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Published: 27 March 2008

616 Pages


ISBN: 9780199541393

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Principles of French Law

Second Edition

John Bell, Sophie Boyron, and Simon Whittaker

  • Clear and systematic introduction to the essential features of the major branches of law
  • Presents French legal terms and concepts in ways that are understandable to common lawyers
  • Includes a short introduction to French academic methods and current scholarly trends, providing a route into the major areas of controversy within the French legal system

New to this Edition:

  • Major updates to cover developments in the law of obligations, the Constitution, the new Commercial Code, important legislation on divorce, succession and criminal law, and the impact of the EU and ECHR.