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Contract Law Concentrate

Law Revision and Study Guide

Fifth Edition

Jill Poole, James Devenney, and Adam Shaw-Mellors

August 2021

ISBN: 9780192897336

272 pages

In Stock


Price: £14.99

Highest quality revision and study guides for use alongside core reading to help consolidate knowledge, focus revision, and maximise potential



Contract Law Concentrate is written and designed to help you succeed. Accurate and reliable, Concentrate guides go above and beyond, not only consolidating your learning but focusing your revision and maximising your potential.

  • Learn how to improve your performance in assessments - how to focus your revision, how to answer the question, and how to pick up extra marks
  • Written by experts and covering all the key topics so you can use alongside your textbook to consolidate notes and understanding, as well as approach your exams with confidence
  • Clear, concise, and easy-to-use, helping you get the most out of your revision
  • Full of learning features and tips to show you how best to impress your examiner
  • A wide array of accompanying online resources, including interactive key cases, self-test questions, and advice on revision and exam technique: www.oup.com/lawrevision/
  • Also available as an e-book with functionality and navigation features, as well as links that offer extra learning support

New to this edition

  • Fully updated with recent developments in the law and new case coverage including: Canary Wharf (BP4 T1 Ltd v European Medicines Agency [2019] (frustration); BV Nederlandse Industrie Van Eiprodukten v Rembrandt Enterprises Inc [2019] (misrepresentation); Elston v King [2020] (compromise agreements); Umrish Ltd v Gill [2020] (promissory estoppel); Ma Hongjin v SCP Holdings Pte Ltd [2020] (consideration); Broadcasting Investment Group Ltd v Smith [2020] (Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999); and YJB Port Ltd v M&A Pharmachem Ltd [2021] (anticipatory breach)

About the Author(s)

Jill Poole, The late Deputy Dean, Aston Business School, Professor of Commercial Law, Aston University, James Devenney, Head of School and Professor of Transnational Commercial Law, Reading University, and Visiting Full Professor, Sutherland School of Law, University College Dublin, and Adam Shaw-Mellors, Senior Lecturer in Commercial Law and Director of Employability, Law School, Aston University

Table of Contents

    2:Agreement problems
    3:Enforceability issues: intention to be bound, consideration, and promissory estoppel
    4:Privity and third party rights
    5:Terms and breach of contract
    6:Exemption clauses and unfair contract terms
    7:Remedies for breach of contract
    8:Contractual impossibility and risk: Frustration and common mistake
    10:Duress and undue influence

Additional Resources

Digital formats and resources
The fifth edition is available for students and institutions to purchase in a variety of formats, and is supported by extensive online resources to take your learning further (www.oup.com/lawrevision/).

The e-book offers a mobile experience and convenient access along with functionality tools, navigation features, and links that offer extra learning support: www.oxfordtextbooks.co.uk/ebooks

The online resources include:
- advice on revision and exam technique from experienced examiner Nigel Foster;
- a diagnostic test to help you pinpoint areas to focus your revision on;
- interactive glossary and key cases to help you revise key terminology, facts, and principles;
- multiple choice questions to test your knowledge; and
- outline answers to questions in the book.

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