Cheshire, Fifoot & Furmston's Law of Contract remains one of the leading textbooks on contract law more than 70 years after the publication of its first edition. It combines a clear and authoritative account of the principles of the law of contract with thought-provoking analysis and insights.
- The clarity of the narrative and lucid writing style helps to bring understanding of complex issues to a wider readership
- Each topic is clearly signposted with summaries, introductory text and sub-headings for ease of navigation throughout the book
- Numerous references to additional primary and secondary sources take the reader even further into the subject
M P Furmston, Bencher of Gray's Inn; Emeritus Professor of Law and Senior Research Fellow, University of Bristol; Dean of Law and Professor of Law, Singapore Management University
1: Historical introduction 2: Some factors affecting modern contract law 3: The phenomena of agreement 4: Consideration 5: Intention to create legal relations 6: The contents of the contract 7: Unenforceable contracts 8: Mistake 9: Misrepresentation, duress and undue influence 10: Contracts rendered void by statute 11: Contracts illegal by statute or at common law 12: Contracts void at common law on grounds of public policy 13: Capacity of parties 14: Privity of contract 15: Privity of contract under the law of agency 16: The voluntary assignment of contractual rights and liabilities 17: The involuntary assignment of contractual rights and liabilities 18: Performance and breach 19: Discharge by agreement 20: Discharge under the doctrine of frustration 21: Remedies for breach of contract