Contract Law by Mindy Chen-Wishart

Contract Law

byMindy Chen-Wishart

Paperback | April 16, 2015

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Written by a leading contract lawyer with extensive teaching and research experience, Contract Law takes a unique approach to a complex subject. Chen-Wishart combines academic rigour with an innovative visual approach, presenting the law with diagrams, flowcharts and tables to provide you with a stimulating account of key principles and an engaging analysis of the complexities of contract law. Thought-provoking analytical features, such asthe 'Pause for reflection' and 'Counterpoint' boxes encourage you to actively and critically engage with the topics. The book is accompanied by a suite of online resources including downloadable diagrams from the book; animated versions of selected diagrams with audio commentary; guidance on answering the questions posed in the book; web links to key cases and legislation; updates; and two additional chapters onincapacity and illegality and public policy. Additionally, lecturers have access to a test bank of multiple choice questions.

About The Author

Mindy Chen-Wishart is Reader in Contract Law in the Law Faculty at Oxford University, a Fellow of Merton College, Oxford and (fractional) Professor of Law at the National University of Singapore. Previously she was a senior lecturer at Otago University, New Zealand, and Rhodes Research Fellow at St. Hilda's College, Oxford. She holds o...
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Title:Contract LawFormat:PaperbackDimensions:664 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 1.25 inPublished:April 16, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199689164

ISBN - 13:9780199689163

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Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction1. IntroductionPart II: Contract formation2. Agreement3. Enforceability: consideration, formalities, promissory estoppelPart III: Privity4. PrivityPart IV: 'Vitiating' factors5. Misrepresentation and non-disclosure6. Mistaken assumptions7. Frustration8. Duress9. Unfairness: undue influence, non-commercial guarantees, unconscionable bargainsPart V: The contents of contracts10. Identifying and interpreting contractual terms11. Direct control over termsPart VI: Breach and remedies for breach12. Breach of contract and termination13. Damages14. Specific and agreed remediesAppendix: additional chapters15. Incapacity16. Illegality and public policy

Editorial Reviews

"The text is very well structured, clearly written and cogently argued. This is an ideal introduction for the beginner and a valuable resource for the finalist." --Stefan Enchelmaier, Professor of European and Comparative Law, University of Oxford