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Principles of Australian Contract Law, 3rd Edition
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Principles of Australian Contract Law, 3rd Edition

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Published Dec 2013 (LexisNexis)
ISBN: 9780409334623. Soft cover.
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Gooley, J; Radan, P; Vickovich, I

Principles of Australian Contract Law sets out the general principles of contract law in a manner suitable for students. This text is written in an accessible style, while at the same time introducing the relevant language that is specific to contract law. The text has a clear structure which makes it easy to navigate the material. The explanatory approach will help students to develop their analytical and problem-solving skills necessary for successful legal practice.

Focusing on a study of the relevant case and statute law, the text covers: 
• History and theory 
• Formation of a contract
• Terms of a contract 
• Vitiating factors 
• Discharge 
• Illegality 
• Remedies based on contract 
• Other bases of relief
• Third party rights 

Principles of Australian Contract Law is a text designed to support single semester courses in contract law. 

Gooley, J

John Gooley is a Barrister-at-Law in Blackstone Chambers.

Radan, P

Peter Radan is Professor of Law at Macquarie Law School, Macquarie University.

Vickovich, I

Ilija Vickovich is a Lecturer at Macquarie Law School, Macquarie University.

PART 1 - HISTORY AND THEORY
2. History of Contract Law
3. Contract Theory

PART 2 - Formation of a Contract
4. The Fact of Agreement
5. The Requirements of Certainty and Completeness
6. Consideration
7. Intention to Create Legal Relation
8. The Requirement of Writing
9. Capacity

PART 3 - Terms of a Contract
10. Express Terms
11. Implied Terms
12. Construction of contractual terms 
13. Construction of Exclusion Clauses

PART 4 - VITIATING FACTORS
14. Misrepresentation
15. Misleading or Deceptive Conduct
16. Mistake
17. Duress
18. Undue influence 
19. Unconscionable transactions
20. Contracts Review Acts - New
21. Unfair Contracts - New

PART 5 - DISCHARGE
22. Discharge by Performance
23. Discharge by Agreement
24. Discharge by Breach
25. Discharge by Frustration

PART 6 - ILLEGALITY
26. Statutory Illegality
27. Common Law Illegality
28. Effect of Illegality

PART 7 - REMEDIES BASED ON CONTRACT
29. Damages for breach of contract 
30. Actions for a fixed sum and debt
31. Specific performance 
32. Injunction 
33. Equitable damages - New
34. Rectification 
35. Rescission 

PART 8 - OTHER BASES OF RELIEF
36. Equitable estoppel 
37. Liability in the law of torts 
38. Restitution

PART 9 - THIRD PARTY RIGHTS
39. Privity of contract 
40. Assignment of contractual rights and liabilities

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