Misrepresentation and Coercion

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


The most common basis for seeking to set aside (‘rescind’) a contract is pre-contractual misrepresentation, which forms the heart of this chapter. There are exceptional duties to disclose. Other grounds of vitiation (forming the basis of setting aside, that is, rescinding a contract) are duress, undue influence, and unconscionability.


Undue Influence Contractual Assurance Unjust Enrichment Collateral Contract Exclusion Clause 
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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Neil Andrews
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  1. 1.Faculty of LawCambridgeUK

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