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Cheshire, Fifoot and Furmston's law of contract

Author: M P Furmston; G C Cheshire; C H S Fifoot
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, [2012]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Sixteenth editionView all editions and formats
Describing the major principles of the English law of contract, this text represents a source of information and analysis for students studying the law of contract and law of obligations. Each chapter contains numerous references to additional primary and secondary sources.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: M P Furmston; G C Cheshire; C H S Fifoot
ISBN: 9780199568345 0199568340
OCLC Number: 792747082
Description: lvi, 831 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Historical introduction --
Some factors affecting modern contract law --
The phenomena of agreement --
Consideration --
Intention to create legal relations --
The contents of the contract --
Unenforceable contracts --
Mistake --
Misrepresentation, duress and undue influence --
Contracts rendered void by statute --
Contracts illegal by statute or at common law --
Contracts void at common law on grounds of public policy --
Capacity of parties --
Privity of contract --
Privity of contract under the law of agency --
The voluntary assignment of contractual rights and liabilities --
The involuntary assignment of contractual rights and liabilities --
Performance and breach --
Discharge by agreement --
Discharge under the doctrine of frustration --
Remedies for breach of contract.
Other Titles: Cheshire, Fifoot & Furmston's law of contract
Law of contract
Responsibility: M.P. Furmston, Bencher of Gray's Inn, Emeritus Professor of Law, University of Bristol, Professor of Law, Singapore Management University ; historical introduction, the late A.W.B. Simpson, MA, DCL, JP Charles and Edith Clyne, Professor of Law, University of Michigan.
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Cheshire, Fifoot & Furmston's Law of Contract remains one of the leading textbooks on contract law more than 50 years after the publication of its first edition. It combines a clear and authoritative  Read more...


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