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Q and A: Law of Contract 2007 - 2008 / Edition 6

Q and A: Law of Contract 2007 - 2008 / Edition 6

by Adrian Chandler, Ian Brown


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Modern contract law increasingly demands the analysis and application of sophisticated concepts which students often find difficult to grasp. The ideal study aid, Q&A Law of Contract gives students the opportunity to practice their exam techniques and evaluate and assess their progress. The book is divided into chapters covering each major topic on law courses, and contains approximately fifty questions and answers designed to test even the best prepared student. Each chapter contains an introduction focusing on important legal aspects, and diagrams are used to illustrate processes and procedures. After every question there is a commentary highlighting key points, followed by bullet-pointed answer plans, and finally a model answer. The authors discuss the most effective techniques for writing examination answers and tackling legal problems, showing exactly what the examiners are looking for.

This sixth edition has been substantially modified to take account of new case-law on the Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Regulations 1999, the Law Commission Draft Bill on Unfair Terms in Contracts, and the new EU Regulation on Unfair Commercial Practices (No. 2006/2004) concerning unfair business-to-consumer practices. Moreover, the general updating of chapters includes the recent comments of the House of Lords on remoteness in Jackson and another v Royal Bank of Scotland, the helpful guidance given by the Court of Appeal in Murray v Leisureplay on distinguishing penalty clauses from liquidated damages clauses, and the continuing stream of cases on third party undue influence.

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Q&A Law of Contract is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre providing annotated web links and a glossary of terms from the Dictionary of Law.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199299553
Publisher: Blackstone Press
Publication date: 02/19/2007
Series: Blackstone's Law Questions and Answers Series
Edition description: REV
Pages: 306
Product dimensions: 9.20(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Adrian Chandler (LLB, LLM, PhD) is Associate Dean and Lecturer within the Faculty of Law at the University of the West of England, Bristol. He has published widely in legal journals on areas within the law of contract and intellectual property and he is co-author of Information: Protection, Ownership, and Rights (Blackstone Press/OUP).
Ian Brown (LLB, DPhil) was previously Reader in Law in the Faculty of Law at the University of the West of England, Bristol. His research interests encompass both the law of contract and commercial law and his book, Commercial Law, was published in 2001 (OUP).

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