The market-leading stand-alone guide to contract law from a leading lawyer: authoritative, comprehensive, and supportive.
'A clear, succinct and authoritative analysis of English contract law, accompanied by a carefully selected set of materials which work to develop a thorough understanding of the subject.' Professor Catharine Macmillan, King's College London
'Excellent critical analysis alongside user-friendly language... leaves you with a solid understanding.' Lucy Fletcher, Student at the University of Bristol
New to this edition:
• Extracts and commentary on new key cases, including M WB Business Exchange Centres Ltd y. Rock Advertising Ltd, Marks and Spencer plc y. BNP Paribas Securities Services Trust Company (Jersey) Ltd, and Wood y. Capita Insurance Services Ltd
• A redeveloped chapter on interpretation of contracts
• Updates on recent case law on agreements to agree, formalities, and damages
Ewan McKendrick is a Professor of English Private Law, Registrar of the University of Oxford, and a fellow of Lady Margaret Hall. He is a Barrister at 3 Verulam Buildings, Gray's Inn, London, a Bencher of Gray's Inn, and has published widely in the areas of contract law, commercial law, and tort law. He is one of the editors of Chitty on Contracts.