Unlocking Contract Law
By Chris Turner
Published May 28th 2010 by Routledge – 414 pages
Series: Unlocking the Law
Contract law is an essential element of all law degrees. Unlocking Contract Law will ensure that you grasp the main concepts with ease, providing you with an indispensable foundation in contract law. This third edition is fully up-to-date with the latest changes in the law and includes discussion of the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations, as well as all the major new cases.
The Unlocking the Law series is designed specifically to make the law accessible. Each chapter opens with aims and objectives and contains activities such as quick quizzes and self-test questions, key facts charts, diagrams to aid learning and numerous headings and sub-headings to make the subject manageable. New features include summaries to check your understanding of each chapter, a glossary of legal terminology, essay questions with answer plans and exam questions with guidance on answering.
All titles in the series follow the same formula and include the same features so students can move easily from one subject to another. The series covers all the core subjects required by the Bar Council and the Law Society for entry onto professional qualifications as well as popular option units.
Resources supporting this book are available online at www.unlockingthelaw.co.uk. These include:
1. The origins and character of contract law 2. Formation of a contract: offer and acceptance 3. Formation of a contract: consideration 4. Formation of a contract: intention to create legal relations 5. Form 6. The obligations under a contract: terms 7. The obligations under a contract: exclusion and limitation clauses 8. Void and voidable contracts 9. Vitiating factors: misrepresentation 10. Vitiating factors: mistake 11. Vitiating factors: duress and undue influence 12. Vitiating factors: illegality and unenforceable contracts 13. Third party rights and the doctrine of privity 14. Capacity 15. Discharge of a contract 16. Remedies in contract law
Chris Turner LLM is a qualified barrister and Senior Lecturer in law at Wolverhampton University. He has taught law at all levels and is an experienced author whose other titles include Key Facts: Contract Law and Key Cases: Contract Law, also published by Hodder Education.
Jacqueline Martin LLM has ten years' experience as a practising barrister and has taught law at all levels. She is also an experienced author whose other titles include the Complete A-Z Law Handbook, also published by Hodder Education.
Jacqueline Martin and Chris Turner are series editors of the Key Facts and Key Cases series, published by Hodder Education.