Understanding Contract Law offers a clear introduction to the basic concepts of contract law in England. Built around familiar real-world examples that illustrate the concepts, principles and key cases upon which English contract law is structured, Understanding Contract Law is an ideal guide for those approaching an undergraduate law degree, or for general readers interested in this fundamental area of the law. This concise, student-friendly overview, supported by chapter introductions and summaries throughout, covers the fundamental topics in English contract law, including: Agreement and Offer Acceptance Certainty Consideration Privity Misrepresentation.
'Understanding Contract Law' presents an overview of contract law, written in an accessible style by two leading contract lawyers. The text seeks to explain the nature of the law, and to explain and solve specific problems.
This work aims to keep criminal lawyers up to date with the latest cases and legislation, and includes longer articles analyzing current trends and important changes in the law. Drawing all aspects of the law together in one regular publication, it allows quick and easy reference
How can we understand the relationship between employer and employee? What determines the give and take of such relationships and what happens when they go wrong? This text is a comprehensive overview of what is now the major way of trying to understand the employment relationship - the concept of the psychological contract.
This learning contract lesson allows learners to work at their own paces in a flexible learning environment. Written specifically for mathematics teachers, this lesson helps facilitate the understanding and process of writing learning contracts.
This is a new edition of a highly successful basic guide to JCT contracts, Which covers the 1996 Housing Grants and 1996 Construction Regeneration Acts, considers new case law and covers the 4 new amendments to JCT 80.
This latest edition of David Chappell's bestselling guide provides an expanded presentation of the Joint Contract Tribunal (JCT) standard contracts, the most common forms of building contract. The JCT Contract With Contractor's Design (WCD 98), also known as 'the design and build form', is now covered alongside the other three major forms of contract in the JCT series: JCT 98, IFC 98 and MW 98. David Chappell has updated the book in line with amendments to the contracts and recent case law. He avoids legal jargon but writes with authority and precision, in a style which won, for the fifth edition of the book, the first prize in the Best Textbook category of the 1999 Chartered Institute of Building Literary Awards. Architects, quantity surveyors and contractors, and students of those professions, should find this a straightforward and practical reference tool arranged by topic.
This eigth edition of David Chappell’s bestselling guide to the most popular form of construction contracts has been completely revised to take into account the new contracts which have been introduced since May 2005. These include: JCT Standard Building Contract (SBC), JCT Intermediate Building Contract (IC) and ‘with contractor’s design’ (ICD), JCT Minor Works Building Contract (MW) and ‘with contractor’s design’ (MWD), and JCT Design and Build Contract (DB) which have replaced the old JCT 98, IFC 98, MW 98, and WCD 98 contracts. Each contract has been restructured and all the clause numbers have changed together with some terminology. Virtually all the clauses have been reworded and updated in line with recent case law. Chappell avoids legal jargon but writes with authority and precision. Architects, quantity surveyors, contractors and students of these professions will find this a straightforward and practical reference tool arranged by topic.