Essentials of Business Law, 6th edition

Series
Pearson
Author
Ewan MacIntyre  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
6
Language
English
Total pages
544
Pub.-date
April 2018
ISBN13
9781292147215
ISBN
1292147210
Related Titles



Description

 

Essentials of Business Law is well regarded for its clear yet succinct exposition of core principles and key cases across the essential legal topics relevant to business students. This new edition has been significantly updated and deals fully and comprehensively with the Consumer Rights Act 2015.

Features

Key features of this edition:

  • A study skills section at the start of the book provides guidance on how to effectively apply practical legal knowledge in exams and coursework.

  • Full-colour diagrams and flowcharts aid comprehension of legal structures and processes.

  • Case summaries highlight the key cases and legal principles you need to learn.

  • 'Essential points' at the end of each chapter help you identify and focus on key information.

  • Practice questions and tasks allow you to test your knowledge and practice what you've learned.

  • A glossary of legal terms clarifies the meaning of unfamiliar words and phrases. 

 

New to this Edition

This new edition has been significantly updated and deals fully and comprehensively with the Consumer Rights Act 2015.

Table of Contents

Preface

Table of cases

Table of statutes

Table of statutory instruments

Table of European legislation

 

Study skills

  1. The legal system

  2. Making a contract

  3. The terms of the contract

  4. Misrepresentation, mistake, duress and illegality

  5. Discharge of contracts and remedies for breach

  6. Agency

  7. The Sale of Goods Act 1979

  8. The tort of negligence

  9. Nuisance, trespass, defamation and vicarious liability

  10. Companies (1): Characteristics and formation

  11. Companies (2): Management, control and winding up

  12. Partnership, limited liability partnership and choice of legal status

  13. Employment (1): The contract of employment, employment rights and dismissal

  14. Employment (2): Discrimination and health and safety

  15. Regulation of business by the criminal law

  16. Credit transactions and intellectual property rights

  17. The resolution of business disputes

Glossary

Index


Back Cover

'This text explains and illustrates the law in a very accessible way. Its expanded study skills section is particularly welcome, and borne from evident experience in helping students navigate their legal studies effectively.'

Sue Tarrant, Kent Business Law, University of Kent
 

Essentials of Business Law is well regarded for its clear yet succinct exposition of core principles and key cases across the essential legal topics relevant to business students. This new edition has been significantly updated and deals fully and comprehensively with the Consumer Rights Act 2015.

 

Key features of this edition:

  • A study skills section at the start of the book provides guidance on how to effectively apply practical legal knowledge in exams and coursework.

  • Full-colour diagrams and flowcharts aid comprehension of legal structures and processes.

  • Case summaries highlight the key cases and legal principles you need to learn.

  • 'Essential points' at the end of each chapter help you identify and focus on key information.

  • Practice questions and tasks allow you to test your knowledge and practice what you've learned.

  • A glossary of legal terms clarifies the meaning of unfamiliar words and phrases. 

 

Ewan MacIntyre has recently retired after 25 years as a Senior Lecturer in Law at Nottingham Law School and has extensive experience in teaching business law. He is also the author of the successful textbook, Business Law (Pearson).

Author

Ewan MacIntyre has recently retired after 25 years as a Senior Lecturer in Law at Nottingham Law School and has extensive experience in teaching business law. He is also the author of the successful textbook, Business Law (Pearson).