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The Law on Contracts

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Format : eBook
No of Pages : 328
Country :Philippines
Published Date :2016
Compatible with : Desktop iOS Android
 

Book Description

This book offers a comprehensive discussion on Philippine contract law and jurisprudence written in a concise and readable format. It avoids the fragmented and disorganized ‘article-by-article’ method of most Philippine civil law commentaries by using a seamless thematic approach founded on a logical organization of legal rules and principles. It clarifies the legal analysis of cases by excluding information irrelevant to the principles discussed. It makes the law less intimidating by avoiding unnecessary legalese and opts for a more straightforward explanation that law students, practitioners, bar reviewees and businessmen will appreciate. 
Key Features
• This is a comprehensive discussion on Philippine contract law and jurisprudence written in a concise and readable format.
• It uses a seamless thematic approach founded on a logical organization of legal rules and principles rather than the fragmented “article-by-article” format of other books
• It gives a straightforward explanation that law students, practitioners, bar reviewees and businessmen will appreciate.

 

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Table of Contents


Chapter 1 General Provisions
Chapter 2 Essential Requisites
Chapter 3 Forming the Contract
Chapter 4 Interpretation of Contracts
Chapter 5 Rescissible Contracts
Chapter 6 Voidable Contracts
Chapter 7 Unenforceable Contracts
Chapter 8 Void or Inexistent Contracts
Chapter 9 Quasi-Contracts


About the Author(s)


Professor Casis graduated as an honor student from the University of the Philippines College of Law (UP Law) in 2001 and received his LL.M from Columbia University in 2010, specializing in International Law, Climate Change Law and Environmental Law. He has been teaching at UP Law since 2005 and became a full-time faculty member since 2008. Prior to joining the full-time faculty Professor Casis was an associate in the Manila office of Baker & McKenzie and was engaged in the corporate law practice for six years for high profile clients. His practice generally revolved around mergers and acquisitions, foreign investment structuring, real estate and property transactions and corporate governance and compliance. Professor Casis has recently published four law treatises on Agency, Partnership, Damages and Torts.