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Below you will find a list of resources relating to consumer and contract law.

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Books

Contract casebooks and textbooks

2019

Cases and Materials on Contract Law in Australia
J W Carter (LexisNexis, 7th edn, 2019)

Publisher: Cases and Materials on Contract Law in Australia is an outstanding resource offering explanatory commentary on the key principles of contract law and carefully selected extracts from leading cases, relevant legislation and secondary sources. It aligns with all Australian contract law units, covering 40 topics in the areas of Agreement, Terms of the Contract, Parties to the Contract, Vitiating Factors, Illegality, Performance and Breach, Termination for Breach, Termination by Frustration, and Remedies.

Chapters are structured to develop a strong understanding of each topic, providing clear statements of essential concepts and their relationship to other contractual principles and definitions of relevant legal terms. The author explains the facts and pertinent issues of both principal and illustrative cases, what to look for in a decision and how each issue is resolved. Each topic offers discussion of reform and further reading suggestions. Additional problem questions with worked answers are included.

The seventh edition of this work has been extensively revised. Commentary, case extracts and materials are updated to reflect developments in case law and legislation, such as Commonwealth Bank of Australia v Barker (2014); Mount Bruce Mining Pty Ltd v Wright Prospecting Pty Ltd (2015) and Thorne v Kennedy (2017). There are new materials on good faith and contract construction. ...

Carter 2019

 

2018

Contract Law in Australia
J W Carter (LexisNexis, 7th edn, 2018)

Publisher: 'Contract Law in Australia provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of contract law in Australia. The authoritative analysis includes detailed discussion of contract formation, terms, parties, vitiating factors, illegality, performance and breach, and termination. An emphasis on the remedial side of contract law, the easy to follow format, the book’s regular citation in the courts, copious references to secondary sources and a detailed index all combine to make it the ideal work on contract law for students and practitioners alike.'

Carter 7th edn

Contract Law
Willmott, Christensen, Butler and Dixon (OUP, 5th edition, 2018)

Publisher: 'The fifth edition of Contract Law offers an in-depth examination of Australian contract law and its core principles. Supported by the latest developments, this text explores contemporary issues and illustrates complex topics with succinct case summaries, improving students' legal reasoning and analytical skills while refining their understanding of the law.

This text is also available with the Contract Law Case Book Third Edition which gives students access to an expanded selection of primary and secondary materials.'

Willmott 5th

Contract Law Casebook
Butler, Christensen, Dixon, Willmott (OUP 3rd edn, 2018)

Publisher: 'Supporting the fifth edition of Contract Law, this new edition of the Contract Law Case Book is a collection of essential extracts from the most significant cases in Australian contract law. Highly accessible and updated to include new cases, commentary, and excerpts from important statutes, the case book allows students to experience the law through the judges’ own words, developing their ability to interpret and analyse cases and helping them to improve their understanding of the law.'

Butler 2018

LexisNexis Questions and Answers: Contract Law
Des Butler (LexisNexis, 6th edition, 2018)

Publisher: 'LexisNexis Questions and Answers — Contract Law is designed to facilitate both continuous review and preparation for examinations. LexisNexis Questions and Answers — Contract Law provides an understanding of contract law and gives a clear and systematic approach to analysing and answering problem and exam questions. Each chapter commences with a summary of the relevant law and identification of the key issues. Each question is followed by a suggested answer plan, a sample answer and comments on how the answer might be assessed by an examiner. The author also offers advice on common errors to avoid and practical hints and tips on how to achieve higher marks.'

Butler QA 2018

 

2017

An Introduction to the Law of Contract
Stephen Graw (ThomsonReuters, 9th edn, 2017)

Publisher: An Introduction to the Law of Contract remains a highly successful, easy to read, easy to understand textbook for students encountering the law of contract for the first time. This edition brings its coverage completely up-to-date and includes references to all of the major caselaw and legislative changes that have occurred since 2014.

Graw

Cheshire & Fifoot Law of Contract
Seddon, Bigwood and Ellinghaus (LexisNexis, 11th Australian Edition, 2017)

Publisher: Cheshire & Fifoot Law of Contract, 11th Australian edition have established this work as a definitive Australian text, developed from its roots in the English version over 50 years ago. The 11th Australian edition continues the tradition of meticulous examination and re-examination of every aspect of the law of contract, and related areas such as estoppel, restitution and statutory misleading conduct, as developed by the Australian courts and legislatures. Although written to meet the needs of practitioners, it also provides a sound and accessible basis for academic study and further research. The authors focus principally on Australian appeal-court decisions, with an intermingling of single-judge decisions that provide important insights.

Chesire 2017

Principles of Australian Contract Law
Radan, Gooley and Vickovich (LexisNexis, 4th edn, 2017)

Publisher: Principles of Australian Contract Law, 4th edition is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills required to understand and apply relevant contractual principles to the resolution of issues in this area of study and Australian contract law. Written in an accessible style, it introduces and discusses key concepts of Contract Law in Australia 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.

Principles text 2017

Principles of Australian Contract Law: Cases and Materials
Radan, Gooley and Vickovich (LexisNexis, 4th edn, 2017)

Publisher: In Principles of Australian Contract Law: Cases and Materials, 4th edition, the authors draw together the key decisions and relevant legislation that illustrate the development of legal principles underpinning Australian contract law. Each case extract includes a summary of the most important elements — court, facts, issue, and decision — and helpful comments to assist readers to understand why a particular case is important and the principle to be drawn from the decision.

Principles2017

 

2016

Contract Law: Commentaries, Cases and Perspectives
Clarke and Clarke (OUP, 3rd edn, 2016)

Publisher: 'Contract Law introduces students to the fundamental principles, theories and arguments in Australian contract law. It provides a carefully selected collection of cases, statutes and materials with insightful commentary designed to give students a thorough understanding of the subject. A detailed introduction is presented in each chapter to clearly set the scene for subsequent materials and commentary and key extracts from leading cases help make contract law engaging and accessible to all readers. Also featured are international perspectives throughout, including comparisons with Indian and Chinese contact law.'

Clarke and Clarke 2016

Contract: Cases and Materials
Paterson, Robertson & Duke (ThomsonReuters, 13th edn, 2016)

Publisher: Contract: Cases and Materials, 13th Edition, continues to be the leading casebook for students of contract law in Australia. 

Paterson Robertson Duke casebook

Principles of Contract Law
Paterson, Robertson and Duke (ThomsonReuters, 5th edn, 2016)

Publisher: Principles of Contract Law, 5th Edition remains Australia’s premier text for students of contract law. The new edition has been significantly revised in light of recent developments ...

 

Paterson text

Contract Law: Text and Cases
Dilan Thampapillai, Claudio Bozzi and Alex Bruce (LexisNexis, 2nd edn, 2016)

Publisher: Contract Law — Text and Cases combines comprehensive academic commentary with extracts from key cases. It aims to give students the essential knowledge and skills in contract law to succeed in a law degree and in professional practice. This book has been specifically designed to blend the traditional textbook and casebook models in a single book. The text is supplemented with review questions, problem-solving practice, and key points for revision.

Thampapillai

Understanding Contract Law a practical guide
M Giancaspro and C Langos (LexisNexis, 2016)

Publisher: Understanding Contract Law – a practical guide is an introductory-level text designed for students in disciples such as business or construction who need to understand contract law. It provides a concise overview of the Australian contract law system and illustrates how legal principles are applied in transactions. The authors present an authoritative but practical and readable text with no assumed knowledge of law.

Understanding contract law

2015

Carter's Guide to Australian Contract Law
J W Carter (LexisNexis, 3rd edn, 2015)

Publisher: Carter’s Guide to Australian Contract Law, 3rd edition illustrates particular issues by reference to decided cases (including case studies), hypotheticals and sample contracts. Written by leading contract law author, Professor John Carter, this book is clear, concise and user-friendly, making contract law easy to understand and apply. It simplifies difficult cases, is logically structured, fully footnoted and has a comprehensive index. Updated to take account of decisions of the High Court in areas of construction, damages, penalties, unconscionable conduct and terms implied in law.

Carter 2015

LexisNexis Study Guide: Contract Law
J Mellick and D Newlyn (LexisNexis 2015)

Publisher: LexisNexis Study Guide: Contract Law is designed to assist students in learning the foundations of contract law for effective, systematic exam preparation and revision. Each chapter clearly identifies and explains the pertinent and often difficult topics within contract law. The most important and recent cases are summarised to consolidate practical understanding of the theoretical concepts. Key cases are summarised with the facts, issue and decision to assist readers’ understanding of the cases.

Study Guide 2015

2014

Nutshell Contract Law
Geoff Lindsay (ThomsonReuters, 7th edn, 2014)

Publisher: Lawbook Co. Nutshells are the essential revision tool: they provide a concise outline of the principles for each of the major subject areas within undergraduate law. Written in clear, straight-forward language, the authors explain the principles, and highlight key cases and legislative provisions for each subject.

Nutshell 2014

Pre-2012

Focus: Contract Law
Wiseman, Backstrom and Trowse (LexisNexis, 4th edn, 2011)

Publisher: The fourth edition of Focus: Contract Law is designed to assist students to develop a greater understanding of contract law by identifying and explaining the key areas of study. Using a straightforward, structured approach and written in plain English, the authors help demystify even the most complex of legal concepts. The Focus series has a particular emphasis on problem-solving, providing the reader with numerous opportunities to develop critical thinking skills and to practise answering legal problem questions.

Wiseman 2011

LexisNexis Case Summaries: Contracts
Smith (LexisNexis, 7th edn, 2011)

Publisher: The new design of this popular text highlights the facts, issue and decision in each case so that the principles can be readily understood and memorised. The cases have been selected to align with current teaching for each subject. An excellent study resource for students and a great quick reference for anyone wanting to understand case law.

Smith 2011

Understanding Contract Law
Khoury and Yamouni (LexisNexis, 8th edn, 2009)

Publisher: Understanding Contract Law includes the latest cases in legislative changes with clear discussions to illustrate the main issues, helping to make Contract Law accessible to readers. 

Understanding contract law 2009

Butterworths Casebook Companions - Contract Law
Clarke, Clarke and Courmadias (3rd edn, LexisNexis Butterworths, 2005)

Publisher: Each title in the Butterworths Casebook Companions series provides a basic coverage of the principles of that area of law. Students are then directed to read specific cases and materials and are provided with pertinent questions designed to enhance their knowledge and understanding and ensure that they can apply the principles. Charts, diagrams and suggested tasks are included where appropriate to encourage active participation and learning and further explain and simplify material. 

Contract Law is designed for students who have no previous knowledge of contract law. The book covers all aspects of contract law, including: the nature and development of contract law; agreement; consideration; intention to create legal relations; capacities and formalities; terms and their construction; and matters rendering a contract void or voidable.

Casebook Companion

Consumer law texts

Australian Consumer Law: Commentary and Materials
Philip Clarke and Sharon Erbacher (ThomsonReuters, 6th edn, 2018)

Publisher: Australian Consumer Law: Commentary and Materials contains up-to-date material on the Australian Consumer Law which came into operation on 1 January 2011, replacing 17 different pieces of Commonwealth, State and Territory legislation relating to consumer protection. The sixth edition has been thoroughly revised and updated ...

ACL Clarke Erbacher
   

The Australian Consumer Law
Stephen Corones (ThomsonReuters, 3rd edn, 2016)

Publisher: Stephen Corones in The Australian Consumer Law, explains in a detailed yet accessible treatment the substantive rights and remedies of consumers, and the obligations of traders under the Australian Consumer Law (ACL). The ACL commenced on 1 January 2011 and it has been a far reaching national reform. As a result of the ACL there is now one uniform consumer protection law that applies in all jurisdictions throughout Australia and across all sectors of the economy. This book explains the scope and importance of the statutory causes of action created by the ACL. It examines how the general and specific protections inter-relate, the scope for overlap, and why each provision is necessary to provide complete consumer protection. Since the last edition over three years ago, The Australian Consumer Law third edition has been extensively reworked and updated to take account of the many changes in the law that have occurred during this time. The third edition includes commentary on new legislation, including the Treasury Legislation Amendment (Small Business and Unfair Contract Terms) Act 2015 (Cth) which will extend the general protection against unfair terms to contracts with small businesses.

 
Corones 3rd edn

Consumer Protection Law in Australia
Bruce (LexisNexis, 2nd edn, 2013)

Publisher: Consumer Protection Law in Australia provides a clear and detailed explanation of the application and effect of consumer protection and product liability law in Australia. The second edition is fully revised and details developments affecting the operation of the Australian Consumer Law since its introduction in January 2011, providing readers with a sound understanding of the legislative landscape in which it operates. ...

Bruce 2013

Specialist subject-specific books and thesis

Australian Consumer Law | Breach of Contract | Remedies | Restitution | Other

Australian Consumer Law (and related)

The Law of Misleading and Deceptive Conduct
C Lockhart (LexisNexis, 5th edn, 2018)

Publisher: The Law of Misleading or Deceptive Conduct 5th edition focuses exclusively on examining the scope of the prohibition, the consequences of its breach, the applicability of defences and the availability of remedies. This singular focus allows for a detailed commentary on the legislation and lucid explanations of the enormous volume of case law. No other text provides an in depth treatment of the law concerning claims based on s 18 of the Australian Consumer Law and its equivalents. This book is indispensable for the commercial and corporate practitioner and allows the law student to delve deeper into this area.

Misleading conduct 2018

Unconscionable Conduct in Australian Consumer and Commercial Contracts
Michelle Sharpe (LexisNexis, 2018)

Publisher: Written by Dr Michelle Sharpe, Unconscionable Conduct in Australian Consumer and Commercial Contracts provides legal practitioners with a detailed and practical guide through the often murky and confusing law relating to unconscionable advantage-taking by one contracting party over another. Contracts for the supply of goods and services form the basis of our modern free economy. The pervading policy of modern contract law is that parties are free to contract for the supply of goods and services on whatever terms they think fit. This freedom of contract may appear to be curtailed by certain contract law doctrines and consumer protection legislation. This book provides a detailed and up-to-date account of the law including current cases and legislation, as well as explaining how the relevant common law and equitable doctrines fit within contract law and the pervading policy of freedom of contract, and the rationale behind the relevant consumer protection legislation.

Unconscionable 2018

Unconscionable Conduct: The Laws of Australia
Paul Vout (ed) (Thomson Reuters, 3rd edn, 2017)

Publisher: Unconscionable Conduct – The Laws of Australia (3rd Edition) provides in-depth commentary and analysis on the latest judicial consideration and developments in the areas of estoppel, duress, undue influence, misrepresentation, unconscionability, unconscionable dealing and the principles of equitable mistake. ... This work offers a comprehensive examination of unconscionability, bargaining power and detriment under the operation of the Australian Consumer Law in relation to contracts. Now, this Third Edition, includes a new section (35.10) with extended focus on decisions specifically dealing with relief against penalties and forfeiture, and the circumstances in which the remedy applies,...

Unconscionable conduct

Unfair Contract Terms in Australia
Jeannie Paterson (ThomsonReuters 2011)

Publisher: In Unfair Contract Terms in Australia experienced author and senior lecturer Dr Jeannie Paterson explains the operation of the UCTL and considers the implications for standard ‘boilerplate’ terms in consumer contracts. The work also examines the background to the reforms and utilises precedents drawn from similar regimes that have operated in Victoria and the UK.

Unfair 2011

Breach of contract

Carter's Breach of Contract
J W Carter (2nd edn, 2018)

Publisher: Carter’s Breach of Contract provides comprehensive guidance on the proof and consequences of breach, through detailed discussion and analysis of primary sources from the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and other common law jurisdictions. It is the leading text in the Commonwealth on the law of breach of contract, being regularly cited by the courts. 

Carter breach 2018

Remedies

Remedies in Australian Private Law
Katy Barnett and Sirko Harder (Cambridge University Press, 2018)

Publisher: The second edition of Remedies in Australian Private Law offers readers a clear and detailed introduction to remedies and their functions under Australian law. Clearly structured, with a strong black-letter law focus, the text provides a complete treatment of remedies in common law, equity and statute and develops a framework for understanding the principles of private law remedies and their practical application. This edition has been significantly revised and offers up-to-date coverage of case law and legislation, including the Australian Consumer Law. Building on the detailed treatment of remedies and their broad functions across a range of private law categories, the new edition also offers expanded coverage of vindicatory damages, debt, specific restitution and coercive remedies. With its systematic and accessible approach, this text enables students and practitioners to develop a coherent understanding of remedial law, and to analyse legal problems and identify appropriate remedial solutions.

Barnett remedies

Covell & Lupton, Principles of Remedies
W Covell, K Lupton, L Parsons (LexisNexis 7th edn, 2018)

Publisher: Covell & Lupton Principles of Remedies, 7th edition is a time honoured best-selling text that provides concise practical explanations of the key legal remedies in tort, contract, equity, restitution and statute. The seventh edition has been extensively revised and updated with ground breaking developments including social media and domain name remedies, the Cartier remedy, website blocking injunctions and anonymised injunctions.

Covell and Lupton remedies

Money Awards in Contract Law
David Winterson (Hart Publishing, 2015)

Publisher: The quantification of contractual money awards is a topic of both significant theoretical interest and immense practical importance. Recent debates have ranged from the availability of gain-based relief to the basis for principles of remoteness and mitigation. While these and other important issues, such as the recovery of damages for non-pecuniary loss, are touched upon, the book's principal objective is to challenge the conventional interpretation of the principle generally acknowledged to govern this area of the law, which Parke B famously laid down in Robinson v Harman. According to this conventional interpretation, the objective of all money awards given in accordance with the Robinson v Harman principle is simply to 'compensate' the promisee for the 'loss' that can be attributed to the promisor's failure to perform as promised.

After challenging this orthodoxy, Dr Winterton proposes a new understanding of the Robinson v Harman principle, which draws an important distinction between money awards that substitute for the performance promised and money awards that aim to make good certain detrimental factual consequences that can be attributed to a promisor's breach. In exploring the significance of this distinction, the different principles underpinning the quantification and restriction of each kind of award are explored in addition to some important theoretical issues such as the effect that the occurrence of a breach has on the rights generated by contract formation. The book's unifying objective is to outline a coherent picture of the law of contractual money awards. ...

Money awards in contract law

Accounting for Profit for Breach of Contract: Theory and Practice
Katy Barnett, Hart Publishing (2012)

Publisher: This book defends the view that an award of an account of profits (or 'disgorgement damages') for breach of contract will sometimes be justifiable, and fits within the orthodox principles and cases in contract law. However there is some confusion as to when such an award should be made. The moral bases for disgorgement damages are deterrence and punishment, which shape the remedy in important ways. Courts are also concerned with vindication of the claimant's performance interest, and it is pivotal in these cases that the claimant cannot procure a substitute performance via an award of damages or specific relief. The book argues that disgorgement damages should be available in two categories of case: 'second sale' cases, where the defendant breaches his contract with the claimant to make a more profitable contract with a third party; and 'agency problem' cases, where the defendant promises the claimant he will not do a certain thing, and the claimant finds it difficult to supervise the performance. ...

Barnett profit

Remedies for Breach of Contract:
A Comparative Analysis of the Protection of Performance

Solène Rowan (Oxford University Press, 2012) (English law focus)

Publisher: Solene Rowan

  • Presents a clear and comprehensive survey of the English law remedies
  • Challenges the fundamentals of English law in the area of contractual remedies through the comparative study of French law and makes suggestions as to possible reform
  • Analyses key recent developments in both English and French remedies, and addresses the ongoing reform process in European contract law

Rowan remedies

Damages under the Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods
Bruno Zeller (Oxford University Press, 2nd ed, 2009)

Publisher: Dr Bruno Zeller presents a practical and detailed analysis of the methods used to determine and calculate damages under the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) ...

Zeller CISG

Gain-Based Damages: Contract, Tort, Equity and Intellectual Property 
James Edelman (Hart Publishing, 2002) (note: UK focus)

Publisher: On July 27,2000 the House of Lords delivered a decision where, for the first time in English law, it explicitly recognised that damages for civil wrongs can be assessed by reference to a defendant (wrongdoer)'s gain rather than a claimant's loss. The circumstances in which such gain-based damages might be available were left for development incrementally.

This book considers the nature of gain-based damages and explains when they have historically been available and why, and provides a framework for appreciating the operation of such damages awards. The first part of the book justifies the existence of these damages, which focus upon a defendant wrongdoer's gain made as a result of a civil wrong, explaining the nature and need for such a remedy and the scope of civil wrongs. The core thesis of the book is that two different forms of such gain-based damages exist: the first is concerned with restitution of a defendant's gains wrongfully transferred from a claimant; the second is concerned only with stripping profits from the defendant's hands. Once these two gain-based damages awards are separated they can be shown to be based upon different rationales and the basis for their availability can be easily understood.

The second part of the book considers and applies this approach, demonstrating its operation throughout the cases of civil wrongs. The operation of the two forms of gain-based damages is demonstrated in cases in the area of tort (chapter 4), contract (chapter 5), equitable wrongs (chapter 6) and intellectual property wrongs (chapter 7). It is shown that these gain-based damages awards have long been available in these areas and their operation has conformed to clear principle. The difficulty that has obscured the principle is the nomenclature which has hidden the true gain-based nature of many of these damages awards.

Gain-based damages

 

Restitution

Unjust Enrichment
Barker and Grantham (LexisNexis, 2nd edn, 2017)

Publisher: Unjust Enrichment, 2nd edition is the emergence of the law of restitution has had a rapid and significant effect on developments in large portions of the private common law. Unjust Enrichment enables both practitioners and students to gain a full doctrinal and practical understanding of the law of restitution and its place in the wider law of civil obligations. The legal, policy and doctrinal arguments that underpin the law are spread across a disparate and often conflicting body of cases and academic commentary. This unique book combines carefully selected and edited extracts from leading cases and the writings of leading academics to provide a coherent theoretical structure through which the developing law this developing area of law can be studied and understood. The extensive commentary and analysis accompanying the materials both explains and challenges readers in their exploration of the area.

The second edition responds to the considerable judicial activity in the area in the last few years, notably the growing acceptance of both restitutionary claims and the idea of unjust enrichment as a unifying legal concept in Australia. It highlights the significant changes in the way that the High Court, in particular, has sought to re-conceptualise the subject over last decade.

Unjust enrichment

Unjust Enrichment
James Edelman, Elise Bant (Hart Publishing, 2016)

Publisher: Unjust enrichment is one of the least understood of the major branches of private law. This book builds on the 2006 work by the same authors, which examined the developing law of unjust enrichment in Australia. The refinement of the authors' thinking, responding to novel issues and circumstances that have arisen in the maturing case law, has required many chapters of the book to be completely rewritten. The scope of the book is also much broader. It concerns the principles of the law of unjust enrichment in Australia, New Zealand, England and Canada. Major decisions of the highest courts of these jurisdictions in the last decade provide a fertile basis for examining the underlying principles and foundations of this subject. The book uses the leading cases, particularly in England and Australia, to distil and explain the fundamental principles of this branch of private law.

Unjust enrichment 2016

Mason & Carter's Restitution Law in Australia
K Mason, J Carter and GJ Tolhurst (LexisNexis, 3rd edn, 2016)

Publisher: Fifty years ago restitution was a wilderness, an apparent ‘miscellany of disparate categories’ through which litigant, judge and student trudged holding a compass marked ‘implied contract’ at its four points. The landscape of the modern Australian law of restitution, however, is complex. The topic of restitution addressed by the authors includes doctrines responding to different and/or additional policies as well as gain-based remedies appurtenant to wrongs with their juridical source outside unjust enrichment, which is only one of the bases for restitution.

Restitution 2016

Restitution: The Laws of Australia
J Taliadoros and Sharon Erbacher (Thomson Reuters, 2014)

Publisher: The modern law of restitution is a common law doctrine derived from the law of quasi-contract, which aims to prevent or reverse unjust enrichment.

Restitution - The Laws of Australia offers a principles-based, practical guide to this complex and dynamic area of the law. As such, it is essential reading for practitioners and students alike. ...

This material is also published as Title 29 “Restitution” of The Laws of Australia legal encyclopaedia. ...

Restitution 2014

 

Other

Guest on the Law of Assignment
Ying Liew (Thomson Reuters, 2018)

 

Electronic Contracts
S Blount (LexisNexis, 2nd edn, 2015)

 

Commercial contract clauses
Ken Martin, Joshua Thomson, Leigh Warnick (Thomson Reuters, 2nd edn, 2015)

 

For your consideration: Old rules, practical benefit and a new approach to contractual variation
Mark A Giancaspro (PhD thesis, April 2014)

 

The Construction of Commercial Contracts
J W Carter (Hart Publishing 2013)

 

 

The Interpretation of Contracts in Australia
Lord Justice Lewison, David Hughes (ThomsonReuters 2011)

 

The Construction of Contracts: Interpretation, Implication and Rectification
Gerard McMeel (OUP, 2nd edn, 2011)

 

Good Faith in the Performance of Contracts
Peden (LexisNexis, 2003)

 

Good Faith and Fault in Contract Law
Beatson and Friedmann (eds) (Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1995)

 

Essays on Contract
Finn (ed), (Law Book Co, Sydney, 1987)

 

 

Other books

BookshelfQuick Reference Card: Contract Law I
J W Carter (LexisNexis, 2nd edn, 2015)

Quick Reference Card: Contract Law II
J W Carter (LexisNexis, 2011)

 

Book chapters

2018

Enforcement and Effectiveness of Consumer Law in Australia
Gail Pearson, 'Enforcement and Effectiveness of Consumer Law in Australia' in H W Micklitz HW and G Saumier (eds) Enforcement and Effectiveness of Consumer Law (Springer, 2018)

2017

Further Challenges for Australian Consumer Law
Gail Pearson, 'Further Challenges for Australian Consumer Law' in Claudia Lima Marques and Dan Wei (eds) Consumer Law and Socioeconomic Development (Springer, 2017)