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Law for business students

Law for business students

Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland > England and Wales > KD661

Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Alix Adams
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Harlow, England ; New York : Pearson Longman, 2008
  • Material: Internet resource
  • Type: Book, Internet Resource
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/law-for-business-students/ (Stable identifier)

Short Description

Xl, 566 pages : color ILlustrations ; 25 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Law for business students is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Pearson Longman
  • Responsable Person: Alix Adams.
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 42 editions
  • First edition Date: 1996
  • Last edition Date: 2016
  • General Notes: Includes index.
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD661
  • Dewey Code: 346.4207
  • ISBN: 9781405858885 1405858885
  • OCLC: 192042338

Main Contents

Getting started: an introduction to studying law
How the law is made
Resolving legal disputes
The law of contract: offer and acceptance
The law of contract: consideration, intention and privity
The terms of the contract
Defects in the contract: misrepresentation, mistake, duress and undue influence
More defects: ILlegality and incapacity
Discharge of the contract and remedies for breach
The law of agency
Sale of goods: the contract and its terms
Sale of goods: transfer of ownership, performance and remedies for 13 tort liability for defective goods
Tort liability for defective services
Tort liability for premises
Rights at work: the contract of employment and health and safety at work 17 rights at work: protection against discrimination
Rights at work: protection against dismissal and redundancy
Business organisation
Forming a registered company
Running the company: raising and maintaining capital
Daily management of the company: functions of directors, secretary and auditors
Company meetings and shareholder participation
Statutory intellectual property protection: copyright, designs, patents and trade marks
Common law protection of intellectual property: passing off, malicious
Falsehood and breach of confidence
Study skills, and revision and examination hints.

Table of Contents

Contents
Preface 00 Table of cases 00
Table of statutes 00
Table of statutory instruments 00
Guided tour 00
Part 1: Introduction 00
1 Getting started: an introduction to studying law 00
Introduction 00
What is law? 00
The characteristics of English law 00
Why do we need law? 00
The differences between criminal and civil law 00
Changing the law 00
Essential legal terms 00
Introductory study tips 00
Chapter summary 00
Key terms 00
Quiz 1 00
2 How the law is made 00
Introduction 00
European law 00
Parliament 00
The courts 00
The Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA 1998) 00
Chapter summary 00
Key terms 00
Quiz 2 00
Take a closer look 00
Web activity 00
Assignment 1 00
3 Resolving legal disputes 00
Introduction 00
The court system 00
Bringing a case in the civil courts 00
The Woolf reforms 1999 00
Settlement out of court 00
Payment into court and offers to settle 00
Civil litigation procedures 00
The trial of the case 00
Executing the judgment 00
Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) 00
The tribunal system 00
Chapter summary 00
Key terms 00
Quiz 3 00
Web activity 00
Assignment 2 00
Part 2: Law of Contract, Agency and Sale of Goods 00
4 The law of contract: offer and acceptance 00
Introduction 00
The essentials of a binding contract 00
The offer 00
The acceptance 00
Chapter summary 00
Key terms 00
Quiz 4 00
Take a closer look 00
Web activity 00
Assignment 3 00
5 The law of contract: consideration, intention and privity
Introduction 00
Consideration 00
Intention to create legal relations 00
Privity of contract 00
Chapter summary 00
Key terms 00
Quiz 5 00
Take a closer look 00
Web activity 00
Assignment 4 00
6 The terms of the contract
Introduction 00
Express and implied terms 00
The relative importance of contractual terms 00
Limitation and exclusion of liability 00
Chapter summary 00
Key terms 00
Quiz 6 00
Take a closer look 00
Web activity 00
Assignment 5 00
7 Defects in the contract: misrepresentation, mistake, duress and undue influence
Introduction 00
Misrepresentation 00
Mistake 00
Duress and undue influence 00
Chapter summary 00
Key terms 00
Quiz 7 00
Take a closer look 00
Web activity 00
Assignment 6 00
8 More defects: ILlegality and incapacity 00
Introduction 00
Illegality 00
Contractual incapacity 00
Chapter summary 00
Key terms 00
Quiz 8 00
Take a closer look 00
Web activity 00
Assignment 7 00
9 Discharge of the contract and remedies for breach
Introduction 00
Discharge of contracts 00
Remedies for breach of contract 00
Chapter summary 00
Key terms 00
Quiz 9 00
Take a closer look 00
Web activity 00
Assignment 8 00
10 The law of agency
Introduction 00
The creation of agency 00
The rights and duties of the agent 00
The rights and duties of the principal 00
Termination of agency 00
Some common types of specialist agents 00
Chapter summary 00
Key terms 00
Quiz 10 00
Take a closer look 00
Web activity 00
Assignment 9 00
11 Sale of goods: the contract and its terms
Introduction 00
The sale of goods contract 00
The terms implied by the Sale of Goods Act 1979 00
Implied conditions in other Acts 00
Chapter summary 00
Key terms 00
Quiz 11 00
Take a closer look 00
Web activity 00
Assignment 10
12 Sale of goods: transfer of ownership, performance and remedies
for breach of contract 00
Introduction 00
The statutory rules governing transfer of title from seller to buyer 00
Transfer of title by non-owner 00
The passage of risk 00
Performance of the contract 00
Remedies for breach of the sale of goods contract 00
Chapter summary 00
Key terms 00
Quiz 12 00
Take a closer look 00
Web activity 00
Assignment 11 00
Part 3: The Law of Tort 00
13 Tort liability for defective goods 00
Introduction 00
Negligence liability 00
The Consumer Protection Act 1987 (Part I) 00
Chapter summary 00
Key terms 00
Quiz 13 00
Take a closer look 00
Web activity 00
Assignment 12 00
14 Tort liability for defective services 00
Introduction 00
Problematic duty situations 00
Breach of duty 00
Proving consequent damage 00
Chapter summary 00
Key terms 00
Quiz 14 00
Take a closer look 00
Web activity 00
Assignment 13 00
15 Tort liability for premises 00
Introduction 00
The occupier's liability to people on the premises 00
Duties of an occupier to people outside the premises 00
Defences in tort 00
Vicarious liability 00
Chapter summary 00
Key terms 00
Quiz 15 00
Take a closer look 00
Web activity 00
Assignment 14 00
Part 4: Elements of Employment Law 00
16 Rights at work: the contract of employment and health and safety at work 00
Introduction 00
The employment contract: a contract of service 00
The law of tort: employers' civil liability for industrial injuries 00
Criminal law regulation of safety in the workplace 00
Chapter summary 00
Key terms 00
Quiz 16 00
Take a closer look 00
Web activity 00
Assignment 15 00
17 Rights at work: protection against discrimination 00
Introduction 00
The Equal Pay Act 1970 00
The Sex Discrimination Act 1975 00
The Race Relations Act 1976 00
The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 00
Sexual orientation 00
Religion or belief 00
Age discrimination 00
Enforcing anti-discrimination legislation 00
The Commission for Equality and Human Rights 00
Chapter summary 00
Key terms 00
Quiz 17 00
Take a closer look 00
Web activity 00
Assignment 16 00
18 Rights at work: protection against dismissal and redundancy 00
Introduction 00
Wrongful dismissal 00
Unfair dismissal 00
Redundancy 00
Transfer of undertakings 00
Chapter summary 00
Key terms 00
Quiz 18 00
Take a closer look 00
Web activity 00
Assignment 17 00
Part 5: Introduction to Company Law 00
19 Business organisation 00
Introduction 00
Legal personality, incorporation and limited liability 00
The sole trader 00
The partnership 00
The registered company 00
The impact of the Human Rights Act 1998 on business organisations 00
In conclusion 00
Chapter summary 00
Key terms 00
Quiz 19 00
Take a closer look 00
Web activity 00
Assignment 18 00
20 Forming a registered company 00
Introduction 00
Promoting the company 00
Forming the company 00
Buying a company 'off the shelf' 00
Chapter summary 00
Key terms 00
Quiz 20 00
Take a closer look 00
Web activity 00
Assignment 19
21 Running the company: raising and maintaining capital 00
Introduction 00
Share capital 00
Loan capital 00
Chapter summary 00
Key terms 00
Quiz 21 00
Web activity 00
Assignment 20 00
22 Daily management of the company: functions of directors,
secretary and auditors 00
Introduction 00
The directors 00
The company secretary 00
The auditors of the company 00
Insider dealing 00
Chapter summary 00
Key terms 00
Quiz 22 00
Take a closer look 00
Web activity 00
Assignment 21 00
23 Company meetings and shareholder participation 00
Introduction 00
General meetings 00
Protecting the rights of minority shareholders 00
Chapter summary 00
Key terms 00
Quiz 23 00
Web activity 00
Assignment 22 00
Part 6: General Principles of Intellectual Property Law 00
24 Statutory intellectual property protection: copyright, designs,
patents and trade marks 00
Introduction 00
Statutory regulation of intellectual property 00
The impact of EC law and international treaties on intellectual property rights 00
Chapter summary 00
Key terms 00
Quiz 24 00
Take a closer look 00
Web activity 00
Assignment 23 00
25 Common law protection of intellectual property: passing off, malicious
falsehood and breach of confidence 00
Introduction 00
Passing off 00
Malicious falsehood 00
Breach of confidence 00
Remedies for passing off, malicious falsehood and breach of confidence 00
Chapter summary 00
Key terms 00
Quiz 25 00
Take a closer look 00
Web activity 00
Assignment 24 00

Part 7: Study Skills 00
26 Study skills, and revision and examination hints 00
Introduction 00
Beginning to study 00
Writing law assignments 00
Revision and examination technique 00
Appendix 1 00
Appendix 2 00
Index 00

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