Contract Law in Scotland

By: Hector MacQueen and Joe Thomson
ISBN: 9781784513160

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About Contract Law in Scotland

Contract Law in Scotland provides a comprehensive and coherent introduction to the principles of the Scots law of contract and provides the reader with a clear analysis of this difficult area of the law. This practical text: Illustrates the different types of contractual situations and examines the formation, performance and enforcement of contracts; Includes examples of typical contract clauses and treats remedies in detail; Is set in a comparative context... Read more

About Contract Law in Scotland

Contract Law in Scotland provides a comprehensive and coherent introduction to the principles of the Scots law of contract and provides the reader with a clear analysis of this difficult area of the law.

This practical text:
Illustrates the different types of contractual situations and examines the formation, performance and enforcement of contracts;
Includes examples of typical contract clauses and treats remedies in detail;
Is set in a comparative context and discusses the problems of cross-border and international contracts;
Explains the underlying principles of contract law;
Is written in a clear, well structured style and uses diagrams to illustrate complex situations.

Contract Law in Scotland is an indispensable text for all students of contract law, and is a practical reference source for legal practitioners.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction
2 Creation of Voluntary Obligations: Contract, Promise and Third Party Rights
3 Contents, Effects and Performance
4 Getting Out of the Contract
5 Breach of Contract and Self-Help Remedies
6 Breach of Contract and Judicial Remedies
7 Illegal Contracts and Judicial Control of Unfair Contract Terms

Publishing Details

Publication Date: 25 August 2016
ISBN: 9781784513160
Binding: Paperback
Edition: 4
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