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Author Reynolds, Daniel, author

Title Leading cases in contract law : a guide to the 100 most frequently cited judgments in contract and related subjects / Daniel Reynolds and Lyndon Goddard
Published Annandale, NSW : Federation Press, 2017

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Description xviii, 222 pages ; 25 cm
Contents The 100 Most Frequently Cited Cases -- About the Authors -- Introduction -- Table of Cases -- Table of Statutes -- Appendix 1: Alphabetical List of Cases and Propositions -- Appendix 2: List of Cases by Category Appendix -- 3: List of 'Fast Riser' Cases
Summary Leading Cases in Contract Law provides a summary of the 100 most cited cases in the law of contract and related subjects. Each case note contains an outline of the facts, the issues and the decision, an extract of the most frequently cited portions of the judgment, and commentary outlining the principles for which the case stands and incorporating later decisions on the topic. Each case is then distilled into a one-sentence statement of the proposition for which it can be cited as authority. The book covers not only cases that deal directly with contract law, but also cases that relate to topics having a close connection with contract, such as estoppel, unjust enrichment, relief against forfeiture and equitable vitiating factors. This approach provides the reader with a broad overview of the issues that are relevant to the practice, or study, of contract law. This book will be useful to law students, who can expect to read many of these cases during university, as well as to legal practitioners, providing a first point of reference for cases that, by definition, will be frequently encountered in practice
Analysis Australian
Notes Includes index
Subject Contracts -- Australia -- Cases.
Estoppel -- Australia -- Cases.
Unjust enrichment -- Australia -- Cases.
Author Goddard, Lyndon, author
ISBN 9781760021467