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Chitty on Contract Volumes 1 and 2: 32nd Edition
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Chitty on Contract Volumes 1 and 2: 32nd Edition

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To be published Nov 2015 (Sweet & Maxwell) PRE-ORDER NOW!
ISBN: 9780414050693. Hard Cover, 2 Volumes.
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Volume 1 also available for individual purchase.

By Hugh Beale QC

Chitty on Contracts is the pre-eminent reference work on contract law in the common law world. It has been used for generations by lawyers as the leading guide to contracts, and is relied on to provide insight and aid in complex areas of the law.

Volume One covers the General Principles of contract law, while Volume Two offers guidance on specific contracts, namely contractual issues in specific industry sectors.

  • Presents complete coverage of the law of contract, incorporating extensive reference to relevant legislation and recent case law
  • Contains interpretation and analysis of general legislation since the last edition
  • Provides an in-depth examination of actions arising in contract law, including exclusion clauses, estoppel, illegality and public policy, mistake, misrepresentation and non-disclosure, breach of performance
  • Covers the formation of contract as it effects the Agreement; Consideration,  Form, Mistake; Misrepresentation and Duress and Undue Influence
  • Treats in detail the Capacity of parties
  • Analyses and comments on the terms of the contract relating  to Express and Implied Terms; Exemption Clauses;  Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts; and Arbitration Clauses
  • Examines Illegality and Public Policy
  • Under Joint  obligations covers in detail the law of contract relating to Third Parties, Assignment;, Death and Bankruptcy
  • Examines and analyses contract law in relation to performance and discharge, covering Discharge by Agreement; by Frustration;  by Breach
  • Studies remedies for breach of contract, including damages and limitations of actions
  • Discusses Restitution in relation to contract law
  • Analyses conflict of laws as if affects contract law
  • Deals individually with contracts in the following areas of law: agency, arbitration, bailment, bills of exchange and banking, building contracts, carriage by air, carriage by land, construction, credit and security, employment, gaming and wagering, insurance, restrictive agreements and covenants, sale of goods and suretyship
  • Offers interpretation and advice on the law when disputes arise, or when technical areas need clarification, and when responsibilities, obligations and entitlements need to be established
  • Supplemented regularly

Table of Contents

VOLUME I

INTRODUCTION

FORMATION OF CONTRACT

    The Agreement
    Consideration
    Form Mistake Misrepresentation Duress and Undue Influence

CAPACITY OF PARTIES

    Personal Incapacity
    Corporation and Unincorporated Associations
    The Crown, Public Authorities and the European Community
    Political and Professional Immunity and Incapacity

THE TERMS OF THE CONTRACT

    Express Terms Implied Terms Exemption Clauses Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Arbitration Clauses

ILLEGALITY AND PUBLIC POLICY

    Illegality and Public Policy

JOINT OBLIGATIONS, THIRD PARTIES AND ASSIGNMENT

    Joint Obligations
    Third Parties
    Assignment
    Death and Bankruptcy

PERFORMANCE AND DISCHARGE

    Performance
    Discharge by Agreement
    Discharge by Frustration
    Discharge by Breach
    Other modes of discharge

REMEDIES FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT

    Damages
    Specific Performance and Injunction
    Limitation of Action

RESTITUTION

    Restitution

CONFLICT OF LAWS

    Conflict of Laws

VOLUME II

    Agency
    Bailment
    Bills of Exchange and Banking
    Carriage by Air
    Carriage by Land
    Construction Contracts
    Credit and Security
    Employment
    Gaming and Wagering
    Insurance
    Restrictive Agreements and Competition
    Sale of Goods
    Suretyship
    Consumer Contracts

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