Business Law pp 57-104 | Cite as

The Law of Contract

  • Stephen Judge
Part of the Macmillan Law Masters book series


After reading this chapter you will know about:
  1. 1

    the essentials of contracts: offer and acceptance, consideration and the intention to create legal relations

  2. 2

    the vitiating elements which can render a contract void, voidable or unenforceable: mistake, misrepresentation, duress and undue influence, illegality, lack of formality and lack of capacity to contract

  3. 3

    the classification of the terms of a contract, including express and implied terms and exclusion clauses

  4. 4

    the ways in which a contract is discharged: performance, agreement, acceptance of breach and frustration



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Recommended Further Reading

  1. Contract Law, Ewan McKendrick, 2nd edn (Macmillan Professional Masters, 1994).Google Scholar
  2. Cheshire Fifoot and Furmston’s Law of Contract, 13th edn (Butterworths, 1996).Google Scholar

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© Stephen Judge 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Stephen Judge
    • 1
  1. 1.London Guildhall UniversityUK

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