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Published: 29 August 2019

640 Pages


ISBN: 9780198824886

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Introduction to Business Law

Fifth Edition

Lucy Jones

  • An engaging and accessible guide to the subject, introducing readers to the various legal areas relevant to running a business, including torts, contract law, employment law, and company law
  • The most visual textbook available in this subject area, providing over 90 diagrams in full colour to illustrate complex processes and procedures
  • A chapter on study skills and exam technique guides students on how to use cases and statutes and exemplifies how to approach legal exam questions and produce an effective answer
  • End-of-chapter questions allow students to apply their knowledge and practise answering both essay and problem questions; answer guidance is hosted online
  • End-of-chapter glossaries present clear definitions of key legal terms - ideal for readers without a background in legal studies
  • Business insight boxes provide a real-world focus, discussing topical situations and media coverage relevant to business law
  • Viewpoint boxes include discussion and advice from former business students and professionals, distilling how the law impacts upon all aspects of business decisions
  • An accompanying website features helpful exam advice and revisions aids such as multiple choice questions with instant feedback

New to this Edition:

  • Coverage of recent contract law cases relating to consideration, mistake and implied contractual terms
  • Discussion of European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018, European Union Law and jurisdiction of the Court of Justice of the EU in the light of the UK's exit from the EU
  • Consideration of Supreme Court cases in relation to duty of care and liability in negligence in the Law of Torts
  • Coverage of new Employment law cases including discussion of the recent Supreme Court's decisions in relating to worker status and discrimination

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