Law of Contract (Foundation Studies in Law Series 12th Revised edition)

Law of Contract (Foundation Studies in Law Series 12th Revised edition)

By: Paul Richards (author)Paperback

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Paul Richards was formerly Head of the School of Law at the University of Huddersfield. He has had many years of experience as a university academic in contract law, land law and trusts and formerly served as Chief Examiner in the Law of Contract to the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives. He has also acted as external examiner at numerous universities and examining bodies in these subjects.


Preface xiii Acknowledgements xix Table of cases xxi Table of statutes xl Part 1 The formation of a contract 1 1 The evolution and definition of the modern contract 3 2 The fact of agreement 13 3 Consideration 61 4 Intention to create legal relations 92 5 Capacity 103 6 Formalities 118 Part 2 The contents of the contract 131 7 The terms of the contract 133 8 Exemption clauses 202 Part 3 Factors that vitiate a contract 269 9 Misrepresentation 271 10 Mistake 314 11 Duress, undue influence and inequality of bargaining power 360 12 Illegality 397 Part 4 Discharge of contracts 441 13 Discharge by performance and breach 443 14 Discharge by agreement 475 15 Discharge by frustration 480 Part 5 Remedies for breach of contract 497 16 The common law remedy of damages 499 17 Equitable remedies and limitation of actions 560 18 Quasi-contract and the law of restitution 570 Part 6 The rights and liabilities of third parties to the contract 583 19 Privity of contract 585 20 Agency 620 21 Assignment of contractual rights 648 Glossary 661 Index 668

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  • publication date: 21/05/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781292063751
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 728
  • ID: 9781292063751
  • weight: 1352
  • ISBN10: 1292063750
  • edition: 12th Revised edition

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