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Commercial contracts: a practical guide to deals contracts, agreements and promises

Commercial contracts: a practical guide to deals contracts, agreements and promises

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Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Christopher Thorpe, J. C. L. Bailey, C. P. Thorpe
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Cambridge : Woodhead, 1996
  • Publication Type (Medium): Electronic books
  • Material: Document, Internet resource
  • Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/commercial-contracts-a-practical-guide-to-deals-contracts-agreements-and-promises/ (Stable identifier)

Additional Format

Print version: Thorpe, C.P. Commercial contracts (OCoLC)36855066

Short Description

1 online resource (IX, 262 pages)

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Commercial contracts: a practical guide to deals contracts, agreements and promises is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Responsable Person: C.P. Thorpe, J.C.L. Bailey.
  • Publication Date: 1996
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 10 editions
  • First edition Date: 1996
  • Last edition Date: 1999
  • General Notes: Includes index.
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD1629
  • Dewey Code: 346.4202
  • ISBN: 9781845698980 1845698983
  • OCLC: 869282215

Main Contents

Front Cover; Commercial Contracts: A Practical Guide to Deals, Contracts, Agreements and Promises; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; Chapter 1. What is a contracts?; 1.1 Contract definition and the purpose of contract law; 1.2 Agreement; 1.3 Parties; 1.4 Contractual intention; 1.5 Privity of contract; Chapter 2. Parties; 2.1 Legal personality; 2.2 Contractual capacity; 2.3 Multipartite contracts; 2.4 Agency; Chapter 3. Entering into a contract; 3.1 Offer and acceptance; 3.2 Consideration; 3.3 The commercial realities of contracting; 3.4 Non-disclosure; 3.5 Tendering. Chapter 4. The terms of a contract4.1 Problems of evidence; 4.2 Certainty of terms; 4.3 Statements which are not terms; 4.4 Express terms; 4.5 Exclusion clauses and indemnities; 4.6 The Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977; 4.7 Implied terms; 4.8 Terms implied by statute; 4.9 Other legal presumptions; Chapter 5. Standard terms and conditions; 5.1 What are standard terms and conditions?; 5.2 The use of standard terms for convenience; 5.3 The use of standard terms for contractual advantage; 5.4 Standard terms and the Unfair Contract Terms Act. 5.5 The Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Regulations 1994Chapter 6. The interpretation of a contract; 6.1 About interpretation; 6.2 Principles of interpretation; 6.3 Specialised rules of interpretation; 6.4 Substantial written agreements; Chapter 7. Performance and non-performance; 7.1 Strict liability; 7.2 Qualified obligations; 7.3 Frustration; 7.4 Variation, termination and waiver; Chapter 8. Legal remedies for breach of contract; 8.1 Preliminary matters; 8.2 The right to terminate; 8.3 The right to damages; 8.4 Injunctions and orders for specific performance; 8.5 Repudiation. 8.6 Time limits8.7 About litigation; 8.8 Insolvency; Chapter 9. The shadow of litigation and insolvency; 9.1 Contractual devices; 9.2 Security against an asset; 9.3 Security from a third party; 9.4 Nagotiation and settlement; 9.5 Alternatives to litigation; Chapter 10. Invalid contracts; 10.1 Invalidity and its consequences; 10.2 Formative defects; 10.3 Statutory invalidity; 10.4 Repugnant contracts; Chapter 11. The involvement of third parties; 11.1 Voluntary assignment; 11.2 Novation; 11.3 Subcontracts; 11.4 Involuntary assignment; 11.5 Personal contracts. Chapter 12. International transactions: the broader picture12.1 Systems of law; 12.2 Jurisdictional issues; 12.3 Understanding and trust; Index.

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