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Contract Law Concentrate

Law Revision and Study Guide

Fourth Edition

Jill Poole, James Devenney, and Adam Shaw-Mellors

August 2019

ISBN: 9780198840442

280 pages

In Stock


Price: £12.99

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 help focus your revision and maximise your exam performance. Each guide includes revision tips, advice on how to achieve extra marks, and a thorough and focused breakdown of the key topics and cases.

  • Written by experts and covering all the key topics so you can 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
  • Revision guides you can rely on: trusted by lecturers, loved by students
  • There is a wide array of accompanying online resources, including interactive, key cases flashcards, self-test questions and advice on revision and exam technique

New to this edition

  • Fully updated with recent developments in the law and new case coverage including Bou-Simon v BGC Brokers LP (2018) (implied terms), Jones v Roundlistic Ltd (2018) (Consumer Rights Act 2015), MWB Business Exchange Centres Ltd v Rock Advertising Ltd (2018) (SC) (consideration and terms), Playboy Club London Ltd v Banca Nazionale del Lavoro SpA (2018) (misrepresentation) and Wells v Devani (2019) (incomplete agreements)
  • New essay and problem questions and answers at the end of each chapter, to help you consolidate and test your knowledge

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 & McCann FitzGerald Chair of International Law and Business, University College Dublin, and Adam Shaw-Mellors, Lecturer in Law, Aston University

Table of Contents

    1: Agreement
    2: Agreement problems
    3: Enforceability issues
    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
    9: Misrepresentation
    10: Undue influence

Additional Resources

This Concentrate is also accompanied by online resources. Packed with essential information, key cases, revision tips and more, Contract Law Concentrate is also supported by extensive online resources to take your learning further (www.oup.com/lawrevision/):

- Pinpoint which areas you need to concentrate on with the diagnostic test
- Test your knowledge with the multiple-choice questions and receive feedback on your answers
- Revise the facts and principles of key cases using the interactive flashcards
- Check that you have covered the main points of a topic using the key facts checklists
- Achieve better marks following the advice on revision and exam technique by experienced examiner Nigel Foster

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