Law For Business Students

Law For Business Students

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Alix Adams Law for Business Students is popular for explaining the law in a jargon-free, engaging style and exploring the law firmly within the business world in which it operates using real life examples.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 680 pages
  • 186 x 248 x 26mm | 1,084g
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • 9th New edition
  • 1292088931
  • 9781292088938
  • 648,221

Table of contents

Part 1: Introduction: getting started

1 Study skills

2 The nature of law

3 How the law is made

4 Resolving legal disputes

Part 2: Law of contract, agency and sale of goods

5 The law of contract: offer and acceptance

6 The law of contract: consideration, intention and privity

7 The terms of the contract at Common Law

8 Statutory Terms in contracts for sale of goods and services

9 Defects in the contract: misrepresentation, mistake, duress and undue influence

10 More defects: illegality and incapacity

11 Discharge of the contract and remedies for breach

12 The law of agency
Part 3: The law of tort

13 Tort liability for defective goods

14 Tort liability for defective services

15 Tort liability for premises

Part 4: Elements of employment law

16 Rights at work: the contract of employment and health and safety at work

17 Rights at work: protection against discrimination

18 Rights at work: protection against dismissal and redundancy

Part 5: Introduction to company law

19 Business organisation

20 Forming a registered company

21 Running the company: raising and maintaining capital

22 Daily management of the company: functions of directors, secretary and auditors

23 Company meetings and shareholder participation

Part 6: General principles of intellectual property law

24 Statutory intellectual property protection: copyright, designs, patents
and trade marks

25 Common law protection of intellectual property: passing off, malicious falsehood and breach of confidence

Appendix 1: Additional resources

Appendix 2: Worth thinking about? and quiz solutions

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About Alix Adams

Alix Adams has over 30 years' experience of teaching law from GCSE to degree and postgraduate level and is a barrister.
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