Also available in print: KE850 .S923 2018 LAW (Reserve).
This text offers expert commentary and analysis on recent developments in Canadian contract law and on how courts have treated and interpreted contracts as a whole.
In distinction to other guides to contract law, this text provides a comparative analysis of the area, incorporating sources drawn from both the civil law tradition, characteristic of several nations within Continental Europe, as well as the Anglo-American common law tradition, with cases and legislation drawn from England and the United States of America.
This book allows students to learn the law of contracts by first gaining a familiarity with the substantive law. Substantive law includes the law relating to the formation of contracts, factors affecting the validity of contracts, and remedies for when a party breaches the contract.
Principally concerned with the laws of England and Wales and Ireland, but also covering other UK common law jurisdictions including Australia, Canada, Singapore and Hong Kong, this title looks at both the doctrines of force majeure and frustration and their application to commercial contracts and is also the first major work to relate them to, and address the issues brought about by, the COVID-19 pandemic.
Also available in print: KE850 .O45 2012 LAW (Reserve).
This essential guide helps the reader navigate the complexities of contract law. The guide explores the development of contract rights and remedies, the fundamentals of contract drafting, factors that enhance or impair the contractual relationship, and how conflicts are resolved.
The Law of Contracts is a thorough revision of this authoritative text in Irwin Law’s Essentials of Canadian Law series. It includes discussion of recent jurisprudential developments in a variety of topics.
The law of misrepresentation is fairly complex – though it does not fall squarely within contract law, it can have a considerable effect on a contract, in some instances making it voidable. This voidability, leading to relief through rescission, is both a cause of action and a defence. The book also examines when a misrepresentation leads to tort damages for deceit and negligent misrepresentation in contracts contexts.