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 (PDF)
Edition 6th
Extent 416
ISBN 9781526528964
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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