This book provides a straightforward, readable and comprehensive account of all the main areas of the law of contract. It is ideal for those studying for an LLB or the CPE. The coverage of sale of goods and agency means that it will also be suitable for students studying contract as part of business studies or accountancy courses. The fourth edition continues the approach of providing particularly clear guidance on those areas which the student tends to find difficult, such as consideration, promissory estoppel, exclusion clauses and mistake. In addition, it contains extended coverage of the problems of contracting via the Internet, and deals with all the recent developments in case law and statute. These include the decision in Royal Bank of Scotland v Ettridge and subsequent further cases on undue influence, such as Bank of Cyprus v Markou; Edmonds v Lawson on pupillage contracts; Stevenson v Rogers on contracting 'in the course of business'; the major change in the law of privity resulting from the Contract--Rights of Third Parties, Act 1999; and the continuing development of consumer law in the Unfair Terms in Consumer Contract Regulations 1999.