Contract Law Essentials (3ed)
The law of contract forms the basis of our civil society.
Without the law of contract we could not buy food, clothing or a place to live, nor could we book holidays, run a business or manage a football club. But contract law is complex and intricate, and disputes over contracts have led to a wealth of court cases over the years.
This updated third edition gives you a clear and concise introduction to the basics of the law of contract as it pertains to Scotland, from what a contract is to how they are formed, terminated and breached, and from third-party rights to cross-border contracts.
- Updated statutes and cases to reflect changes the changes in legislation and case law since the second edition
- Describes the aspects of contract law specific to Scotland
- Summary sections of essential facts help you to revise the key points quickly
- Summary sections of essential cases show statutes in practice and the evolution of case law
- Learn the legalese: includes a glossary of key words and phrases uses throughout the book
- Gives an overview, rather than following a traditional layout, helping you to build the ‘whole picture’: contract law is intricate and complex and students often struggle to see how it all fits together
|Publisher:||Edinburgh University Press|