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Published: 19 May 2016

864 Pages


ISBN: 9780198734789

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Anson's Law of Contract

Thirtieth edition

Sir Jack Beatson FBA, Andrew Burrows FBA, QC (Hon), and John Cartwright

  • This classic of contract law, Anson's Law of Contract, has been a seminal text for generations of practitioners, academics and contract law students
  • Provides comprehensive, authoritative analysis of the principles of the subject, with clear exposition of the key considerations underlying contract interpretation, helping students to understand complex concepts
  • Written by three of the foremost experts in the field, collectively experienced in research, teaching, and practice, lending academic and scholarly weight to this text
  • Provides exceptional clarity with content broken down into manageable sections and headings to make the text approachable for students new to the subject

New to this Edition:

  • Fully updated with recent developments including the Consumer Rights Act 2015, the Consumer Protection (Amendment) Regulations 2014, the Consumer Insurance (Disclosure and Representations) Act 2012 and the Insurance Act 2015
  • Key cases in the new edition include: Arnold v Britton (contract interpretation), Yam Seng Pte Ltd v International Trade Corp Ltd (implied duty to perform in good faith), Marks and Spencer plc v BNP Paribas Services Trust Com (Jersey) Ltd (the general test for terms implied by fact at common law), Cavendish Square Holding BV v El Makdessi and ParkingEye Ltd v Beavis (penalties and liquidated damages clauses).
  • Suggestions for further reading have been added at the end of chapters, to guide students as they read around the subject

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