Introduction to Business Law by Lucy JonesIntroduction to Business Law by Lucy Jones

Introduction to Business Law

byLucy Jones

Paperback | June 18, 2015

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With its engaging and accessible writing style, Introduction to Business Law introduces students to the key legal areas relevant to the world of business and work. Practical examples and insights from professionals are included throughout the text to ensure understanding, while definitions ofkey terms, diagrams, and case studies support students without a legal background. Covering all the essential topics addressed on business law modules, including a new chapter on intellectual property Law, the text has been reviewed by lecturers and students to ensure the content gives readers the best chance of success in their studies.Online Resouces:The book is accompanied by a comprehensive Online Resource Centre offering a range of resources to support teaching and learning.Student Resources:* 'Striking the right balance' Lucy Jones describes how to get the most out of your textbook* Suggested answers to end-of-chapter questions * Exam tips and advice* Flashcard glossary of key terms* Multiple choice questions with instant feedback* Chapter summary notesLecturer Resources:* Additional assignment questions * Group exercises * PowerPoint slides for each chapter* Research exercises * Test bank of questions for use in class assessments
Lucy Jones is Principal Lecturer at the University of Brighton, UK.
Title:Introduction to Business LawFormat:PaperbackDimensions:712 pagesPublished:June 18, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:019872733X

ISBN - 13:9780198727330


Table of Contents

Part 1 The English Legal System1. The nature of the english legal system2. The court system and alternative dispute resolution3. Sources of lawPart 2 Contract Law4. Offer and acceptance5. Intention and capacity6. Terms7. Vitiating factors8. Discharge of contract and contractual remedies9. Law of agency10. The sale and supply of goodsPart 3 The Law of Tort11. Negligence12. Product liability, defective premises, interference with land and defencesPart 4 Employment Law13. The employment contract and health and safety at work14. Discrimination and dismissalPart 5 The Structure and Management of Business15. Business organisations16. Company law I: formation and financing17. Company law II: company officers and liabilities18. Company law III: winding up and insolvency19. Intellectual property lawPart 6 Study Skills and Revision20. Study skills

Editorial Reviews

"Excellent for students, Jones uses clear vocabulary, up-to-date cases and relevant current affairs to bring the law alive." --Helen Burton, Senior Lecturer, School of Law, University of Portsmouth