About the series: The bestselling Elliott and Quinn series of law textbooks include reliable and concise texts on Criminal Law, Contract Law, Tort Law and English Legal System. The authors draw on their extensive experience to bring an unbeatable combination of authority, readability and clarity to this series of student friendly texts. Written in a lively and engaging style, each book: -explains the relevant law logically and clearly. -helps students to succeed in assessments and improve their legal skills. -looks at the ...
About the series: The bestselling Elliott and Quinn series of law textbooks include reliable and concise texts on Criminal Law, Contract Law, Tort Law and English Legal System. The authors draw on their extensive experience to bring an unbeatable combination of authority, readability and clarity to this series of student friendly texts. Written in a lively and engaging style, each book: -explains the relevant law logically and clearly. -helps students to succeed in assessments and improve their legal skills. -looks at the context of law-making and its future direction. "Provides the ideal introduction to Contract Law" Review of previous edition - Student Law Journal, February 2006 It is often essential for students on commercial and law courses to have a clear understanding of contract law, yet the new student can find the subject difficult to grasp. This book clarifies the essential concepts behind the law, making it easier for students to understand and apply the legal rules. Each chapter also includes discussion of problems with the current law, helping the student to develop a critical and analytical approach. The book also considers the forces affecting contract law today, such as the increase of e-commerce and the growing impact of Europe, and how the law may need to reform to meet modern needs. Now in its sixth edition, Contract Law explores some of the recent developments in the subject, such as: * The legal status of pre-nuptial agreements * Discussion of the growing impact of Europe upon contract law * Examination of the recently issued Law Commission Report, Unfair Terms in Contracts (2005) * The House of Lords' decision of Jacksonv Royal Bank of Scotland (2005) on contractual remedies About the authors Catherine Elliott is a qualified Barrister and Senior Lecturer in Law at City University. She has extensive experience of teaching law. Frances Quinn is an award-winning journalist, with a particular interest and experience in law. ... This text is supported by a companion website: For students: regular case and legislation updates, web-links, interactive self-test questions, key term flashcards and a glossary. For lecturers: a testbank of a multiple choice questions which can be used to asses students' progress. Case Navigator powered by LexisNexis Visit ... for unique online support that helps improve case reading and analysis skills in Contract Law. The LexisNexis element of Case Navigator is only available to those who currently subscribe to LexisNexis Butterworths services. The Publishers are endeavouring to make Case Navigator available from early Summer 2007.
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