Cheshire, Fifoot and Furmstons Law of Contract

Paperback | September 7, 2012

byMichael P. Furmston

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Cheshire, Fifoot and Furmston's Law of Contract stands as one of the classic textbooks on contract law more than 50 years after the publication of the first edition. Michael Furmston combines an authoritative account of the principles of the law of contract with thought-provoking analysis and insights, and the clarity of the narrative brings understanding of complex contractual issues to a wider readership. Each topic is clearly signposted for ease of navigation, and the text contains numerous references to additional primary and secondary sources to take the reader even further into the subject. The text is invaluable to students reading courses in contract, the law of obligations, and common law and is often used as a first point of reference for practitioners. Online Resource Centre Student resources:* Annual updates* Web links

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Cheshire, Fifoot and Furmston's Law of Contract stands as one of the classic textbooks on contract law more than 50 years after the publication of the first edition. Michael Furmston combines an authoritative account of the principles of the law of contract with thought-provoking analysis and insights, and the clarity of the narrative ...

Michael P. Furmston is Bencher of Gray's Inn, 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.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:880 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.01 inPublished:September 7, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199568340

ISBN - 13:9780199568345

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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 on contractual rights and liabilities18. Performance and breach19. Discharge by agreement20. Discharge under the doctrine of frustration21. Remedies for breach of contract

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Review from previous edition: Cheshire, Fifoot and Furmston's Law of Contract is well written, easy to understand and authoritative. It combines excellent detailed legal analysis with fantastic academic commentary. It is known as being one of the leading contract law texts and deservedlyretains its title." --Russell J Kelsall, Solicitor, The Student Law Journal