Contract Law in Malaysia: A Comprehensive Guide (2nd Edition)

The field of contract law in Malaysia has undergone significant changes in recent years, with the introduction of new legislation and court decisions that have clarified and expanded legal principles. To stay up to date on these developments, legal practitioners and students need a reliable and comprehensive resource that covers all aspects of the law of contracts in Malaysia.

Thankfully, the second edition of “Contract Law in Malaysia: A Comprehensive Guide” is now available. Written by experienced legal experts and edited by a leading copy editor with SEO experience, this book provides readers with a detailed and insightful analysis of contract law principles, case law, and statutory provisions in Malaysia.

The book is divided into eight chapters, each of which covers a specific aspect of contract law in Malaysia. These include the formation of contracts, the principles of offer and acceptance, consideration, capacity to contract, contractual terms, the performance and discharge of contracts, breach of contract, and remedies for breach.

Each chapter provides a detailed and clear explanation of the relevant legal principles, illustrated by relevant case law examples. This approach ensures that readers have a thorough understanding of the law and how it is applied in practice.

One of the key strengths of this book is its focus on recent developments in contract law in Malaysia. For example, the authors discuss the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on contract law, including the legal implications of force majeure clauses and frustration of contracts.

The authors also provide an analysis of the impact of recent court decisions, such as the landmark decision in Karyawati v Sunway Mas Sdn Bhd, which clarified the law on liquidated damages clauses.

Overall, “Contract Law in Malaysia: A Comprehensive Guide” is an essential resource for anyone studying or practicing contract law in Malaysia. The clear and concise explanations of legal principles, combined with up-to-date coverage of recent developments, make this book an invaluable reference tool for students, lawyers, and legal professionals alike.