Contract Law Case Book

Third Edition

Des Butler, Sharon Christensen, Bill Dixon, Lindy Willmott

Contract Law Case Book

Third Edition

Des Butler, Sharon Christensen, Bill Dixon, Lindy Willmott

ISBN:

9780190304768

Binding:

Paperback

Published:

17 Jan 2018

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Description

Supporting the fifth edition of Contract Law, this new edition of the Contract Law Case Book is a collection of essential extracts from the most significant cases in Australian contract law.


Highly accessible and updated to include new cases, commentary, and excerpts from important statutes, the case book allows students to experience the law through the judges’ own words, developing their ability to interpret and analyse cases and helping them to improve their understanding of the law.


NEW TO THIS EDITION

  • New case extracts, including the High Court decisions in:
    • Mount Bruce Mining Pty Ltd v Wright Prospecting Pty Ltd
    • Kakavas v Crown Melbourne Ltd
    • Crown Melbourne Ltd v Cosmopolitan Hotel (Vic) Pty Ltd
    • Australian Financial Services and Leasing Pty Ltd v Hills Industries Ltd
    • Paciocco v Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd 
  • New case extract from the Victorian Court of Appeal decision in:
    • oOH! Media Roadside Pty Ltd v Diamond Wheels Pty Ltd
  • New extracts from:
    • Miller and Associates Insurance Broking Pty Ltd v BMW Australia Finance Ltd
    • Equuscorp Pty Ltd v Haxton
  • Case extracts updated with further commentary
  • Questions for Reflection updated

Contents

PART 1: OVERVIEW
1. Introduction
2. Negotiation
PART 2: FORMATION
3. Agreement
4. Certainty
5. Intention to Create Legal Relations
6. Consideration
7. Equitable Estoppel
PART 3: CONTENT
8. Terms I: Establishing Contractual Terms
9. Terms II: Construction of Terms
PART 4: LIMITS ON ENFORCEMENT OF CONTRACTS
10. Capacity
11. Formalities
12. Privity
PART 5: VITIATING FACTORS
13. Misrepresentation and Misleading or Deceptive Conduct
14. Mistake
15. Duress
16. Undue Influence
17. Unconscionable conduct
18. Void and Illegal Contracts
PART 6: DISCHARGE OF THE CONTRACT
19.Discharge By Performance
20. Discharge By Termination
21.Discharge By Agreement
22.Discharge by Frustration
PART 7: REMEDIES
23. Damages
24. Restitution
25. Equitable Remedies
PART 8: CONSUMER PROTECTION
26. Unfair Contract Terms
27. Consumer Guarantees

Authors

Des Butler - Professor, Faculty of Law, QUT
Sharon Christensen - Professor, Faculty of Law, QUT
Bill Dixon - Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, QUT
Lindy Willmott - Professor, Faculty of Law, QUT