Contract Law: Commentaries, Cases and Perspectives

Paperback | April 15, 2012

byPhilip Clarke, Julie Clarke

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Contract Law introduces students to the fundamental principles, theories and arguments in contract law. It provides a carefully selected collection of cases, statutes and materials with insightful commentary designed to give students a thorough understanding of the subject. The commentary is clearly expressed and easy to understand and provides an accessible introduction to the law of contract without being too simplistic. International perspectives are included in each chapter and show a comparative analysis of Indian and Chinese contract law. This provides students with an insight into the law of major Australian trading partners. This will help to inform and educate Australian students by introducing them to thelaw in some other key jurisdictions and by improving their understanding of Australian law and their analytical skills by enabling them to compare and contrast our law with that in those regions. The text covers the law dealing with international contracts and incorporates a broad range of material,including US examples.

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Contract Law introduces students to the fundamental principles, theories and arguments in contract law. It provides a carefully selected collection of cases, statutes and materials with insightful commentary designed to give students a thorough understanding of the subject. The commentary is clearly expressed and easy to understand and...

Philip Clarke is Emeritus Professor of Law and former Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) at Deakin University. Julie Clarke is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Law, Deakin University. Julie is a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:720 pages, 9.65 × 6.69 × 0.68 inPublished:April 15, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195578457

ISBN - 13:9780195578454

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Part 1: Introduction1. The Nature and Importance of Contract LawPart 2: Formation2. Agreement3. Certainty and Conditional Contracts4. Consideration5. Intention to Create Contractual Relations6. Capacityation7. Formalitieso Create Contractual RelationsPart 3: Scope and Content8. Privity of Contract9. The Terms of a Contract10. Construction and Classification of Terms11. Exclusion ClausestPart 4: Avoidance12. Misleading or Deceptive Conduct13. Mistake14. Duress15. Undue Influence16. Unconscionable Conduct17. Unfair Terms18. Illegality and Public PolicyPart 5: Performance and Termination19. Performance20. Discharge by Agreement21. Discharge for Breach22. Discharge by FrustrationPart 6: Remedies23. Damages and Liquidated Claims24. Equitable Remedies