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Contract Law [electronic resource].

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780521199438Publication details: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2011.ISBN:
  • 9781139137607
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Contract LawDDC classification:
  • 346.4202
LOC classification:
  • KD1554 .A944 2011
Online resources:
Contents:
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Table of cases; Table of statutes; Table of statutory instruments; Part I Introduction; 1 Main features of contract law; 1. CHARACTERISTICS OF ENGLISH CONTRACT LAW; 2. FREEDOM OF CONTRACT; 3. THE OBJECTIVE PRINCIPLE; 4. OVERVIEW OF CONTRACTUAL DOCTRINES; 5. CONTRACT AND TORT LAW; 6. CONTRACT AND RESTITUTION OR UNJUST ENRICHMENT; 7. COMMON LAW AND EQUITY; 8. GOOD FAITH; 9. EUROPEAN UNION LAW; 10. TRANSNATIONAL CONTRACT LAW; 11. BIBLIOGRAPHY; 12. A WHO'S WHO OF CONTRACT LAW; Part II Formation; 2. ABORTIVE PRE-CONTRACTUAL NEGOTIATIONS
3. NEGOTIATION AGREEMENTS PRIOR TO FORMATION OF THE MAIN CONTRACT4. AGREEMENTS ANCILLARY TO A SETTLED AGREEMENT; 5. MEDIATION AGREEMENTS; 3 Offer and acceptance; 1. INTRODUCTION; The process of offer and acceptance; Particular contexts; 3. THE PROCESS OF OFFER AND ACCEPTANCE IN GENERAL; 4. POSTAL ACCEPTANCES; 5. COUNTER-OFFERS; 6. BATTLE OF THE FORMS; 7. REVOCATION AND TERMINATION OF OFFERS; 8. ACCEPTANCE IN THE CONTEXT OF UNILATERAL CONTRACTS; 9. AUCTIONS, TENDERS AND FIXED BID COMPETITIONS; 10. THE OBJECTIVE PRINCIPLE OF CONSENT; Facts; Buyer's uphill task; Sale of Goods Act
7 Third parties
7. NEGOTIATION EXCLUSIVELY RESERVED TO THE PARTIES8. THIRD PARTY RESOLUTION OF TERMS; 9. NO SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE OF VAGUE CLAUSES; Part III Consideration and intent to create legal relations; 5 Consideration and estoppel; 1. INTRODUCTION; 2. FORMALITIES; 3. INTRODUCTION TO THE CONSIDERATION DOCTRINE; 4. FUNDAMENTAL ELEMENTS OF CONSIDERATION; 5. PAST CONSIDERATION; 6. PRE-EXISTING STATUTORY OR OTHER PUBLIC DUTY; 7. PRE-EXISTING CONTRACTUAL DUTY OWED TO A THIRD PARTY; 8. CONSIDERATION AND THE VARIATION OF CONTRACT: INTRODUCTION
9. VARIATIONS TO PAY MORE THAN THE ORIGINAL RATE ('INCREASING PACTS')10. PART-PAYMENT AT COMMON LAW ('DECREASING PACTS', PART I); 11. THE EQUITABLE DOCTRINE OF PROMISSORY ESTOPPEL ('DECREASING PACTS', PART II); 12. PROPRIETARY ESTOPPEL; 13. ESTOPPEL BY CONVENTION; 14. SUMMARY OF TYPES OF ESTOPPEL; 6 Intent to create legal relations; 1. INTRODUCTION; 2. FOUNDATIONS OF THE DOCTRINE; 3. THE 'NON-COMMERCIAL' CONTEXT: LEADING DECISIONS; 4. THE 'COMMERCIAL' CONTEXT: LEADING DECISIONS; 5. BORDERLINE OF 'COMMERCIAL AND NON-COMMERCIAL' RELATIONS; 6. THE FUTURE; Part IV Third parties and assignment
True analysis of acquiescence in another's belief as to the existence of a term4 Certainty; 1. INTRODUCTION; Scope of the doctrine of uncertainty; Judicial desire to uphold various types of bargain; Overlap with intent to create legal relations; Reserving the right to autonomous negotiation ('freedom of contract'); 2. OBJECTIVE CRITERIA FOR RECOGNITION OF CONTRACTUAL RIGHTS; 3. ABSENCE OF 'OBJECTIVE CRITERIA'; 4. INTERACTION OF THE 'INTENT TO CREATE LEGAL RELATIONS' AND 'CERTAINTY' DOCTRINES; 5. ESTABLISHING THE PRICE IN CONTRACTS FOR THE SALE OF GOODS; 6. UPHOLDING COMPROMISE AGREEMENTS
Summary: A fresh approach to contract law from an experienced teacher, combining summary of the main propositions, analysis and case-law excerpts.
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Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Table of cases; Table of statutes; Table of statutory instruments; Part I Introduction; 1 Main features of contract law; 1. CHARACTERISTICS OF ENGLISH CONTRACT LAW; 2. FREEDOM OF CONTRACT; 3. THE OBJECTIVE PRINCIPLE; 4. OVERVIEW OF CONTRACTUAL DOCTRINES; 5. CONTRACT AND TORT LAW; 6. CONTRACT AND RESTITUTION OR UNJUST ENRICHMENT; 7. COMMON LAW AND EQUITY; 8. GOOD FAITH; 9. EUROPEAN UNION LAW; 10. TRANSNATIONAL CONTRACT LAW; 11. BIBLIOGRAPHY; 12. A WHO'S WHO OF CONTRACT LAW; Part II Formation; 2. ABORTIVE PRE-CONTRACTUAL NEGOTIATIONS

3. NEGOTIATION AGREEMENTS PRIOR TO FORMATION OF THE MAIN CONTRACT4. AGREEMENTS ANCILLARY TO A SETTLED AGREEMENT; 5. MEDIATION AGREEMENTS; 3 Offer and acceptance; 1. INTRODUCTION; The process of offer and acceptance; Particular contexts; 3. THE PROCESS OF OFFER AND ACCEPTANCE IN GENERAL; 4. POSTAL ACCEPTANCES; 5. COUNTER-OFFERS; 6. BATTLE OF THE FORMS; 7. REVOCATION AND TERMINATION OF OFFERS; 8. ACCEPTANCE IN THE CONTEXT OF UNILATERAL CONTRACTS; 9. AUCTIONS, TENDERS AND FIXED BID COMPETITIONS; 10. THE OBJECTIVE PRINCIPLE OF CONSENT; Facts; Buyer's uphill task; Sale of Goods Act

7 Third parties

7. NEGOTIATION EXCLUSIVELY RESERVED TO THE PARTIES8. THIRD PARTY RESOLUTION OF TERMS; 9. NO SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE OF VAGUE CLAUSES; Part III Consideration and intent to create legal relations; 5 Consideration and estoppel; 1. INTRODUCTION; 2. FORMALITIES; 3. INTRODUCTION TO THE CONSIDERATION DOCTRINE; 4. FUNDAMENTAL ELEMENTS OF CONSIDERATION; 5. PAST CONSIDERATION; 6. PRE-EXISTING STATUTORY OR OTHER PUBLIC DUTY; 7. PRE-EXISTING CONTRACTUAL DUTY OWED TO A THIRD PARTY; 8. CONSIDERATION AND THE VARIATION OF CONTRACT: INTRODUCTION

9. VARIATIONS TO PAY MORE THAN THE ORIGINAL RATE ('INCREASING PACTS')10. PART-PAYMENT AT COMMON LAW ('DECREASING PACTS', PART I); 11. THE EQUITABLE DOCTRINE OF PROMISSORY ESTOPPEL ('DECREASING PACTS', PART II); 12. PROPRIETARY ESTOPPEL; 13. ESTOPPEL BY CONVENTION; 14. SUMMARY OF TYPES OF ESTOPPEL; 6 Intent to create legal relations; 1. INTRODUCTION; 2. FOUNDATIONS OF THE DOCTRINE; 3. THE 'NON-COMMERCIAL' CONTEXT: LEADING DECISIONS; 4. THE 'COMMERCIAL' CONTEXT: LEADING DECISIONS; 5. BORDERLINE OF 'COMMERCIAL AND NON-COMMERCIAL' RELATIONS; 6. THE FUTURE; Part IV Third parties and assignment

True analysis of acquiescence in another's belief as to the existence of a term4 Certainty; 1. INTRODUCTION; Scope of the doctrine of uncertainty; Judicial desire to uphold various types of bargain; Overlap with intent to create legal relations; Reserving the right to autonomous negotiation ('freedom of contract'); 2. OBJECTIVE CRITERIA FOR RECOGNITION OF CONTRACTUAL RIGHTS; 3. ABSENCE OF 'OBJECTIVE CRITERIA'; 4. INTERACTION OF THE 'INTENT TO CREATE LEGAL RELATIONS' AND 'CERTAINTY' DOCTRINES; 5. ESTABLISHING THE PRICE IN CONTRACTS FOR THE SALE OF GOODS; 6. UPHOLDING COMPROMISE AGREEMENTS

A fresh approach to contract law from an experienced teacher, combining summary of the main propositions, analysis and case-law excerpts.