Commentaries, Cases and Perspectives
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Contract Law introduces students to the fundamental principles, theories and arguments in contract law. It provides a carefully selected collection of cases, statutes and materials with insightful commentary designed to give students a thorough understanding of the subject.
- Concise extracts – identifies the key extracts from leading cases, making them accessible for students.
- Provides international perspectives in each chapter First year law students will find the material accessible.
- Incorporates a broad range of material, including US examples.
- A detailed introduction is presented in each chapter to clearly set the scene for subsequent materials and commentary.
New to this Edition
- New review questions at the end of each chapter
- More flowcharts and diagrams to aid learning
- Up-dated to reflect recent changes to the law, including the new Australian Consumer Law
Contract Law is also available as an e-book.
1. The nature and importance of contract law
Part II: Formation
3. Certainty and conditional contracts
5. Intention to create contractual relations
Part III – Scope and Content
8. Privity of contract
9. The terms of a contract
10. Construction and classification of terms
11. Exclusion clauses
Part IV – Avoidance
12. Misleading or deceptive conduct
15. Undue influence
16. Unconscionable conduct
17. Unfair terms
18. Illegality and public policy
Part V – Performance and termination
20. Discharge by agreement
21. Discharge by breach
22. Discharge by frustration
Part VI – Remedies
23. Damages and liquidated claims
24. Equitable remedies
Philip Clarke - Emeritus Professor of Law, Deakin University
Julie Clarke - Senior Lecturer, Deakin University