Contract Law


This concept reviews and summarises cases for contract law. It also introduces its basic principles in the context of UK legislation.

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Contract Law

Contract Law Definition

Contract law is the branch that "determines the circumstances in which a promise shall be legally binding on the person making it" (McKendrick, 2010:4).

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  • Baily, P., Farmer, D., Jessop, D. and Jones, D. (2005) Purchasing Principles and Management, 9th ed. FT/Prentice Hall: Harlow.
  • Cavinato, J.L. (1984) Purchasing and Materials Management. West Publishing Company. St. Paul: Minnesota.
  • Ellison, J. and Flamm, A. (2011) The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Public Procurement 2011. Global Legal Group. London
  • Griffiths, M. and Griffiths, I. (2002) Law for Purchasing and Supply. 3rd ed. Financial Times/ Prentice Hall.

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