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Contract law : an introduction to the English law of contract for the civil lawyer

Author: John Cartwright
Publisher: Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Hart Publishing, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This new book is designed to introduce the lawyer who is trained in a civil law jurisdiction to the method of reasoning in the common law, and in particular to the English law of contract.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Cartwright
ISBN: 9781841135779 1841135771
OCLC Number: 123114455
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxxv, 299 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1: An introduction to the common law --
1. The 'common law' --
2. Finding the law --
Part II: The law of contract --
3. Introduction to the English law of contract --
4. The negotiations for a contract --
5. Formation of the contract: contract as 'agreement' --
6. Form, consideration and intention --
7. Viviating factors: void, voidable and unenforceable contracts --
8. Finding the terms of the contract --
9. Controlling the content of a contract: 'unfair' contracts --
10. Who has the benefit of the contract? Who is bound by the contract? --
11. Change of circumstances --
12. Remedies for breach of contract.
Responsibility: John Cartwright.

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