McKendrick provides an excellent, readable guide to contract law for those embarking on a first degree or conversion course in law. The book contains all the key information as well as more complex issues to serve as a valuable course companion, but equally to aid revision in preparation for exams. This edition includes the following key updates in case law: Proprietary Estoppel: Yeoman's Row Management Ltd v Cobbe  UKHL 55 Frustration: Edwinton Commercial Corporation, Global Tradeways Limited v Tsavliris Russ (Worldwide Salvage& Towage) Ltd (The 'Sea Angel')  EWCA Civ 547, CTI Group Inc v Transclear SA  EWCA Civ 856 Remoteness Of Damage: Transfield Shipping Inc v Mercator Shipping Inc  UKHL 48;  3 WLR 345 Date Of Assessment Of Contractual Damages: Golden Strait Corporation v Nippon Yusen Kubishika Kaisha  UKHL 12; 2 WLR 691 Damages And Account Of Profits: WWF-World Wide Fund for Nature v. World Wrestling Federation Entertainment Inc.  EWCA 286
EWAN MCKENDRICK is Herbert Smith Professor of English Private Law at the University of Oxford, UK, where he is also a Pro-Vice-Chancellor and 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.