The Modern Law of Contract
Routledge – 2013 – 532 pages
The Modern Law of Contract is a clear and logical introductory textbook, written by a leading author and lecturer with over thirty years teaching and examining experience.
Offering a carefully tailored overview of all key topics for LLB and GDL courses, this tenth edition has been thoroughly updated and presents learning features that will help students to:
Clearly written and easy to use, The Modern Law of Contract enables undergraduate students of contract law to fully engage with the topic and gain a profound understanding of this fundamental area.
As a financial services lawyer, I was interested to read the chapter on undue influence. This is typically known as a difficult topic, even for the most experienced lawyers, but Stone's analysis of the law, and the present position, is excellent. It is also impressive to see that this approach has been adopted throughout the remainder of the text. Russell J Kelsall for The Student Law Journal
1.Introduction 2. Forming the Agreement 3. Consideration and Other Tests of Enforceability 4. Intention to Create Legal Relations 5. Privity 6. The Contents of the Contract 7. Clauses Excluding or Limiting Liability 8. Misrepresentation 9. Mistake 10. Duress 11. Undue Influence 12. Illegality and Public Policy 13. Frustration 14. Discharge by Performance or Breach 15. Remedies and Restitution
Richard Stone is Professor of Law at the University of Lincoln.