Chitty on Contracts (Common Law Library)

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9780421285606: Chitty on Contracts (Common Law Library)

The undisputed heavyweight of contract law, Chitty on Contracts, is now in its 28th edition. Since it was first published in 1826, this core title has grown in stature and authority with every new edition. Its two volumes provide unrivalled expertise for common law and commercial barristers and solicitors as well as academics and the judiciary in many countries across the world. Chitty's clear written style ensures it can be read and understood by practitioners at all levels of expertise within contract law. Interpretation and explanatory narrative are supported by examples of case law and legislation. Volume I covers General Principles, whilst Volume II deals with Specific Contracts. All the latest key developments in case law and legislation since the 27th edition in 1994 have been incorporated into this edition. Full reference has been made to the Civil Procedure Rules, and the new terminology arising has been used where relevant. The work is supplemented regularly to ensure it remains relevant and authoritative. Of particular note is the inclusion of recent legislation such as: Arbitration Act 1996 Competition Act 1998 Sale of Goods Act Railways Act 1993 * Includes two new chapters: Unfair Terms and Construction Contracts * Includes a wide range of case law affecting Commonwealth jurisdictions.

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It is overwhelming in its scholarship, humbling in its ambit.It is the foremost work on the law of contract... it continues to be the practitioner's choice for authority and accessibility.There is no doubt that anyone called upon to advise on contract law or to apply its principles will find this work indispensable.Chitty has been around a long time. In fact, the first edition was published in 1826. Therefore, it has had a very long time to establish itself as the premier work on the English law of contract, where it continues to enjoy an unrivalled status. It is the authority to which all legal practitioners turn, when contract points are in issue. New Law Journal.

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