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Scots Law for Students

An Introduction

Edited by Dale McFadzean

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Your essential companion to your Scots law degree

This is a tailor-made text for students undertaking the Cert/Dip HE Law, HNC in Law or the BA in Law. It is also a suitable course text for law elements of the Cert/Dip HE Accounting and the BA in Accounting. Each chapter includes a useful summary section to help students identify, understand and remember key elements.


Table of Cases
Table of Statutes
Table of Statutory Instruments
Table of European and International Legislation
1. Sources of Scots Law
2. Scottish Legal System
3. Delict
4. Contract
5. Agency
6. Family Law
7. Succession Law
8. Constitutional Law
9. Administrative Law
10. Criminal Law
11. Consumer Law
12. Property Law
13. Employment Law
14. Corporate Law

About the Author

Dale McFadzean is Lecturer in Law at the University of the West of Scotland. His areas of expertise include constitutional law, administrative law and legal education in general. Dale is a a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, a Director of the Scottish Universities Law Institute, and a board member of the Juridical Review. He is the author of a number of successful legal textbooks, including Scottish Administrative Law Essentials (2006), Public Law Essentials (2007), Scots Law for Students: An Introduction (2007), An Introduction to Law and Legal Obligations, 2nd edition (2009) and Legal Method Essentials (2010). He is a contributor to the Stair Memorial Encyclopaedia.

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