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Jill Poole's bestselling Casebook on Contract Law provides students with a comprehensive selection of case law which addresses all aspects of the subject encountered on undergraduate courses.

Extracts have been chosen from a wide range of historical and contemporary cases to illustrate the reasoning processes of the courts and to show how legal principles are developed. The cases can be analysed and discussed independently while, taken as a whole, the chapters provide a sound understanding of the modern law of contract.

Key features:

DT An introductory chapter provides valuable guidance on how to use a casebook to help you develop the essential skill of reading and analysing cases

DT Cases are accompanied by succinct author commentary designed to highlight the key elements of each case

DT The two colour text design distinguishes case extracts from author commentary ensuring the book is easy to use and navigate through

The casebook is fully supported by an Online Resource Centre, which provides:

DT Exercises and guidance on reading cases

DT Self-test questions and answers

DT Guidance on how to answer problem-style questions

DT Updates

About the Author

Jill Poole is Associate Dean (Faculty and Quality), Head of Law and Professor of Commercial Law at Aston Business School, Aston University. She is also the author of Textbook on Contract Law (OUP) and co-author of Contract Formation and Letters of Intent.

Table of Contents

1. Guidance on Reading Cases

2. Agreement

3. Agreement Problems

4. Enforceability of promises: consideration and promissory estoppel

5. Intention to be Legally Bound and Capacity to Contract

6. Content of the Contract and Principles of Interpretation

7. Exemption Clauses and Unfair Contract Terms

8. Breach of contract

9. Damages for Breach of Contract

10. Remedies Providing for Specific Relief and Restitutionary Remedies

11. Privity of Contract and Third Party Rights

12. Discharge by Frustration: Subsequent Impossibility

13. Common Mistake: Initial Impossibility

14. Misrepresentation

15. Duress, undue influence, and unconscionability

16. Illegality

Product Details

Poole, Jill
Oxford University Press
General Law
Law | Contract and General Commercial Law
Law : General
Publication Date:
7.3 x 9.5 x 1.2 in 3.325 lb

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