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Published: 05 April 2018

480 Pages


ISBN: 9780198807810

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JC Smith's The Law of Contract

Second Edition

Paul S. Davies

  • Presents contract law in an accessible manner through clear explanations and a succinct writing style, helping students to quickly grasp key principles
  • Covers the ideal number of cases and identifies the key decisions, to support students in preparing assignments and focus their revision
  • Judicial rationale behind key cases is clearly explained, which allows students to engage with current academic debates
  • The accompanying online resources support student learning with guidance on answering the questions in the text, links to key cases, multiple choice questions, and example essays from real students with annotations from the author.

New to this Edition:

  • The chapter on undue influence has been rewritten and is now covered in greater depth
  • A new chapter on a developing area of contract law: the principle of good faith
  • Coverage of illegality and restraint of trade has been updated to include Patel v Mirza

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