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Published: 16 September 2019

864 Pages

9.7 x 7.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198817864

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Poole's Casebook on Contract Law

Fourteenth Edition

Robert Merkin and Severine Saintier

  • An introductory chapter provides valuable guidance on how to use a casebook; developing essential academic and practical skills
  • Cases are accompanied by succinct author commentary highlighting the key elements of each case
  • Thought-provoking questions are posed throughout to develop an in-depth understanding of the subject through critical engagement
  • The book is simple to navigate, pulling all key case law together into one easy-to-use volume which students can work through systematically or use to reference specific cases

New to this Edition:

  • The 'Guidance on reading cases' has added features to guide students in honing their skills on reading cases, and is supplemented by interactive examples on how to take notes on cases on the online resources
  • MWB Business Exchange Centres Ltd v Rock Advertising Ltd [2016] on whether a practical benefit is valid consideration for part-payment of a debt
  • Wood v Capita Insurance Services Ltd [2017] on the rules of contract interpretation
  • Rock Advertising Ltd v Business Exchange Centres Ltd [2018] and its impact on No Oral Variation clauses (NOM)
  • Al Nehayan v Ioannis Kent [2018] on the notion good faith in relational contracts
  • MSC Mediterranean Shipping Co SA v Cottonex Anstalt [2016] on breach
  • Morris-Garner v One Step (Support) Ltd [2018] on the impact on Wrotham Park damages and the availability and nature of the account of profits in Attorney General v Blake
  • Patel v Mirza [2016] on illegality

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