Essentials of Business Law, 5th UK ed.

By: Ewan MacIntyre
October 2015
Pearson Education
Distributed by Trans-Atlantic Publications Inc.
ISBN: 9781292082707
544 Pages
$65.00 Paper Original



Essentials of Business Law is well regarded for its clear yet succinct exposition of core principles and key cases across the essential legal topics relevant to business students.



Guided tour

Table of cases

Table of statutes

Table of statutory instruments

Table of European legislation

Study skills

  1. The legal system
  2. Making a contract
  3. The terms of the contract
  4. Misrepresentation, mistake, duress and illegality
  5. Discharge of contracts and remedies for breach
  6. Agency
  7. The Sale of Goods Act 1979
  8. The tort of negligence
  9. Nuisance, trespass, defamation and vicarious liability
  10. Companies (1): Characteristics and formation
  11. Companies (2): Management, control and winding up
  12. Partnership, limited liability partnership and choice of legal status
  13. Employment (1): The contract of employment, employment rights and dismissal
  14. Employment (2): Discrimination and health and safety
  15. Regulation of business by the criminal law
  16. Credit transactions and intellectual property rights
  17. The resolution of business disputes