Contract Law in Scotland


4th Edition, August 2016

Contract Law in Scotland provides a comprehensive and coherent 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.

Contents:1 Introduction;2 Creation of voluntary obligations: contract, promise and third party rights;3 Contents, effects and performance;4 Getting out of the contract;5 Breach of contract and self-help remedies;6 Breach of contract and judicial remedies;7 Illegal contracts and judicial control of unfair contract terms.

Contract Law in Scotland is an indispensable text for all students of contract law, and is a practical reference source for legal practitioners.