Anson's Law of Contract

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Oxford University Press, 2016 - Agency - 763 pages
Présentation de l'éditeur : "An authoritative and detailed account of contract law; this is a widely renowned and well-respected textbook for students of contract law, and a trusted source of reference for practitioners and academics. This classic of contract law, Anson's Law of Contract, has been a seminal text for generations of practitioners, academics and contract law students. Provides comprehensive, authoritative analysis of the principles of the subject, with clear exposition of the key considerations underlying contract interpretation, helping students to understand complex concepts. Written by three of the foremost experts in the field, collectively experienced in research, teaching, and practice, lending academic and scholarly weight to this text. Provides exceptional clarity with content broken down into manageable sections and headings to make the text approachable for students new to the subject. New to this edition : fully updated with recent developments including the Consumer Rights Act 2015, the Consumer Protection (Amendment) Regulations 2014, the Consumer Insurance (Disclosure and Representations) Act 2012 and the Insurance Act 2015 ; key cases in the new edition include: Arnold v Britton (contract interpretation), Yam Seng Pte Ltd v International Trade Corp Ltd (implied duty to perform in good faith), Marks and Spencer plc v BNP Paribas Services Trust Com (Jersey) Ltd (the general test for terms implied by fact at common law), Cavendish Square Holding BV v El Makdessi and ParkingEye Ltd v Beavis (penalties and liquidated damages clauses) ; suggestions for further reading have been added at the end of chapters, to guide students as they read around the subject."
 

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Contents

Table of Statutes
xxiii
Table of Statutory Instruments
xxxii
Table of European Union Legislation
xxxiv
Table of International and Other National Legislation and Restatements
xxxv
Table of Cases
xxxvi
Some Abbreviations Used in Reference
xciii
1 introduction
1
Part 1 Formation of contract
29
Part 2 Contents of the contract
139
Part 3 Factors tending to defeat contractual liability
235
Part 4 Performance and discharge
463
Part 5 Remedies for breach of contract
561
Part 6 Limits of the contractual obligation
645
Index
733
Copyright

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About the author (2016)

Sir Jack Beatson is A Lord Justice of Appeal, and sometime Rouse Ball Professor of English Law at the University of Cambridge, UK. Andrew Burrows is Barrister and Honorary Bencher of Middle Temple and Professor of the Law of England and Fellow at All Souls College, University of Oxford, UK.John Cartwright is Professor of the Law of Contract, University of Oxford, and Professor of Anglo-American Private Law at the University of Leiden.

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