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Unit 5: Common Law I

Essential elements of a valid contract

Understand the essential elements of a valid and legally binding contract and its role in a business context

Essential elements: types of contractual agreements and their application in business; the making of a valid offer and its unconditional acceptance; the essential existence of a clear and unambiguous intention supported by sufficient consideration; the parties to the agreement possessing the necessary capacity and being privy to the agreement

Suggested Reading

An Introduction to the Law of Contract (Clarendon Law)

Contract: Cases and Materials

Cheshire, Fifoot and Furmston's Law of Contract

Contract Law

Treitel on the Law of Contract

Cases and Commentary on Contract Law

 

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