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3. The Phenomena of Agreement

3. The Phenomena of Agreement  

M P Furmston

in Cheshire, Fifoot, and Furmston's Law of Contract (17th edn)

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Apr 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191809576
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10.1093/he/9780198747383.003.0003
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9780198747383
This chapter and the next two chapters set out the way in which a legally binding contract is made. This chapter explains the formation of the contract and sets out the rules that determine ... More
4. Formation of unilateral contracts

4. Formation of unilateral contracts  

Paul S. Davies

in JC Smith's The Law of Contract (2nd edn)

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9780191863448
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10.1093/he/9780198807810.003.0004
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This chapter analyses the formation of unilateral contracts. A unilateral contract arises where O promises A something if A does a particular act which is not the making of a promise to O. ... More
7. Consideration and promissory estoppel

7. Consideration and promissory estoppel  

Paul S. Davies

in JC Smith's The Law of Contract (2nd edn)

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10.1093/he/9780198807810.003.0007
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This chapter analyses the issue of consideration in contract law. Contracts are generally binding only if supported by consideration. Consideration can be viewed as ‘the price tag on the ... More
3. Formation of bilateral contracts

3. Formation of bilateral contracts  

Paul S. Davies

in JC Smith's The Law of Contract (2nd edn)

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10.1093/he/9780198807810.003.0003
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This chapter analyses the key elements traditionally required for the formation of a bilateral contract. Contracts are bargains. The natural way to make a bargain is for one side to propose ... More
6. Identity of offeror and offeree

6. Identity of offeror and offeree  

Paul S. Davies

in JC Smith's The Law of Contract (2nd edn)

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10.1093/he/9780198807810.003.0006
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This chapter considers situations where one party (A) makes an offer to another party (B) but a third party (C) purports to accept the offer made by A. If A makes an offer to B and B alone, ... More
9. Contracts requiring writing

9. Contracts requiring writing  

Paul S. Davies

in JC Smith's The Law of Contract (2nd edn)

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9780191863448
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10.1093/he/9780198807810.003.0009
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This chapter examines two contract types: (a) particular categories of contract which must be in writing as a result of legislation; (b) certain types of contract which are not enforceable ... More
3. The draft contract

3. The draft contract  

Robert M. Abbey and Mark B. Richards

in A Practical Approach to Conveyancing (21st edn)

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Jun 2019
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9780191879616
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10.1093/he/9780198838586.003.0003
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9780198838586
This chapter considers various issues relating to drafting a contract. These include preparatory steps by seller’s practitioner; formation of the contract; contents of the contract; sales ... More
Hyde v Wrench (1840) 49 ER 132

Hyde v Wrench (1840) 49 ER 132  

Nicola Jackson

in Essential Cases: Contract Law (2nd edn)

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9780191883750
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10.1093/he/9780191883750.003.0012
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Essential Cases: Contract Law provides a bridge between course textbooks and key case judgments. This case document summarizes the facts and decision in Hyde v Wrench [1840] ... More
Chappell & Co Ltd v Nestlé Co. Ltd [1960] AC 87

Chappell & Co Ltd v Nestlé Co. Ltd [1960] AC 87  

Nicola Jackson

in Essential Cases: Contract Law

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Sep 2018
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9780191866135
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10.1093/he/9780191866135.003.0007
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Essential Cases: Contract Law provides a bridge between course textbooks and key case judgments. This case document summarizes the facts and decision in Chappell & Co Ltd v ... More
Chappell & Co Ltd v Nestlé Co. Ltd [1960] AC 87

Chappell & Co Ltd v Nestlé Co. Ltd [1960] AC 87  

Nicola Jackson

in Essential Cases: Contract Law (2nd edn)

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9780191883750
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10.1093/he/9780191883750.003.0013
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Essential Cases: Contract Law provides a bridge between course textbooks and key case judgments. This case document summarizes the facts and decision in Chappell & Co Ltd v ... More
8. Intention to create legal relations

8. Intention to create legal relations  

Paul S. Davies

in JC Smith's The Law of Contract (2nd edn)

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10.1093/he/9780198807810.003.0008
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This chapter discusses the intention to create legal relations in the formation of a contract in domestic or social and commercial transactions. In a domestic or social context, there is a ... More
Contract Law

Contract Law (6th edn)  

Mindy Chen-Wishart

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Mar 2018
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Sep 2018
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9780191844072
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10.1093/he/9780198806356.001.0001
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9780198806356
Contract Law offers a new approach, utilising diagrams to complement the text. The book explains the intricacies of contract law and the questions that arise during the life of ... More
Balfour v Balfour [1919] 2 KB 571 including commentary on Merritt v Merritt [1970] EWCA Civ 6; [1970] 1 WLR 1211.

Balfour v Balfour [1919] 2 KB 571 including commentary on Merritt v Merritt [1970] EWCA Civ 6; [1970] 1 WLR 1211.  

Nicola Jackson

in Essential Cases: Contract Law (2nd edn)

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9780191883750
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10.1093/he/9780191883750.003.0018
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Essential Cases: Contract Law provides a bridge between course textbooks and key case judgments. This case document summarizes the facts and decision in Balfour v Balfour ... More
2. Offer and acceptance I: general principles

2. Offer and acceptance I: general principles  

Janet O’Sullivan

in O'Sullivan & Hilliard's The Law of Contract (8th edn)

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Apr 2018
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9780191845918
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10.1093/he/9780198807827.003.0002
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9780198807827
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 examies the ... More
Koffman & Macdonald's Law of Contract

Koffman & Macdonald's Law of Contract (9th edn)  

Elizabeth Macdonald and Ruth Atkins

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Aug 2018
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Sep 2018
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9780191814327
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10.1093/he/9780198752844.001.0001
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9780198752844
Koffman & Macdonald’s Law of Contract provides a clear, academically rigorous, account of the contract law which is written in a style which makes it highly accessible to ... More
Concentrate Questions and Answers Company LawLaw Q&A Revision and Study Guide

Concentrate Questions and Answers Company Law: Law Q&A Revision and Study Guide (2nd edn)  

Imogen Moore

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Aug 2018
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Oct 2018
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9780191860058
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10.1093/he/9780198819882.001.0001
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9780198819882
The Concentrate Questions and Answers series offers the best preparation for tackling exam questions and coursework. Each book includes: typical questions; suggested answers with ... More
Introduction to Business Law

Introduction to Business Law (4th edn)  

Lucy Jones

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Apr 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191820878
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10.1093/he/9780198766261.001.0001
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9780198766261
Introduction to Business Law demonstrates the relevance of key areas of the law to a world of work that the business student can relate to. Students of business often find business law ... More
Poole's Casebook on Contract Law

Poole's Casebook on Contract Law (14th edn)  

Robert Merkin QC and Séverine Saintier

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Jul 2019
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Sep 2019
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9780191859359
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10.1093/he/9780198817864.001.0001
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9780198817864
The Casebook series provides a comprehensive selection of case law that addresses all aspects of the subject encountered on undergraduate courses. Extracts have been chosen from a wide ... More
Introduction to Business Law

Introduction to Business Law (5th edn)  

Lucy Jones

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Aug 2019
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9780191863561
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10.1093/he/9780198824886.001.0001
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9780198824886
Introduction to Business Law demonstrates the relevance of key areas of the law to a world of work that the business student can relate to. Students of business often find ... More
Casebook on Contract Law

Casebook on Contract Law (13th edn)  

Jill Poole

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Jul 2016
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Sep 2016
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9780191797637
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10.1093/he/9780198732815.001.0001
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9780198732815
The Casebook series provides a comprehensive selection of case law that addresses all aspects of the subject encountered on undergraduate courses. Extracts have been chosen from a wide ... More

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