This Law Textbook introduces key features of English contract law such as the formation and the contents of a contract, the remedies for breach, and the various ways in which a contract can be terminated. It addresses key debates in this subject including (among others) the limits of the doctrine of frustration, the challenges in determining an award of damages, and fast-developing principles of the law of duress and of undue influence.
The legal principles and rules contained within this study manual are stated as at 1 July 2022.
The author, Alison Smith is a Senior Tutor and Associate Professor at The University of Law Online Campus.
This is one of 8 textbooks that make up The Introduction to Law Series. The Series is aimed at postgraduate level readers studying areas of law for the first time. Whilst introducing the framework of key legal concepts, it also gives the reader an opportunity to identify and explore areas of critical interest.
For students at The University of Law, this is one of 8 textbooks students will require to study on the PgDL. The textbooks are used alongside other learning resources to prepare students not only for achievement of an academic qualification, but also for a future life in professional legal practice.
- Print : 978-1-915698-68-1
- Pages : 330
This manual is currently only available for students studying our PGDL, MA Law (Conversion) and MA Law (SQE1) courses.