Contract Law Directions (6th edition)

Damian Taylor; Richard Taylor
Pub date
Jun 2017
Directions series
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Do your students understand the key elements of exemption clauses? Are they confused by consideration? Contract Law Directions tackles these and many more questions, introducing students to this exciting area of law. The Directions series has been written with students in mind. The ideal guide as they approach the subject for the first time, this book will help them: * Gain a complete understanding of the topic: just the right amount of detail conveyed clearly * Understand the law in context: with scene-setting introductions and highlighted case extracts, the practical importance of the law becomes clear * Identify when and how to critically evaluate the law: they'll be introduced to the key areas of debate and given the confidence to question the law * Deepen and test knowledge: visually engaging learning and self-testing features aid understanding and help students tackle assessments with confidence * Elevate their learning: with the ground-work in place you can aspire to take learning to the next level, with direction provided on how to go further An extensive Online Resource Centre provides a wide range of extra resources to further support studies, including: * Self-test questions * Guidance on answering essay and problem questions * Web links * Flashcard glossary Additional lecturer resources include: * Diagrams from the book


1 Introduction

Part 1 Creation of Obligations
2 Agreement
3 Certainty and the intention to create legal relations
4 Consideration and estoppel

Part 2 Contents and Borders
5 Positive terms
6 Exemption clauses
7 Misrepresentation

Part 3 Defects
8 Mistake
9 Duress, undue influence and unconscionable bargains

Part 4 Finishing and Enforcing Obligations
10 Frustration
11 Damages
12 Specific remedies
13 Privity and the interests of third parties

Appendix 1: Efficient and creative study
Appendix 2: Examinations and how to take advantage of them

About the author: 

Richard Taylor is Professor of English Law at the University of Central Lancashire where he teaches contract and criminal law.; Damian Taylor is a graduate of Exeter College, Oxford, and now practises as a solicitor in one of London's leading law firms.

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