Essential Cases: Contract Law provides a bridge between course textbooks and key case judgments. Essential Cases provides you with succinct summaries of some of the landmark and most influential cases in contract law. Each summary begins with a review of the main case facts and decision. The summary is then concluded with expert commentary on the case from the author, Nicola Jackson, including an assessment of the wider questions raised by the decision.
It can act as a succinct reference source alongside your core textbooks as you proceed through your course. It can also be used as a stand-alone revision aid as you approach examinations. But central to the Essential Cases series is the aim to encourage your own critical exploration of the legal matters under discussion.
Where possible, a link to a free-to-access full version of the judgment is included in each summary, providing you with an opportunity to deepen your understanding by reading the judgment of the court for yourself.
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- Part 1: Offer, Acceptance, and consensus ad idem
- Part 2: Consideration and Promissory Estoppel
- Part 3: Mistake
- Part 4: Misrepresentation
- Part 5: Economic Duress
- Part 6: Undue Influence
- Part 7: Contract Terms and Incorporation (Conditions and Warranties Dealt With under Breach of Contract)
- Part 8: Contract Interpretation
- Part 9: Breach of Contract
- Part 10: Frustration
- Part 11: Remedies