Contract: Cases and Materials 13th edition

Contract: Cases and Materials 13th edition

By Jeannie Paterson, Andrew Robertson, Arlen Duke


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Date: 16/12/2015

Code: 9780455235981

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Contract: Cases and Materials, 13th Edition, continues to be the leading casebook for students of contract law in Australia. Significant new cases extracted in Contract: Cases and Materials, 13th Edition include:

  • Sidhu v Van Dyke (2014) 251 CLR 505 (reliance and relief in equitable estoppel);
  • Australian Financial Services and Leasing Pty Ltd v Hills Industries Ltd [2014] HCA 14 (the change of position defence in the law of restitution);
  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia v Barker (2014) 253 CLR 169 (implied terms);
  • Clark v Macourt (2013) 253 CLR 1 (damages and mitigation);
  • Andrews v ANZ Banking Group Ltd (2012) 247 CLR 205 (the penalty doctrine);
  • Australian Competition and Consumer Commission v TPG Internet Pty Ltd (2013) 250 CLR 640 (intended audience when assessing whether conduct is misleading);
  • Forrest v Australian Securities and Investments Commission (2012) 247 CLR 486 (statements of opinion);
  • Kakavas v Crown Melbourne Ltd [2013] HCA 25 (unconscionable dealing); and
  • Equuscorp Pty Ltd v Haxton (2012) 246 CLR 498 (illegality and restitution).

Table of Contents

Part I Introduction

Chapter 1: The Nature Of Contract

Chapter 2: The Place Of Contract Within Private Law

Part II Formation

Chapter 3: Agreement

Chapter 4: Consideration

Chapter 5: Intention

Chapter 6: Certainty

Chapter 7: Formalities

Chapter 8: Capacity

Part III Detrimental Reliance And Unjust Enrichment

Chapter 9: Estoppel

Chapter 10: Restitution

Part IV Parties

Chapter 11: Privity

Part V Express Terms

Chapter 12: Identifying The Express Terms (including extrinsic evidence)

Chapter 13: Construing The Terms (including extrinsic evidence)

Part VI Gap Filling

Chapter 14: Implied Terms (including the duty of good faith)

Chapter 15: Frustration

Part VII Consumer Contracts under the Australian Consumer Law

Chapter 16: Consumer Guarantees

Chapter 17: Unfair Contract Terms

Part VIII Performance And Breach

Chapter 18: Performance And Breach

Part IX Termination

Chapter 19: Termination By Agreement

Chapter 20: Failure Of A Contingent Condition

Chapter 21: Termination For Breach

Chapter 22: Termination For Repudiation

Chapter 23: Termination For Delay

Chapter 24: Consequences Of Affirmation Or Termination

Chapter 25: Restrictions

Part X Remedies For Breach

Chapter 26: The Measure Of Damages

Chapter 27: Limitations On The Award Of Damages

Chapter 28: Liquidated Damages And Penalties

Chapter 29: Actions For Debt

Chapter 30: Specific Performance And Injunctions

Part XI Vitiating Factors

A Misinformation

Chapter 31: Mistake

Chapter 32: Misrepresentation

Chapter 33: Misleading And Deceptive Conduct

B Abuse Of Power

Chapter 34: Duress

Chapter 35: Undue Influence

Chapter 36: Unconscionable Dealing

Chapter 37: Impropriety By Third Parties

Chapter 38: Statutory Unconscionability And Unfair Terms

C Remedies

Chapter 39: Rescission

D Illegality

Chapter 40 Contracts Prohibited By Statute

Chapter 41 Contracts Prohibited At Common Law

Chapter 42 The Consequences Of Illegality

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