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O’Sullivan & Hilliard’s The Law of Contract

O’Sullivan & Hilliard’s The Law of Contract (9th edn)

Janet O’Sullivan
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date: 30 September 2022

p. 30012. Unconscionable bargainslocked

p. 30012. Unconscionable bargainslocked

  • Janet O’SullivanJanet O’SullivanFellow and Vice-Master of Selwyn College, Cambridge, and Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Cambridge


Titles in the Core Text series take the reader straight to the heart of the subject, providing focused, concise, and reliable guides for students at all levels. This chapter examines the concept of unconscionable bargains and the conditions under which it operates as a vitiating factor. It discusses the history of the court’s jurisdiction to give relief in cases of unconscionable bargains and explains the current scope of relief, considering the elements in modern case law on unconscionable bargains.

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