MacQueen and Thomson Contract Law in Scotland

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MacQueen and Thomson Contract Law in Scotland

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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?'

This title is included in Bloomsbury Professional's Scottish Law and Scots Law Student online services.

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

Product details

Published 13 Aug 2020
Format Ebook (Epub & Mobi)
Edition 5th
Extent 416
ISBN 9781526513847
Imprint Bloomsbury Professional
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

About the contributors


Hector L MacQueen

Hector L MacQueen is Professor of Private Law and…

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