Contract Law Directions (8th edition)

ISBN : 9780198870593

Richard Taylor; Damian Taylor
432 Pages
189 x 246 mm
Pub date
Apr 2021
Directions series
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The Directions series has been written with students in mind. Contract Law Directions is the ideal guide as they approach the subject for the first time, this book will help them: - Gain a complete understanding of the topic: we won't overload or leave your students short, 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: students will 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, your students can aspire to take their learning to the next level, with direction provided on how to go further, each chapter now has a 'digging deeper' feature to further develop understanding Digital formats and resources The eighth edition is available for students and institutions to purchase in a variety of formats, and is supported by online resources. The e-book offers a mobile experience and convenient access, along with functionality tools, navigation features, and links that offer extra learning support: www.oxfordtextbooks.co.uk/ebooks The text is also supported by online resources, which include: - 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 Damage
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 Emeritus Professor of Law at the University of Central Lancashire and was President of the Society of Legal Scholars 2018/2019. He is also one of the authors of Blackstone's Criminal Practice.; Damian Taylor is a graduate of Exeter College, Oxford, and is now a partner in one of London's leading law firms.

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