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The Modern Law of Contract

Richard Stone

Written by an author team with over sixty years of combined teaching experience, the new edition of The Modern Law of Contract is the complete textbook for students of contract law, providing not only clear and authoritative commentary but also a selection of learning features to enable students to engage actively with the law.

The 15th edition has been fully updated to address recent developments in contract law, including the Supreme Court judgments in Sara & Hossein Asset Holdings Ltd v Blacks Outdoor Retail Ltd [2023] UKSC 2, Triple Point Technology, Inc v PTT Public Company Ltd [2021] UKSC 29, Barton v Gwyn-Jones [2023] UKSC 3 and Pakistan International Airline Corp v Times Travel (UK) Ltd [2021] UKSC 40. It offers a carefully tailored overview of all key topics for LLB and GDL courses, and includes a number of learning features designed to enhance comprehension and aid exam preparation, including:

-boxed chapter summaries that offer a useful checklist for students, and illustrative diagrams to clarify difficult concepts;

-'Key cases' that highlight and contextualise the most significant cases;

-'For thought' features that ask 'what if' scenarios;

- 'In focus' features that provide critical commentary on the law.

Also including further reading at the end of each chapter and digital learning resources, The Modern Law of Contract enables undergraduate and postgraduate students not only to fully understand the essential details of contract law but also to develop a profound and critical understanding of this fundamental area.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publish Date: Aug 15th, 2024
  • Pages: 688
  • Language: English
  • Edition: - 0015
  • Dimensions: 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00lb
  • EAN: 9781032626734
  • Categories: ContractsCommercial - GeneralCivil Law

About the Author

Richard Stone is Emeritus Professor of Law and Human Rights at the University of Lincoln, UK.

James Devenney is Head of the School of Law and Professor of Transnational Commercial Law at the University of Reading, UK. He is also a Full Visiting Professor at the UCD Sutherland School of Law, University College Dublin, Ireland and Visiting Professor Dalian Maritime University, China.

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