Department: Bachelor of Law
Module Description: This module covers the wilful sources of obligation, i.e. contract and unilateral promise. It is intended to explain and discuss the relevant main topics under both UAE law and English law. It will cover several topics, such as offer & acceptance, consideration & promissory estoppel, the subject-matter of contract, the legitimate causes of contract, privity & third parties, types of contracts, competence of parties & contracts by agents, terms of contract, limitation of liability, termination of contracts, unilateral promise.
The module coordinator will provide students with mandatory texts on UAE Law, prepared purposefully for this particular module.
O’Sullivan & Hilliard, The Law of Contract (10th edn Oxford UP, 2022)
Beatson et al, Anson’s Law of Contract (31st edn Oxford UP, 2020)
T Peel, The Law of Contract (13th edn Thomson, Sweet & Maxwell, 2011)
A Burrows, A Casebook on Contract Law (7th edn Hart, 2020)