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A comprehensive and bestselling textbook on Contract Law that covers core areas such as the formation of a contract, what goes into a contract, how to enforce a contract and much more. The book takes a very practical approach to teaching Contract Law including real-world examples and 'Hot Topic' discussion points, illustrating how Contract Law can interact with other aspects of the core curriculum such as Tort Law. This edition has been updated with important new developments in the field, such as on interpretation, and negotiating damages and an account of profits. Written by one of the leading authorities on the topic, this book retains a critical edge and a student-friendly focus. It is essential reading for all students taking undergraduate and GDL/CPE courses in contract law.
Complete Contract Law provides students with choice extracts, supported by clear author commentary and useful learning features. The explanations and examples in this textbook have been crafted to help students hone their understanding of contract law. The Complete titles are ambitious in their scope; they have been carefully developed with teachers to offer law students more than just a presentation of the key concepts. Instead they offer a complete package. Only by building on the foundations of the subject, by showing how the law works, demonstrating its application through extracts from cases and judgments, and by giving students the tools and the confidence to think critically about the law will they gain a complete understanding. Digital formats and resources This edition is available for students and institutions to purchase in a variety of formats, and is supported by online resources. - 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: outline answers to end-of-chapter questions; multiple choice questions; and updates.
This collection of essays investigates the way in which modern private law apportions responsibility between multiple parties who are (or may be) responsible for the same legal event. It examines both doctrines and principles that share responsibility between plaintiffs and defendants, on the one hand, and between multiple defendants, on the other. The doctrines examined include those 'originating' doctrines which operate to create shared liabilities in the first place (such as vicarious and accessorial liability); and, more centrally, those doctrines that operate to distribute the liabilities and responsibilities so created. These include the doctrine of contributory (comparative) negligence, joint and several (solidary) liability, contribution, reimbursement, and 'proportionate' liability, as well as defences and principles of equitable 'allowance' that permit both losses and gains to be shared between parties to civil proceedings. The work also considers the principles which apportion liability between multiple defendants and insurers in cases in which the cause, or timing, of a particular loss is hard to determine. The contributions to this volume offer important perspectives on the law in the UK, USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, as well as a number of civilian jurisdictions. They explicate the main rules and trends and offer critical insights on the growth and distribution of shared responsibilities from a number of different perspectives - historical, comparative, empirical, doctrinal and philosophical.
A master toolkit of contract clauses drafted by experts in copyright and contract. Thousands of clauses ready for you to use and adapt. Save time and effort when creating a new licence, option, assignment or agreement for services for a contributor; drafting heads of agreements; amending a contract a third party has sent you; or updating and amending your existing in-house contracts. Organised clearly by subject area, each main clause heading is further broken down across types of use such as film and television, general business and commercial, internet, websites, merchandising, publishing, services, and educational. Clauses are drafted from different angles and some are more innovative. It also includes a legal, commercial and business directory, which can be used to further develop your knowledge of the subject and find new contacts. This new edition has been updated to take account of new technology, legislation and the impact of the internet and social media. New material includes: - A greater emphasis on IP, trademarks and ownership of material, both the acquisition of rights and the retention of rights. - 8 new short articles. - New and innovative clauses which will then be used and adapted across many industry agreements. - Expansion of the web directory. New clauses relating to: - Collaboration and funding agreements for a project. - Purchase and sale of a list of assets. - Website terms and conditions. - Consent, data, privacy and data protection. - Legal compliance and the limitation of risk exposure. - Advertising, marketing, consulting and sponsorship. - Subscription, on demand and other forms of payment and access. Comes with a digital download allowing users to search easily for specific clauses as well as cut, paste and edit.
Unlocking Contract Law will help you grasp the main concepts of the subject with ease. Containing accessible explanations in clear and precise terms that are easy to understand, it provides an excellent foundation for learning and revising Contract Law for those students coming to it for the first time. Clearly presented and packed with features to support learning, this edition has been updated to include discussion of recent changes and developments within the module, such as the Consumer Rights Act and the growing focus on consumer protection within contract law and the influence of technology on contact, including email signatures and online transactions. The Unlocking the Law series is designed specifically to make the law accessible. Each chapter opens with a list of aims and objectives, and contains diagrams to aid learning. Cases and judgments are prominently displayed, as are primary source quotations. Summaries help check your understanding of each chapter, there is a glossary of legal terminology. New features include problem questions with guidance on answering, as well as essay questions and answer plans, plus cases and materials exercises. All titles in the series follow the same formula and include the same features so students can move easily from one subject to another. The series covers all the core subjects required by the Bar Council and the Law Society for entry onto professional qualifications as well as popular option units.
Commercial Agents and the Law is a practical approach to the law relating to commercial agency agreements and a complete guide to the workings of the relationship between commercial agents and their principal within its domestic and European context. Both common law and agency regulations apply to commercial agency agreements, but neither provides a comprehensive set of rules. Commercial Agents and the Law explains, in a critical manner, how the two sets of rules work together in order to give practitioners a complete overview of the rules regulating commercial agency agreements. The authors examine in depth who commercial agents are and exactly what they do, and the rules pertaining to commercial agency agreements at every important stage of the relationship: from formation, through the life of the agreement to termination and post-termination. The relationship between commercial agents and principal is then placed in the wider context to consider competition implications as well as the valuation of businesses - new to this second edition is a chapter on how to value a commercial agent's business. A comprehensive and highly practical guide to the law surrounding commercial agents, this book will be an essential reference tool for practitioners dealing with commercial agent contracts and disputes, as well as commercial agents themselves. It will also be of great interest to academics and students of commercial law.
Our system of contract law depends for its legitimacy on the idea that contract law only concerns private agreements between private parties and nothing else. As such, conventional wisdom holds that contract law is a private law subject, not a public law subject. This book challenges that view. It makes the case that contract law is, in fact, a matter of public law. It makes two central arguments. First, contract law is public law because the role of the State in the field of public law is neither neutral nor minimal. Second, contract law is public law because, as a direct result of the way contract law operates in practice, it helps to create and perpetuate inequality in society. The book therefore argues that because contract law is actually public law, it must be analysed in terms of equality, not individualism and autonomy. Only in so doing can contract law be reimagined in ways that not only reflect reality but also help us to live up to our own aspirations individually and collectively. This work helps us to rethink the nature of contract law and to redraw the map of law more generally.
This text presents an overview of the function of contracts and a toolbox for designing effective agreements that will accomplish clients' objectives and avoid common pitfalls. The text includes examples drawn from actual contracts.
This efficient and exceedingly effective guide to Contracts will help you see the big picture. The authors focus on making the key concepts of contract law, and the relationship among those concepts, easier to understand and retain. The authors have also infused the book with humor, believing there is nothing inconsistent between a rigorous academic experience and having a little fun. Each of the authors is nationally-renowned law teacher who has taught Contracts for decades. Based on that experience, in this book they have set forth understandable techniques for mastering the law governing each critical aspect of the contract relationship, including, contract formation (offer and acceptance), enforcement (consideration and defenses), interpretation, performance, breach, and remedies.
Mapping Contracts combines the substance of the doctrinal law with the process for learning it. It does this by providing the frameworks essential to legal analysis and connecting those frameworks to the cases from which they come. Mapping Contracts is keyed to the Farnsworth Contracts casebook and maps the cases in that book by following its organization. Mapping provides a unique study and learning aid: Case summaries provide the relevant facts, holding, and reasoning for every case in the casebook. The learning process is made visible by showing how the rules from cases are synthesized to build a conceptual framework for each legal principle. The Framework for Analysis sections provide a blueprint for students to follow in preparing course outlines.