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.
Contract Law in Scotland is an indispensable text for all students of contract law, and is a practical reference source for legal practitioners.
Hector MacQueen is Professor of Private Law and Deputy Head of the College of Humanities and Social Science at the University of Edinburgh and Joe Thomson is a Scottish Law Commissioner and Visiting Professor at Glasgow Caledonian University.
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