Business Law

Business Law

by James Marson, Katy Ferris


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198766285
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 07/31/2018
Pages: 744
Product dimensions: 9.60(w) x 7.50(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

James Marson, Principal Lecturer in Law and Head of Research for Law, Sheffield Hallam University, Katy Ferris, Assistant Professor in Business Law, Nottingham University

Dr James Marson is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and Principal Lecturer in Law. He is Head of Research for Law at Sheffield Hallam University.

Dr Katy Ferris is an Assistant Professor in Business Law at Nottingham University.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Introduction
1. Studying law
Part 2 The English Legal System
2. Law, the constitution, EU membership and human rights
3. Sources of law, statutory interpretation, and the legislative process
4. The court stucture and alternative forms of dispute resolution
Part 3 Contractual Obligations
5. Essential features of a valid contract 1: offer and acceptance
6. Essential features of a valid contract 2: consideration, intention to create legal relations, and certainty of terms
7. Contracts, contractual capacity, mistake, misrepresentation, and duress
8. Contractual terms
9. Statutory regulation of contracts
10. Discharge of contract and remedies for breach
Part 4 Tortious Liability
11. Negligence and nuisance
12. Economic loss, the liability of professional advisors, and psychiatric injury
13. Vicarious liability and statutory duties
Part 5 Company Law
14. Trading structures and forming the business enterprise
15. Corporate administration
16. Maintenance of finance and capital
17. Corporate management
Part 6 Agency Law
18. Agency
Part 7 Employment
19. Employment status and the terms forming the contract
20. Dimissal at common law; redundancy and the transfer of undertakings
21. Unfair dismissal and constructive dismissal
22. Equality in the workplace and parental rights
23. Regulation of the conditions of employment
Part 8 Intellectual Property
24. Intellectual property

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