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MacQueen and Thomson Contract Law in Scotland

By: Hector L MacQueen
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Published: 13-08-2020
Format: Paperback
Edition: 5th
Extent: 480
ISBN: 9781526513830
Imprint: Bloomsbury Professional
Dimensions: 216 x 138 mm
RRP: £45.00
Online price : £36.00
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About MacQueen and Thomson Contract Law in Scotland

Provides a comprehensive 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.

The fifth edition covers key Supreme Court cases including Cavendish Square Holding BV v Tala El Makdessi and ParkingEye Limited v Beavis regarding penalty clauses. It also includes a new chapter on capacity to make a contract ie 'Who can make a Contract?'

Table Of Contents

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

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