Contract Law, Second Edition is a comprehensive and informative account of Irish contract law which contains all of the developments since the first edition was published in 2001.
Building on the original material of the first edition, this edition contains two new chapters which examine the topics of: - How to successfully make contracts - Remedies other than damages, namely specific performance, injunctions and restitution
The law relating to contracts is set out and explained under clear headings and in straightforward language. In addition, every major Irish case on contract law is considered. Particular emphasis is placed on practical matters such as the construction of contracts, breach of contract and contractual remedies.
This edition also includes a large number of new cases from the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court on every area.
This title was written by a practitioner who is also an academic, the book sets out the principles and case law in a clear and structured manner with easy to use headings and an easy to navigate format. The information is both of an academic interest and with serious practical relevance.
Practitioners, students and anyone who has to deal with contracts in the course of their work will benefit from this most welcome new edition.
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1 How to reach a successful agreement and avoid litigation Chapter 2 Offer and Acceptance Chapter 3 Consideration and Estoppel Chapter 4 Intention to Create Legal Relations Chapter 5 Formal and Evidentiary Requirements Chapter 6 Electronic Contracts Chapter 7 Express Terms Chapter 8 Implied Terms Chapter 9 The Incorporation of Contractual Terms Chapter 10 The Construction of Contractual Terms Chapter 11 The Construction of Exemption Clauses Chapter 12 The Sale of Goods and Consumer Protection Chapter 13 Mistake Chapter 14 Misrepresentation Chapter 15 Duress, Undue Influence and Unconscionable Bargain Chapter 16 Illegality Chapter 17 Restraint of Trade Chapter 18 Contractual Capacity Chapter 19 Privity of Contract and the Assignment and Novation of Contractual Rights Chapter 20 Termination of Contracts I: The Classification of Terms and Contingencies Chapter 21 Termination of Contracts II: The Doctrine of Frustration Chapter 22 Termination of Contracts III: Performance, Termination and Breach of Contractual Obligations Chapter 23 Damages Chapter 24 Remedies Other than Damages