style, it introduces and discusses key concepts of Contract Law in Australia with a focus on pertinent case law and legislation. The explanatory approach will help students to develop their analytical and problem-solving skills necessary for successful legal practice. The book has a logical structure that makes it easy to navigate between topics. Concepts covered include:


     • History and theory
     • Formation of a contract
     • Terms of a contract
     • Vitiating factors
     • Discharge
     • Illegality
     • Remedies based on contract
     • Other bases of relief, including equitable and statutory
     • Third party rights


The fourth edition has been fully revised and updated to include recent developments, and is suitable for standalone use or with the companion casebook Radan, Gooley & Vickovich, Principles of Australian Contract Law: Cases and Materials.

 

Related Titles

Radan, Gooley & Vickovich, Principles of Australian Contract Law: Cases and Materials, 4th ed, 2018
Butler, LexisNexis Questions & Answers: Contract Law, 5th ed, 2015
Mellick & Newlyn, LexisNexis Study Guide: Contract Law, 2015

Author

John Gooley is a Barrister-at-Law who practises at 153 Phillip, Barristers in Sydney.


Peter Radan is a Professor of Law at Macquarie Law School, Macquarie University.


Ilija Vickovich is a Lecturer at Macquarie Law School, Macquarie University.

Table of Contents

Ch 1. Introduction

PART 1 HISTORY AND THEORY

Ch 2. History of Contract Law
Ch 3. Contract Theory

PART 2 FORMATION OF A CONTRACT

Ch 4. The Fact of Agreement
Ch 5. The Requirements of Certainty and Completeness
Ch 6. Consideration
Ch 7. Intention to Create Legal Relations
Ch 8. The Requirement of Writing
Ch 9. Capacity

PART 3 TERMS OF A CONTRACT

Ch 10. Express Terms
Ch 11. Implied Terms
Ch 12. Construction of Contractual Terms
Ch 13. Construction of Exclusion Clauses

PART 4 VITIATING FACTORS

Ch 14. Misprepresentation
Ch 15. Misleading or Deceptive Conduct
Ch 16. Mistake
Ch 17. Duress
Ch 18. Undue Influence
Ch 19. Unconscionable Transactions
Ch 20. Contracts Review Act 1980 (NSW)
Ch 21. Unfair Contracts

PART 5 DISCHARGE

Ch 22. Discharge by Performance
Ch 23. Discharge by Agreement
Ch 24. Discharge by Breach
Ch 25. Discharge by Frustration

PART 6 ILLEGALITY

Ch 26. Statutory Illegality
Ch 27. Common Law Illegality
Ch 28. Effect of Illegality

PART 7 REMEDIES BASED ON CONTRACT

Ch 29. Damages for Breach of Contract
Ch 30. Actions for a Fixed Sum and Debt
Ch 31. Specific Performance
Ch 32. Injunctions
Ch 33. Equitable Damages
Ch 34. Rectification
Ch 35. Rescission

PART 8 OTHER BASES OF RELIEF

Ch 36. Equitable Estoppel
Ch 37. Liability in the Law of Torts
Ch 38. Restitution

PART 9 THIRD PARTY RIGHTS

Ch 39. Privity of Contract
Ch 40. Assignment of Contractual Rights and Liabilities



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Dimensions:
1242 x 176 mm
No. of Pages: 801-900 Language: English

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