Chitty on Contracts 32nd edition 2 volumes Mainwork + Supplement

Chitty on Contracts 32nd edition 2 volumes Mainwork + Supplement

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$1,301.00 RRP

Date: 16/11/2016

Code: 9780414050716

Sweet & Maxwell, UNITED KINGDOM

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Description

Chitty on Contracts is the pre-eminent reference work on contract law in the common law world. It has been used for generations by lawyers as the leading guide to contracts, and is relied on to provide insight and aid in complex areas of the law.

Volume One covers the General Principles of contract law, while Volume Two offers guidance on specific contracts, namely contractual issues in specific industry sectors.

  • Presents complete coverage of the law of contract, incorporating extensive reference to relevant legislation and recent case law
  • Contains interpretation and analysis of general legislation since the last edition
  • Provides an in-depth examination of actions arising in contract law, including exclusion clauses, estoppel, illegality and public policy, mistake, misrepresentation and non-disclosure, breach of performance
  • Covers the formation of contract as it effects the Agreement; Consideration,  Form, Mistake; Misrepresentation and Duress and Undue Influence
  • Treats in detail the Capacity of parties
  • Analyses and comments on the terms of the contract relating  to Express and Implied Terms; Exemption Clauses;  Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts; and Arbitration Clauses
  • Examines Illegality and Public Policy
  • Under Joint  obligations covers in detail the law of contract relating to Third Parties, Assignment;, Death and Bankruptcy
  • Examines and analyses contract law in relation to performance and discharge, covering Discharge by Agreement; by Frustration;  by Breach
  • Studies remedies for breach of contract, including damages and limitations of actions
  • Discusses Restitution in relation to contract law
  • Analyses conflict of laws as if affects contract law
  • Deals individually with contracts in the following areas of law: agency, arbitration, bailment, bills of exchange and banking, building contracts, carriage by air, carriage by land, construction, credit and security, employment, gaming and wagering, insurance, restrictive agreements and covenants, sale of goods and suretyship
  • Offers interpretation and advice on the law when disputes arise, or when technical areas need clarification, and when responsibilities, obligations and entitlements need to be established

Table of Contents

 

VOLUME I

INTRODUCTION

FORMATION OF CONTRACT

•             The Agreement

•             Consideration

•             Form Mistake Misrepresentation Duress and Undue Influence

CAPACITY OF PARTIES

•             Personal Incapacity

•             Corporation and Unincorporated Associations

•             The Crown, Public Authorities and the European Community

•             Political and Professional Immunity and Incapacity

THE TERMS OF THE CONTRACT

•             Express Terms Implied Terms Exemption Clauses Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Arbitration Clauses

ILLEGALITY AND PUBLIC POLICY

•             Illegality and Public Policy

JOINT OBLIGATIONS, THIRD PARTIES AND ASSIGNMENT

•             Joint Obligations

•             Third Parties

•             Assignment

•             Death and Bankruptcy

PERFORMANCE AND DISCHARGE

•             Performance

•             Discharge by Agreement

•             Discharge by Frustration

•             Discharge by Breach

•             Other modes of discharge

REMEDIES FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT

•             Damages

•             Specific Performance and Injunction

•             Limitation of Action

RESTITUTION

•             Restitution

CONFLICT OF LAWS

•             Conflict of Laws

VOLUME II

•             Agency

•             Bailment

•             Bills of Exchange and Banking

•             Carriage by Air

•             Carriage by Land

•             Construction Contracts

•             Credit and Security

•             Employment

•             Gaming and Wagering

•             Insurance

•             Restrictive Agreements and Competition

•             Sale of Goods

•             Suretyship

•             Consumer Contracts

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