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Sources and General Principles of English Contract Law

  • Neil Andrews
Chapter
Part of the Ius Gentium: Comparative Perspectives on Law and Justice book series (IUSGENT, volume 54)

Abstract

After explaining the sources of English contract law, predominantly the case law system of precedent, this chapter sets out four established principles of English contract law and suggests that there is a fifth principle, waiting in the wings, which is the principle of good faith and fair dealing.

Keywords

Good Faith Arbitral Tribunal Objective Principle Fair Dealing Privy Council 
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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Neil Andrews
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of LawCambridgeUK

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