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
  • 191 x 244 x 27mm | 1,084g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • 9th New edition
  • 1292088931
  • 9781292088938
  • 399,307

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 services9 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 Index
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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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