Contract Law (Longman Law Series) premium pack

Series
Pearson
Author
R. Halson  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
2
Language
English
Pub.-date
July 2013
ISBN13
9781292010823
ISBN
1292010827
Related Titles



Description

This package includes a physical copy of Contract Law, 2/e by Halson as well as access to the eText and MyLawChamber.

 

Fully updated with the latest legal developments, Contract Law is the essential guide to the life of a contract. It covers all stages of the process, from negotiation and formation, through its possible modification to the ending of a contract including a thorough examination of available remedies. Offering a modern, engaging account of all aspects of contract law, this new edition provides a clear understanding of the legal principles which underpin the contractual process.

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Features

Offering a modern, engaging account of all aspects of contract law, this new edition:

  • will equip you with a clear understanding of the legal principles which underpin the contractual process
  • draws upon contextual, empirical and theoretical writings throughout to highlight key points of academic debate and reform options necessary for you to develop a critical understanding of the subject
  • includes unique sections bringing together all materials and doctrines relevant to contract negotiation and contract modification
  • suggests additional further reading to a wide range of academic writing and additional source material
  • offers expanded coverage in developing areas such as exemption clauses, undue influence and greater analysis of the increasingly important role of European contract law
  • has been fully updated with the latest legal developments in this subject including: extensively revised sections on misrepresentation and estoppels incorporating recent cases like Springwell Navigation Corp v JP Morgan 2010 and Axa Sun Life services v Campbell Martin 2011, substantial new material on the construction of contracts such as The Reborn (2009) and ING Bank v Ros Roca and many new decisions on remedies including Durham Tees Valley Airport Ltd v BMIbaby 2010, and Milner v Carnival plc 2010

New to this Edition

  • Additional further reading to a wide range of academic writing and additional source material
  • Expanded coverage in developing areas such as exemption clauses, undue influence and greater analysis of the increasingly important role of European contract law
  • Fully updated with the latest legal developments in this subject including: extensively revised sections on misrepresentation and estoppels incorporating recent cases like Springwell Navigation Corp v JP Morgan 2010 and Axa Sun Life services v Campbell Martin 2011, substantial new material on the construction of contracts such as The Reborn (2009) and ING Bank v Ros Roca and many new decisions on remedies including Durham Tees Valley Airport Ltd v BMIbaby 2010, and Milner v Carnival plc 2010

 

Table of Contents

Introduction

 

PART I: THE NEGOTIATION STAGE

 

2. Negotiating the Contract

 

PART II: THE BIRTH OF THE CONTRACT

 

Section A. Formation of a Contract: The Positive Requirements

 

3. Agreement: Offer and Acceptance

 

4. The Enforceability of Agreements: Consideration and its Alternatives

 

5. Form, Intention and Certainty

 

Section B. Formation: Negative Factors.

 

6. Illegality in Formation

 

7. Non-Agreement Mistakes
 

Section C. Personnel.

 

8. Capacity


9. Third Parties

 

PART III: THE LIFE OF THE CONTRACT

 

10. The Content of the Contract: Express and Implied Terms

 

11. The Content of the Contract: Exclusion Clauses

 

12. The Modification of Contracts

 

13. Performance

 

PART IV: THE DEATH OF THE CONTRACT

 

14. Frustration

 

15. Termination for Breach

 

PART V: THE AFTERMATH

 

16. Literal Performance

 

17. Damages for Breach of Contract

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Contract Law is your essential guide to the life of a contract from negotiation and formation, its possible modification through to the ending of a contract including a thorough examination of available remedies. Offering a modern, engaging account of all aspects of contract law, this new edition:

  • will equip you with a clear understanding of the legal principles which underpin the contractual process
  • draws upon contextual, empirical and theoretical writings throughout to highlight key points of academic debate and reform options necessary for you to develop a critical understanding of the subject
  • includes unique sections bringing together all materials and doctrines relevant to contract negotiation and contract modification
  • suggests additional further reading to a wide range of academic writing and additional source material
  • offers expanded coverage in developing areas such as exemption clauses and a new separate examination of the principles of contract interpretation, as well as a greater analysis of the increasingly important role of European contract law.
  • has been fully updated with the latest legal developments in this subject including: extensively revised sections on misrepresentation and estoppels incorporating recent cases like Springwell Navigation Corp v JP Morgan 2010 and Axa Sun Life services v Campbell Martin 2011, substantial new material on the construction of contracts such as The Reborn 2009 and ING Bank v Ros Roca 2011 and many new decisions on remedies including Durham Tees Valley Airport Ltd v BMIbaby 2010, and Milner v Carnival plc 2010 

About the author:

Roger Halson is Professor of Contract and Commercial Law at the University of Leeds. He has written widely in contract law and his work has been referred to in UK House of Lords (now the Supreme Court), as well as appellate courts overseas.

 

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Author

Roger Halson is Professor of Contract and Commercial Law at the University of Leeds. He has written widely in contract law and his work has been referred to in UK House of Lords (now the Supreme Court), as well as appellate courts overseas.