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 (PDF)
Edition 5th
Extent 416
ISBN 9781526513854
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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