LexisNexis Butterworths releases the fourth edition of Principles of Australian Contract Law co-authored by John Gooley of 153 Phillip Barristers

We congratulate John Gooley, Peter Radan and Ilija Vickovich  on the recent release of the fourth edition of Principles of Australian Contract Law. This publication, which is widely used in law schools throughout Australia, is designed to equip readers with the knowledge and skills required to understand and apply relevant contractual principles to the resolution of issues in this area of study. Written in an accessible style, it introduces and discusses key concepts with a focus on pertinent case law and legislation. The explanatory approach will help students to develop their analytical and problem-solving skills necessary for successful legal practice. The book has a logical structure that makes it easy to navigate between topics.

Concepts covered include:

  • History and theory
  • Formation of a contract
  • Terms of a contract
  • Vitiating factors
  • Discharge
  • Illegality
  • Remedies based on contract
  • Other bases of relief, including equitable and statutory
  • Third party rights

The fourth edition has been fully revised and updated to include recent developments and is suitable for standalone use or with the companion casebook, Radan, Gooley & Vickovich, Principles of Australian Contract Law: Cases and Materials. For more information on this publication, please contact John Gooley or academic@lexisnexis.com.au.

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