As in previous editions, Contract Law in Australia bridges the gap between students and practitioners with in-depth analysis of contract law in an ordered and direct presentation that combines detailed discussion of the key cases with extensive citations of secondary literature.
Features of the 8th edition include:
- analysis of a dozen new High Court cases, including:
- Pipikos v Trayans
- Stubbings v Jams 2 Pty Ltd
- Australian Securities and Investments Commission v Kobelt
- Price v Spoor
- Mann v Paterson Constructions Pty Ltd
- discussion of potentially influential decisions of the UK Supreme Court, including:
- Devani v Wells
- MWB Business Exchange Centres Ltd v Rock Advertising Ltd
- Peninsula Securities Ltd v Dunnes Stores (Bangor) Ltd
- Egon Zehnder Ltd v Tillman
- some 500 new case references, taking into account decisions of other courts
- revision of all chapters, many substantially, particularly chs 9, 24, 26, 27, 28 and 38
- relevant statutory revisions incorporated, including amendments to s 127 of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) and the Australian Consumer Law (such as the Treasury Laws Amendment (More Competition, Better Prices) Act 2022 (Cth))
- current to December 2022.
Contract Law in Australia is the authoritative text, regularly cited in the courts. Available exclusively from J W Carter Publishing Pty Ltd.
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Emeritus Professor J W Carter taught contract law at the University of Sydney for more than 30 years and was the General Editor of the Journal of Contract Law between 1988 and March 2023. He is now the General Editor of the Contract and Commercial Law Review.
John is more than an academic. For the past 30 years he has been a consultant to the leading international law firm Herbert Smith Freehills. John’s experience in the world of contract law makes Contract Law in Australia, 8th edition a book you can rely on.