Commercial Law

Textbooks

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  1. Shipping Law

    5th Edition

    By Simon Baughen

    Shipping Law covers the whole spectrum of English shipping law and is the only student text to address both wet and dry shipping law matters. It takes a structured and integrated approach to the highly specialised rules of shipping, which are placed in their commercial context and related to the...

    Published April 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  2. The Modern Law of Contract

    10th Edition

    By Richard Stone

    The Modern Law of Contract is a clear and logical introductory textbook, written by a leading author and lecturer with over thirty years teaching and examining experience. Offering a carefully tailored overview of all key topics for LLB and GDL courses, this tenth edition has been thoroughly...

    Published February 20th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Beginning Contract Law

    By Nicola Monaghan, Chris Monaghan

    Series: Beginning the Law

    Whether you’re new to higher education, coming to legal study for the first time or just wondering what Contract Law is all about, Beginning Contract Law is the ideal introduction to help you hit the ground running. Starting with the basics and an overview of each topic, it will...

    Published February 28th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Understanding Contract Law

    By Max Young

    Understanding Contract Law offers a clear introduction to the basic concepts of contract law in England. Built around familiar real-world examples that illustrate the concepts, principles and key cases upon which English contract law is structured, Understanding Contract Law is an ideal guide for...

    Published October 6th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Consumer Sales Law

    The Law Relating to Consumer Sales and Financing of Goods, 2nd Edition

    By John Macleod

    Fully updated and revised, this comprehensive and informative textbook provides readers with an overview of current consumer sales law and equips them with a view of how this fast-changing subject has, and will continue to develop through the inclusion of new reform proposals. This book analyzes...

    Published December 6th 2006 by Routledge-Cavendish

  6. Contract Law in Perspective

    5th Edition

    By Linda Mulcahy

    Contract Law in Perspective complements 'black letter' treatments of contract by looking at legal doctrine and statutes in their social, political and economic contexts. It increases students' understanding of the law of contract as well as convinces them why it is so important to us all....

    Published May 14th 2008 by Routledge-Cavendish

  7. Modern Tort Law

    7th Edition

    By V.H. Harpwood

    Modern Tort Law is a comprehensive, accessible and up-to-date introduction to the law of torts. Now in its seventh edition, Vivienne Harpwood’s popular, student-friendly text explains the principles of all aspects of tort law in a lively and thought-provoking manner. The broad coverage of modern...

    Published August 27th 2008 by Routledge-Cavendish

  8. Bourne on Company Law

    6th Edition

    By Nicholas Bourne

    An ideal introductory textbook, Bourne on Company Law offers a succinct overview of the fundamental areas covered in LLB and GDL courses. Clear and easy to follow, the book is presented in short, sub-headed sections for ease of navigation, and is thoroughly cross-referenced to highlight connections...

    Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Unlocking Company Law

    2nd Edition

    By Sue McLaughlin

    Series: Unlocking the Law

    Company law is a vibrant and fast-moving area of the legal system. Unlocking Company Law will ensure that you grasp the main concepts with ease providing you with an essential foundation to company law. The book explains in detailed, yet straightforward, terms: Legal Structures of Business...

    Published February 21st 2013 by Routledge

  10. Unlocking Employment Law

    By Chris Turner

    Series: Unlocking the Law

    For those approaching employment law for the first time, either in the course of an undergraduate or postgraduate elective within a law degree, or as students of business, HRM and allied professions, Unlocking Employment Law will ensure that you grasp the main concepts with ease, providing you with...

    Published May 29th 2013 by Routledge

  11. Discrimination and the Law

    By Malcolm Sargeant

    Discrimination and the Law provides an exploration and evaluation of Discrimination Law, with a primary focus on discrimination in employment. Introducing readers to the concepts of equality and the historical origins of discrimination law, Malcolm Sargeant explores the wider political, social and...

    Published May 15th 2013 by Routledge

  12. Understanding Company Law

    By Alastair Hudson

    Understanding Company Law is a lively treatment of the key principles of the Companies Act 2006 and modern company law. It takes a unique approach to the subject which also encompasses the important and growing fields of securities regulation, corporate governance and corporate social...

    Published August 16th 2011 by Routledge

  13. European Competition

    By F.J.L. Somers, K.E. Davis-Ost, J.E. Frencken, E. Heuten

    Europe is increasingly becoming an everyday reality for many companies, not only for large corporations but small and medium-sized enterprises as well. European Competition offers students an introduction to the field of competition, cooperation and competition policy in the EU. To increase...

    Published March 26th 2012 by Routledge

  14. A Basic Guide to International Business Law

    By Keizer Jan, Weavers Harm

    A Basic Guide to International Business Law is an introduction to those parts of European and international law that are relevant to business. Having read this book, students will come away with a broad understanding of the international rules of law within the EEC, institutional rules of the...

    Published June 30th 2007 by Routledge

  15. Critical Company Law

    By Lorraine Talbot

    Dr Talbot traces the history of the fundamental principles of English company law, including the doctrine of separate corporate personality, director’s duties, minority protection and the doctrine of ultra vires from both a black letter and contextual perspective. Relevant aspects of the Companies...

    Published August 9th 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish

  16. International Trade and Business Law Review: Volume XII

    Edited by Gabriel Moens, Roger Jones

    The International Trade and Business Law Review publishes leading articles, comments and case notes, as well as book reviews dealing with international trade and business law, arbitration law, foreign law and comparative law. It provides the legal and business communities with information,...

    Published March 9th 2009 by Routledge-Cavendish

  17. International Trade and the Protection of the Environment

    By Simon Baughen

    Analyzing globalization and the increasing tension it has caused between the goals of free trade and environmental protection, International Trade and the Protection of the Environment provides a comprehensive and detailed legal analysis, both at the national and international level of what looks...

    Published November 21st 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish

  18. Competition Law and Policy in the EU and UK

    5th Edition

    By Angus MacCulloch, Barry Rodger

    Competition Law and Policy in the EU and UK provides a focused guide to the main provisions and policies at issue in the EU and UK, including topics such as enforcement, abuse of dominance, anti-competitive agreements, cartels, mergers, and market investigations. The book’s contents are tailored...

    To Be Published August 24th 2014 by Routledge

  19. Competition Law and Policy in the EC and UK

    4th Edition

    By Angus MacCulloch, Barry Rodger

    Competition law, at both the EC and UK levels, plays an important and ever-increasing role in regulating the conduct of businesses. Based on the premise that open and fair competition is good for both consumers and businesses, competition law prevents businesses from entering into anti-competitive...

    Published October 14th 2008 by Routledge-Cavendish