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LS 1509

Course Co-ordinator: Mr S C Styles

Pre-requisite(s): None

This course is compulsory for the LLB. The course deals with the Scots law of contract. Topics covered are: the concept of contractual obligation; formation of contracts; contract formalities; capacity to contract; the effect of fraud; error and misrepresentation; types of contract term; construction of contracts; statutory control of contract terms; title to sue; problems in performance; breach of contract; extinction of contractual obligations.

A total of 30 lectures with either two or three lectures per week as appropriate, and 3 tutorials.

1st Attempt: 1 two-hour examination (75%) and objective test (25%).

Resit: 1 two-hour examination (75%) and objective test (25% carried forward).