Contract Law / Edition 4

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This textbook provides a unique approach to contract law, employing the use of numerous diagrams and boxes to help explain the subject and bring it to life. Written by a leading contract lawyer with extensive teaching experience, the book uses an informal, lively, and analytical style to explain the intricacies of contract law and the questions that arise during the life of a contract. The book is also accompanied by a wide-ranging web site to support the use of the book in teaching.

Online Resource Centre

For Students

• Updates

• Web links to key cases and legislation

• Guidance to textbook questions

• Two additional chapters: Incapacity, and Illegality and Public Policy

• PowerPoint slides of the diagrams with audio (by the author) to show how these are to be interpreted

For Lecturers

• Diagrams from the book

• Test bank

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199644841
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 7/5/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 728
  • Product dimensions: 6.70 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Mindy Chen-Wishart is Lecturer in the Law Faculty and a Fellow of Merton College, Oxford. Previously she was a Rhodes Research Fellow at St Hilda's College, Oxford, and a senior lecturer at Otago University, New Zealand.

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction 1
2 The test of intention : objectivity and mistake of terms 53
3 Agreement 66
4 Enforceability 122
5 Misrepresentation and non-disclosure 195
6 Mistake of fact 242
7 Frustration 286
8 Duress 325
9 Exploitation 346
10 Identifying contractual terms 399
11 Interpretation of terms 425
12 Direct control over terms 441
13 Breach of contract and termination 497
14 Damages 525
15 Specific and agreed remedies 586
16 Privity 623
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