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Published: 26 May 2011

725 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780199582488

Bookseller Code (07)

The Construction of Contracts

Second Edition

Gerard McMeel

  • Provides practical insight on avoiding the pitfalls related to negotiating and drafting commercial contracts
  • Tackles issues relating to specific types of clauses including warranties and indemnities, exception clauses, force majeure, express termination, retention of title, variation and waiver
  • Offers guidance on the current approach and trends of courts
  • Contains full references to all relevant case law and journal articles which can be used for detailed argument
  • Includes new material on the impact of interpretation in particular contexts, such as mercantile, corporate, financial, insurance and consumer contracts
  • Expanded coverage of additional clauses such as retention of title clauses; arbitration clauses; choice of law and jurisdiction clauses; and time obligations
  • Commentary includes reference to additional common law jurisdictions, including Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Singapore, Ireland, and Canada, and the extent to which they have adopted English law developments