Key Facts Key Cases: Contract Law will ensure you grasp the main concepts of your Contract Law module with ease. This book explains in concise and straightforward terms:

  • The rules regarding formation of contracts
  • The contents of a contract
  • Vitiating factors, factors which invalidate an otherwise validly formed contract
  • The rules on discharge of contractual obligations
  • Available remedies

Key Facts Key Cases is the essential series for anyone studying law at LLB, postgraduate and conversion courses and professional courses such as ILEX. The series provides the simplest and most effective way to absorb and retain all of the material essential for passing your exams. Each chapter includes:

  • diagrams at the start of chapters to summarise key points
  • structured headings and numbered points to allow for clear recall of the essential points
  • charts and tables to break down more complex information

Where relevant, chapters also contain a Key Cases section which provides the simplest and most effective way to absorb and memorise essential cases needed for exam success.

  • Essential and leading cases are explained
  • The style, layout and explanations are user friendly 
  • Cases are broken down into key components by use of a clear system of symbols for quick and easy visual recognition


chapter 1|3 pages

Fundamentals of contract law

chapter 2|24 pages

Formation of a contract


chapter 3|27 pages

Formation of a contract

Consideration and intention

chapter 4|17 pages

Other factors affecting formation

chapter 5|14 pages

Third party rights and privity of contract

chapter 6|21 pages

The contents of the contract


chapter 7|20 pages

The contents of the contract

Exclusion clauses

chapter 8|16 pages

Vitiating factors


chapter 9|15 pages

Vitiating factors


chapter 10|18 pages

Vitiating factors

Duress, economic duress and undue influence

chapter 11|16 pages

Vitiating factors


chapter 12|25 pages

Discharge of a contract

chapter 13|23 pages