Round Hall Nutshells Contract Law 2nd Ed.
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by Dr. Fergus Ryan
This long awaited second edition of the Contract Law Nutshell seeks to address the core principles of Irish Contract Law, with a view to assisting students beginning their study of the subject and those revising for exams. The text highlights key cases and legislation in the field, explaining the law in a manner that is accessible and succinct. It places particular emphasis on the formation of contracts, the terms of a contract, consumer protection, defences, and remedies.
Since the first edition, there have been a number of developments in the law, in particular in relation to promissory estoppel, undue influence, implied terms, and contractual interpretation. All chapters have been revised and rewritten to incorporate such developments. The Nutshell places a particular emphasis on the practical application of contract law, with a view to assisting students preparing for university and professional examinations in this subject.
Contract law is a core subject and this text will cover all the required areas, such as:
- Offer and Acceptance
- The Intention to Create Legal Relations
- Promissory Estoppel
- Privity of Contract
- Capacity to Contract
- The Formalities of Contract
- Exclusion Clauses
- Mistake, Duress, Undue Influence and Unconscionability
- Illegal and Void Contracts
- Discharge of a Contract
- Remedies for breach of contract
Round Hall Nutshells is a series of books presenting the essentials of the law in clear, straightforward language. Designed with the busy student in mind, the Nutshell is perfect for exam preparation, with brief, clear explanations of key exam topics throughout.