Cheshire, Fifoot, and Furmston's Law of Contract by M. P. FurmstonCheshire, Fifoot, and Furmston's Law of Contract by M. P. Furmston

Cheshire, Fifoot, and Furmston's Law of Contract

byM. P. Furmston

Paperback | May 6, 2017

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Cheshire, Fifoot and Furmston's Law of Contract remains one of the leading textbooks on contract law more than 50 years after the publication of its first edition. It combines a clear and authoritative account of the principles of the law of contract with thought-provoking analysis andinsights. * The clarity of the narrative and lucid writing style helps to bring understanding of complex issues to a wider readership* Each topic is clearly signposted with summaries, introductory text and sub-headings for ease of navigation throughout the book* Numerous references to additional primary and secondary sources take the reader even further into the subject
M. P. Furmston, Bencher of Gray's Inn is Emeritus Professor of Law and Senior Research Fellow at the University of Bristol and Dean of Law and Professor of Law at Singapore Management University.
Title:Cheshire, Fifoot, and Furmston's Law of ContractFormat:PaperbackDimensions:896 pagesPublished:May 6, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198747381

ISBN - 13:9780198747383

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Table of Contents

1. Historical introduction2. Some factors affecting modern contract law3. The phenomena of agreement4. Consideration5. Intention to create legal relations6. The contents of the contract7. Unenforceable contracts8. Mistake9. Misrepresentation, duress and undue influence10. Contracts rendered void by statute11. Contracts illegal by statute or at common law12. Contracts void at common law on grounds of public policy13. Capacity of parties14. Privity of contract15. Privity of contract under the law of agency16. The voluntary assignment of contractual rights and liabilities17. The involuntary assignment of contractual rights and liabilities18. Performance and breach19. Discharge by agreement20. Discharge under the doctrine of frustration21. Remedies for breach of contract

Editorial Reviews

"This is my 'go-to' text for contract law - it presents information in an analytical fashion without losing the interest of the reader." --Andrew Baker, Senior Lecturer in Law, Liverpool John Moores University