MacQueen and Thomson on Contract Law in Scotland

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MacQueen and Thomson on Contract Law in Scotland

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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 Sixth Edition is updated throughout and includes:

- A rewrite of content on illegality providing the most important recent examples of specific instances of illegal contracts by statute or at common law
- A rewrite of content on assignation in the light of Part 1 of the Moveable Transactions (Scotland) Bill/Act
- The impact of the Covid pandemic on the law of contracts

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 15 Aug 2024
Format Ebook (Epub & Mobi)
Edition 6th
Extent 416
ISBN 9781526528957
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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