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Understanding Contract Law a practical guide

Understanding Contract Law a practical guide

Giancaspro, M; Langos, C, 2016

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Understanding Contract Law – a practical guide is a straightforward understanding of contract law, written for the non-lawyer reader.

 

Format: Paperback

Description

Understanding Contract Law – a practical guide is an introductory-level text designed for students in disciples such as business or construction who need to understand contract law. It provides a concise overview of the Australian contract law system and illustrates how legal principles are applied in transactions. The authors present an authoritative but practical and readable text with no assumed knowledge of law.

 

Features
• Includes practical information on contract administration
• No assumed knowledge of law
• Strong pedagogy to assist learning

 

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Viglianti, Understanding Real Property Law, 2015

Author

Dr Mark Giancaspro is a Lecturer at the University of Adelaide Law School. He holds an honours degree in Laws and Legal Practice from Flinders University and a PhD from the University of Adelaide. His legal employment background and research interests are both primarily commercial, with issues in contract law and its various applications being his principal theme. Mark teaches in contract law, business law, sports law and tort law and has published widely on matters including issues with the formation and renegotiation of contracts, the doctrine of consideration, and contractual issues in sport. He is on the editorial committee for the Alternative Law Journal and is a member (Commercial Law) of the Adelaide University Research Unit on Military Law and Ethics (RUMLAE).

Dr Colette Langos is a Lecturer at the University of Adelaide Law School. She holds a double degree in Law and Arts from the University of Adelaide, a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (Law Society of South Australia), a Master of Commercial Law from Deakin University and a PhD in Law from the University of South Australia. She specialises in teaching commercial law to business students at both the undergraduate and postgraduate level. Colette’s academic research interests include technology law and operational commercial law in a military context. Colette is an active member of multiple professional associations and is a member of the Commercial Law Division of the University of Adelaide Research Unit on Military Law and Ethics (RUMLAE).

Table of Contents

1.   The law in Australia
2.    Contract formation
3.    Is a contract legally binding?
4.    Contents of a contract
5.    Is there genuine agreement?
6.    Statutory regulation of contracts
7.    Termination of a contract
8.    Remedies
9.    Alternative Dispute Resolution

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