The Palgrave Macmillan Law Masters series is a long-running and successful list of titles offering clear, concise and authoritative guides to the main subject areas, written by experienced and respected authors. This best-selling, classic text provides a clear and straightforward account of the basic rules of contract law, while also introducing current debates about the nature, scope and functions of the law and discussing wider controversies surrounding the basic doctrines. Praised time and again by both lecturers and students, Contract Law is compact yet comprehensive, well-written, well-structured, stimulating and engaging. This new tenth edition has been fully revised and updated to reflect recent changes in the law. It is essential reading for all students taking undergraduate and GDL/CPE courses in contract law. Ewan McKendrick is Registrar and Professor of English Private Law in the University of Oxford, where he is also a Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall. He is the author of a number of key works on contract law and commercial law, and is an editor of Chitty on Contracts. He is also a barrister in practice with a leading set of commercial chambers in London.