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Treitel The Law of Contract

Treitel The Law of Contract

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  • Author(s): Edwin Peel
  • Brand: Sweet & Maxwell
  • Edition: 14 Ed 2017
  • ISBN 13 9789386374219
  • Approx. Pages 1388 + Contents
  • Format Paperback
  • Delivery Time Normally 7-9 working days

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Description
Treitel on the leading textbook on the law of contract providing a detailed all
embracing guide to this area of law.
•    Goes through the nature and functions of contract law
•    Explains and evaluates the rules and principles that make up English contract law
•    Analyses the structure of contract law, looking at how the law has developed and the many
      influences
•    Covers all the key areas of contract law, providing students with detailed explanation
•    Looks at the different remedies available in contract law
•    Includes extensive use of case citations throughout
•    Discusses and analyses recent key cases
•    Accepted 'authority' upon dubious points of law or where the law is non-existent
NEW TO THIS EDITION
•      Consumer Rights Act 2015
•      Rainy Sky v Kookmin Bank (interpretation), Benedetti v Sawiris (quantum meruit)
        and Les Laboratories Servier v Apotex (illegality)
•      Coverage of the developing law of "good faith" and the correct
        approach to rectification
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Contents
1. INTRODUCTION
2. AGREEMENT

1. Offer
2. Acceptance
3. Termination of Offer
4. Special Cases
5. Certainty
6. Conditional Agreements
3. CONSIDERATION
1. Introduction
2. Adequacy
3. Past Consideration
4. Consideration Must Move from the Promisee
5. Consideration Must be of Some Value
6. Rescission and Variation
7. Proprietary Estoppel
8. Special Cases
9. Promises in Deeds
10.Proposals for Reform
4. CONTRACTUAL INTENTION
1. Proof of Intention
2. Illustrations
5. FORM
1. General Rule
2. Statutory Exceptions
3. Formal Requirements for Rescission and Variation
6. THE CONTENTS OF A CONTRACT
1. Express Terms
2. Implied Terms
7. EXEMPTION CLAUSES & UNFAIR TERMS
1. Exemption Clauses at Common Law
2. Other Standard Terms at Common Law
3. Legislative Limitations
4. Other Legislative Techniques
8. MISTAKE
1. Introduction
2. Common Mistake
3. Unilateral Mistake
4. Rectification
5. Documents Mistakenly Signed
9. MISREPRESENTATION
1. General Conditions of Liability
2. Damages for Misrepresentation
3. Rescission
4. Limits to the Right to Rescind
5. Excluding Liability for Misrepresentation
6. Non-disclosure
7. Misrepresentation and Estoppel
10. DURESS, UNDUE INFLUENCE AND UNCONSCIONABLE BARGAINS
1. Duress
2. Undue Influence
3. Unconscionable Bargains
4.  Consumer Protection
5. Inequality of Bargaining Power
11. ILLEGALITY
1. The Problem of Classification
2. Types of Illegality
3. Contracts in Restraint of Trade
4. Effects of Illegality
12. CAPACITY
1. Minors
2. Mental Capacity
3. Drink and Drugs
4. Corporations
13. PLURALITY OF PARTIES
1. Plurality of Debtors
2. Plurality of Creditors
14. THIRD PARTIES
1. Introduction
2. The Common Law Doctrine
3. Scope
4. Exemption Clauses and Third Parties
5. Exceptions
6. Imposing Liability on Third Parties
15. ASSIGNMENT
1. At Common Law
2. Equitable Assignments
3. Statutory Assignments
4. General Requirements
5. Consideration
6. Subject to Equities
7. Negotiability
8. Rights which, are not Assignable
9.  Assignment by Operation of Law
10. Assignment Distinguished from Transfer of Liabilities
16. AGENCY
1. Definition
2. Capacity
3. Creation of Agency
4. Effects of Agency
5. Termination
17. PERFORMANCE & BREACH
1. Method of Performance
2. Vicarious Performance
3. Order of Performance
4. Entire and Severable Obligations
5. Breach
6. Anticipatory Breach
18. TERMINATION FOR BREACH
1. Introduction
2. Nature and Effect of Termination
3. Availability of the Right to Terminate
4. Limitations on the Right to Terminate
5. Stipulations as to Time
6. Criticism
19. FRUSTRATION
1. Development
2. Applications
3. Limitations
4. Effects of Frustration
5. Juristic Basis
20. DAMAGES
1. General Principles
2. Quantification
3. Non-Pecuniary Losses
4. Methods of Limiting Damages
5. Liquidated Damages, Deposit and Part-Payment
21. SPECIFIC REMEDIES
1. Action for an Agreed Sum
2. Specific Relief in Equity
22. Restitution
1. Unjust Enrichment
23. Consumer Rights Act, 2015
1. Key Definitions
2. Contracts for Goods
3. Contracts for Digital Content
4. Contracts for Services
5. Unfair Terms
Index
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Author Details
Edwin Peel,
B.C.L., M.A., Fellow & Tutor in Law, Keble College Oxford, Solicitor & Consultant, Clifford Chance LL.P.
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