Cheshire, Fifoot and Furmston's Law of Contract / Edition 16

Cheshire, Fifoot and Furmston's Law of Contract / Edition 16

by M P Furmston
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0199568340

ISBN-13: 9780199568345

Pub. Date: 10/25/2012

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Cheshire, Fifoot & 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

Overview

Cheshire, Fifoot & 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199568345
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
10/25/2012
Pages:
896
Sales rank:
830,890
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.90(d)

Table of Contents

1. Historical introduction
2. Some factors affecting modern contract law
3. The phenomena of agreement
4. Consideration
5. Intention to create legal relations
6. The contents of the contract
7. Unenforceable contracts
8. Mistake
9. Misrepresentation, duress and undue influence
10. Contracts rendered void by statute
11. Contracts illegal by statute or at common law
12. Contracts void at common law on grounds of public policy
13. Capacity of parties
14. Privity of contract
15. Privity of contract under the law of agency
16. The voluntary assignment of contractual rights and liabilities
17. The involuntary assignment on contractual rights and liabilities
18. Performance and breach
19. Discharge by agreement
20. Discharge under the doctrine of frustration
21. Remedies for breach of contract

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