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Contract law in Scotland

Hector L. MacQueen

Contract law in Scotland

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Published by Tottel Pub. in Haywards Heath, West Sussex .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Contracts -- Scotland.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementHector L. MacQueen, Joe Thomson.
    ContributionsThomson, J. M. 1948-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKDC485 .M328 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxvi, 315 p. ;
    Number of Pages315
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18505133M
    ISBN 109781845921477
    LC Control Number2008271994


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But contract law is complex and intricate, and disputes over contracts have led to a wealth of court cases over the years. Show more This updated third edition gives you a clear and concise introduction to the basics of the law of contract as it pertains to Scotland, from what a contract is to how they are formed, terminated and breached, and from third-party rights to cross-border contracts.

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Professor Joe Thomson of Glasgow, a student text on Contract Law in Scotland.4 Our strong feeling was that this book was, amongst other things, an opportunity to make the Scots law of contract more accessible to those approaching it from a background in other legal systems.

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In Scotland, the contract for the sale and purchase of heritable property is generally contained within an exchange of formal letters between the parties’ solicitors, called “missives”.

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In Chapter 2 of Introductory Scots Law, I discuss termination of contractual agreements. One way in which a contract can come to an end – albeit in rather an abrupt or unexpected manner – will be when the agreement is said to be frustrated.

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The Scots law of contract has often, where no Scottish authority exists, made use of English case law as precedent. However, there are a number of basic elements of Scottish contract law that differ quite distinctly from the English, and where English authorities have been rejected.

MacRoberts LLP is a full-service commercial law firm, working from offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Dundee. The MacRoberts Construction Group is one of the largest in Scotland, with clients including public sector bodies, private developers, contractors, sub-contractors and professionals in all areas of the construction industry.

The first thing to check is what law governs the contract. If it’s Scots law, then Scots law will govern how the contract should be executed.

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The law is contained. Putting this into context, it may be that some claims arising out of the financial crisis are already time barred in Scotland, but may still be actionable in England. Conclusion. Given the differences in general contract law, when faced with a contract that is governed by Scots law, we recommend that you seek specialist Scots law advice.

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.

Scots Law has continued to develop over the years and draw on the characteristics of both traditions, the Law of Contract no exception with the introduction of the Scottish Parliament continuing this legal evolvement. Contract Law is included in the definition of Scottish private law in the Scotland.

The Contract (Third Party Rights) (Scotland) Bill (the Bill) was introduced in the Scottish Parliament on 31 January It proposes codifying and updating the existing common law on third-party rights – i.e.

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Contract law is the body of law that applies to the rights and obligations of the contractual parties under a contract. It governs the relationship, validity and interpretation of an agreement between two or more persons (individuals, companies or other organisations) regarding the sale of goods, the provision of services or exchange of.

Scots law (Scottish Gaelic: Lagh na h-Alba) is the legal system of is a hybrid or mixed legal system containing civil law and common law elements, that traces its roots to a number of different historical sources.

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BASIC PRINCIPLES OF ENGLISH CONTRACT LAW INTRODUCTION This Guide is arranged in the following parts: I Formation of a Contract II Contents of a Contract III The end of a Contract I FORMATION OF A CONTRACT 1. A contract is an agreement giving rise to obligations which are enforced or recognised by law.

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