"A very good balance of legal principle analysis and case summaries, extremely clear and connects with the students very well."
Jingchen Zhao, University of Salford
"A no-nonsense, comprehensive text, written in a clear and concise manner, making it easy for students to understand.
Andrea Cerevkova, Senior Lecturer in Law, Edge Hill University
"An essential text for a course in contract law.
Judith Tillson, Senior Lecturer, Staffordshire University
Law of Contract, part of the Foundation series, offers a comprehensive, clear and straighforward account of the law ideal for LLB or GDL/CPE students. Each text is rich in learning features designed to illuminate complex legal principles and promote solid understanding and confidence in legal study. Readers will gain a firm grasp of the essential concepts as well as an awareness of important developments in the law.
This 11th edition of Law of Contract includes the ground breaking developments in the law of contract expounded by Lord Hoffman in Attorney General of Belize v Belize Telecom Ltd, and his re-formulation of the rule in Hadley v Baxendale. Review of the Consumer Insurance (Disclosure and Representations) Act 2012 and exclusion of liability in misrepresentation taking into account the cases of AXA Sun Life Services plc v Campbell Martin Ltd . Discussion of contractual estoppel in non-reliance clauses following the case of Raiffeisen Zentralbank Osterreich AG v Royal Bank of Scotland plc and consideration of the case of Cherrilow Limited v Richard Butler-Creagh in relation to statements of opinion, the necessary for reliance, and damages for misrepresentation is also included.