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Commercial Law in Scotland

Commercial Law in Scotland
6th Edition
Practice Area:  Commercial Law
ISBN:  9780414078932
Published by:  W. Green
Publication Date:  23 Sep 2020
Subscription Information:  Non-Subscribable Product
Format:  Paperback
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Commercial Law in Scotland, a highly regarded resource now in its 6th edition, is designed to fit perfectly with the way in which commercial and business law is taught in Scottish universities and is the primary student text on the subject. The expert author team, drawing from extensive academic and practical experience, continues to hone the text in line with student needs and developments in the field. 

Key updates for this new edition include: 
  • Expanded treatment of Real Rights in Security and Cautionary Obligations, both topics now having dedicated individual chapters
  • Analysis of extensive new case law in the field of personal insolvency law 
  • Discussion of recent Inner House partnership cases which tackle the repercussions of the Scottish partnership’s separate legal personality 
  • Updates on English case law at Court of Appeal level on the definition of agent, and the agent’s fiduciary duties 
  • Discussion of the first case to consider the consumer’s right to reject goods under the Consumer Rights Act 2015
  • Analysis of prospective legislative changes to take account of the end of the UK’s transition period following its departure from the EU, particularly in the field of E-Commerce 
  • Discussion of the first cases to be decided in Scotland under the Insurance Act 2015. 

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  • Sale and Supply of Goods 
  • E-commerce
  • Consumer Credit 
  • Agency 
  • Partnership 
  • Insurance 
  • Real Rights in Security 
  • Cautionary Obligations 
  • Diligence 
  • Personal Insolvency 
  • Commercial Dispute Resolution 


Laura J Macgregor is Professor of Scots Law, Law School, University of Edinburgh 
Denis J Garrity is an Advocate with Terra Firma Chambers, Edinburgh
Jonathan Hardman is Lecturer in International Commercial Law, Law School, University of Edinburgh and a Solicitor (non-practising)
Alisdair D J MacPherson is Lecturer in Commercial Law, School of Law, University of Aberdeen and a Solicitor (non-practising)
Lorna Richardson is Senior Lecturer in Commercial Law, Law School, University of Edinburgh and a Solicitor (non-practising)


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