Contract Law

Series
Pearson
Author
Catherine Elliott / Frances Quinn  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
11
Language
English
Total pages
480
Pub.-date
April 2017
ISBN13
9781292147093
ISBN
1292147091
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Description

Contract Law is designed to provide coverage of the fundamental legal principles at play in this area. Written in the authors’ trademark clear and engaging style and incorporating a range of student-focused features, the book also introduces critical and contextual analysis to help you to develop your own critique and deepen your understanding of the law of contract.

Features

·    The authors’ trademark clarity of writing combines with complete coverage of the key topics, case law and statutes at play required for use on any programmes where a strong understanding of contract law is required.

·    Areas of academic debate, criticisms of the current law and reform options are highlighted throughout the text to encourage the reader to analyse and develop their own views on the more controversial areas of tort law

·    The authors use a range of tools to help you to get to grips with the subject quickly and to reinforce your understanding, including:

o Key case boxes to help you identify and understand the legal principles developed from leading case law

o Topical issue boxes to illustrate how the law applies in real-world situations

o Typical exam questions and detailed guidance on answering them to illustrate how to apply the legal principles in exams

o Additional reading suggestions to encourage you to read more widely around the subject

 

New to this Edition

This eleventh edition has been fully updated with coverage of all recent statutory and case law developments including:

·    The Consumer Rights Act 2015 on consumer contracts

·    The Insurance Act 2015 on insurance contracts

·    Marks and Spencer v BNP Paribas (2015) on implied terms

·    Arnold v Britton (2015) on interpretation of express terms

·    Salt v Stratstone Specialist Ltd (2015) and Hayward v Zurich (2016) on misrepresentation

·    Cavendish Square v Makdassi (2015) on penalty clauses

·    Patel v Mirza (2016) on the effect of an illegal contract

Back Cover

 

Contract Law is designed to provide coverage of the fundamental legal principles at play in this area. Written in the authors’ trademark clear and engaging style and incorporating a range of student-focused features, the book also introduces critical and contextual analysis to help you to develop your own critique and deepen your understanding of the law of contract.

 

This eleventh edition has been fully updated with coverage of all recent statutory and case law developments including:

·    The Consumer Rights Act 2015 on consumer contracts

·    The Insurance Act 2015 on insurance contracts

·    Marks and Spencer v BNP Paribas (2015) on implied terms

·    Arnold v Britton (2015) on interpretation of express terms

·    Salt v Stratstone Specialist Ltd (2015) and Hayward v Zurich (2016) on misrepresentation

·    Cavendish Square v Makdassi (2015) on penalty clauses

·    Patel v Mirza (2016) on the effect of an illegal contract

 

For additional web updates accompanying this text, please visit www.pearsoned.co.uk/legalupdates.

 

About the authors

Catherine Elliott (LLB, DEA) is a qualified barrister and experienced university lecturer, who has written extensively in the field of law. 

 

Frances Quinn is an award-winning journalist with a particular interest in, and experience of, the law.

 

Author

Catherine Elliott (LLB, DEA) is a qualified barrister and experienced University lecturer, who has written extensively in the field of law.

Frances Quinn is an award-winning journalist with a particular interest in, and experience of, the law.