Focus: Contract Law, 4th Edition

The fourth edition of Focus: Contract Law is designed to assist students to develop a greater understanding of contract law by identifying and explaining the key areas of study.

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ISBN/ISSN: 9780409329186
Release Date: December 01, 2011
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Click here to read the review first published in Ethos - ACT Law Society Journal September 2013 - Issue 229.

The fourth edition of Focus: Contract Law is designed to assist students to develop a greater understanding of contract law by identifying and explaining the key areas of study. Using a straightforward, structured approach and written in plain English, the authors help demystify even the most complex of legal concepts. The Focus series has a particular emphasis on problem-solving, providing the reader with numerous opportunities to develop critical thinking skills and to practise answering legal problem questions.

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  • Extensive pedagogy enhances the learning experience by guiding students through core concepts and building their problem solving skills
  • Clear explanation of core concepts ensures that students understand the fundamental principles before moving on to more advanced understanding
  • Each chapter builds upon prior learning and reinforcement of key principles, providing a constructivist learning approach
  • Problem solving checklists help students focus their attention on key areas to address when applying their knowledge to a problem
  • Worked problems with answer plans step students through problem based learning and develop their skills for exams

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Table of contents


  1. Introduction

  2. Agreements

  3. Consideration

  4. Intention to create legal relations

  5. Formalities

  6. Identification of the terms

  7. Construction of the terms

  8. Capacity to contract

  9. Privity

  10. Misrepresentation

  11. Mistake

  12. Duress

  13. Undue influence

  14. Unconscionability

  15. Illegality

  16. The effects of illegality

  17. Performance and breach

  18. Termination for breach and repudiation

  19. Frustration

  20. Damages

  21. Recovery of liquidated sums

  22. Restitution

  23. Specific performance and injunction