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Chitty on Contracts: v. 1,2 (31st Revised edition)

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Author(s): Beale, Professor Hugh;
Classification(s): Contract law;
ISBN-13: 9780414048010
ISBN-10: 0414048016
Publication Date: 24 Oct 2012
Imprint: Sweet & Maxwell
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Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Publication Country: United Kingdom
Binding: Hardback
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When it comes to contract law Chitty on Contracts is the best foundation on which to base any case.

  • Provides you with the depth of insight you require, so you can confidently cite it in court
  • Encompasses every part of contract law
  • Presents complete coverage of the law of contract, incorporating extensive reference to relevant legislation and recent case law
  • Is your most trustworthy reference when drafting, negotiating and disputing contracts
  • Analyses recent cases and legislation
  • Volume 1 contains interpretation and analysis of the general principles which apply to all contracts
  • Volume 2 concentrates in-depth on contracts in specialist areas, with expert guidance on contracts from agency and bailment to sale of goods and suretyship
  • Offers interpretation and advice on the law when disputes arise, or when technical areas need clarification, and when responsibilities, obligations and entitlements need to be established
  • Regularly supplemented so you have the latest information to hand
  • Written by leading experts in contract law
  • What's new within the 31st Edition

Agreement: RTS Flexible Systems Ltd v Molkerei Alois Müller GmbH & Co KG (UK Production) (SC) (work carried out before all points resolved and despite “subject to contract” clause)

Consideration: Thorner v Major (HL) and Henry v Henry (PC) (proprietary estoppel)

Form: Herbert v Doyle (use of proprietary estoppel to overcome lack of written contract)

Mistake: Chartbrook Ltd v Persimmon Homes Ltd (HL) and Daventry District Council v Daventry and District Housing Ltd (rectification)

Misrepresentation: Springwell Navigation Corp v J P Morgan Chase Bank (“no reliance” clause)

Duress and undue influence: Borrelli v Ting (PC) (illegitimate pressure)

Express Terms: Rainy Sky S.A. v Kookmin Bank (SC) and Re Sigma Finance Corp (SC) (interpretation);

Implied terms: Att Gen of Belize v Belize Telecom Ltd (PC)

Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts: Abbey National plc v The Office of Fair Trading (SC)

Illegality and Public Policy: Sibthorpe v Southwark LBC, Simpson v Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital NHS Trust and Westlaw Services Ltd v Boddy (champerty); Gray v Thames Trains Ltd (HL) (ex turpi causa)

Discharge by Agreement: Stocznia Gdynia SA v Gearbulk Holdings Ltd (express right of termination)

Damages: Regus (UK) Ltd v Epcot Solutions Ltdand Giedo van der Garde BV v Force India Formula One Team Ltd (services contract); Pell Frischmann Engineering Ltd v Bow Valley Iran Ltd (PC) and Vercoe v Rutland Fund Management Ltd (share of defendant’s profit)

Specific Performance and Injunction: Araci v Fallon (injunction); Benedetti v Sawiris (quantum meruit)

Conflict of Laws: Koelzsch v État du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg, Voogsgeerd v Navimer SA (ECJ) and Duncombe v Secretary of State for Children Schools and Families (SC) (employment contracts)

Agency: Wood Floor Solutions Andreas Domberger GmbH v Silvo Trade SA (ECJ) (commercial agents)

Arbitration: Allianz SpA v West Tankers Inc (ECJ) and National Navigation Co v Endesa Generacion SA (The Wadi Sudr (stay of legal proceedings); Dallah Real Estate & Tourism Co v Ministry of Religious Affairs of the Government of Pakistan (SC) (jurisdiction)

Bailment: Yearworth v North Bristol NHS Trust

Bills of Exchange and Banking: Payment Services Regulations 2009

Construction Contracts: Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009;

Credit and Security: Consumer Credit Directive 2008

Employment: Equality Act 2010; Autoclenz Ltd v Belcher (SC); Employment Equality (Repeal of Retirement Age Provisions) 2011

Insurance: Argo Systems FZE v Liberty Insurance Pte Ltd and Seashell of Lisson Grove Ltd v Aviva Insurance Ltd (waiver); Third Parties (Rights against Insurers) Act 2010; Consumer Insurance (Disclosure and Representations) Act 2012

Suretyship: North Shore Ventures Ltd. v Anstead Holdings Inc (duty of disclosure); Berghoff Trading Ltd v Swinbrook Developments Ltd and In re Kaupthing Singer & Friedlander Ltd. (in administration) (No. 2) (SC) (guarantor’s indemnity)

VOLUME I

1. Introductory

PART ONE - FORMATION OF CONTRACT

2. The Agreement

3. Consideration

4. Form

5. Mistake

6. Misrepresentation

7. Duress and Undue Influence

PART TWO - CAPACITY OF PARTIES

8. Personal Incapacity

9. Corporation and Unincorporated Associations

10. The Crown, Public Authorities and the European Community

11. Political and Professional Immunity and Incapacity

PART THREE - THE TERMS OF THE CONTRACT

12. Express Terms

13. Implied Terms

14. Exemption Clauses

15. Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts

PART FOUR - ILLEGALITY AND PUBLIC POLICY

16. Illegality and Public Policy

PART FIVE - JOINT OBLIGATIONS, THIRD PARTIES AND ASSIGNMENT

17. Joint Obligations

18. Third Parties

19. Assignment

20. Death and Bankruptcy

PART SIX - PERFORMANCE AND DISCHARGE

21. Performance

22. Discharge by Agreement

23. Discharge by Frustration

24. Discharge by Breach

25. Other modes of discharge

PART SEVEN - REMEDIES FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT

26. Damages

27. Specific Performance and Injunction

28. Limitation of Actions

PART EIGHT - RESTITUTION

29. Restitution

PART NINE - CONFLICT OF LAWS

30. Conflict of Laws

VOLUME II

31. Agency

32. Arbitration

33. Bailment

34. Bills of Exchange and Banking

35. Carriage by Air

36. Carriage by Land

37. Construction Contracts

38. Credit and Security

39. Employment

40. Gaming and Wagering

41. Insurance

42. Restrictive Agreements and Competition

43. Sale of Goods

44. Suretyship

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