Publication delayed (Originally scheduled: September 2000).
The Textbook series offers a comprehensive range of clear, direct and stimulating texts for LLB and CPE students, as well as those approaching the subject for the first time at undergraduate or postgraduate level, including non-law students in related fields. The texts adopt a contextual approach, with in-depth analysis and discussion and sufficient depth of coverage to serve as a main course text for any modular course. The series covers a range of core subjects and popular options offered at undergraduate level.
An Introduction to Contract Law. The Road to Agreement. The Offer. Acceptance. Problematic Agreements. Mistake in Relation to Agreement. Basic Doctrines of Consideration. Varying the Contractual Nexus. Equitable Estoppel. Third Parties. Intention, Capacity and Form. The Parameters of the Contract. The Classification of Terms. Concepts of Fairness in Contract Law. Aspects of Fairness: Disclosure and Consumer Contracts. Exemption Clauses at Common Law. The Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977. Misrepresentation. Illegitimate Pressure. Illegality and Public Policy. Common Mistake and Remedies for Mistake at Common Law and in Equity. Frustration of Contract. Discharge by Breach and Performance. The Governing Principles of Damages for Breach of Contract. The Boundaries of Compensation. Self Help Equitable Remedies and Restitution in the Field of Contract Law.