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Hudson: The Law of Finance
Hudson: The Law of Finance enables students and professionals to understand the subject by going through the principles of the law and how it is applied in practice. It analyses the key principles of the EU financial services directives, the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 and the FSA Handbook; and explains the key concepts relating to contracts, fiduciary duties and tort, as they apply to finance.
Megarry’s Manual of the Law of Real Property
A classic and leading textbook on the law of real property, Megarry’s Manual of the Law of Real Property gives a succinct account of all the major topics commonly taught on land law modules. The new edition provides a comprehensive statement of the fundamental principles of the law of real property to aid learning. This classic textbook is recommended for students wanting to learn more about this area of the law.
Dennis: The Law of Evidence
Providing analysis of the law of evidence, Dennis: The Law of Evidence places the subject within its theoretical context, offering an integrated approach to evidence. It goes beyond other textbooks to explain the intricacies of the law of evidence whilst remaining easily understandable; and takes account of evidence theory, psychological research on information processing, socio-legal work on police investigations, and jury research projects.
Understanding Contract Law
Understanding Contract Law presents a succinct overview of contract law. Offering a unique analysis of contract doctrine the text looks at how the contract rulebook emerged, and explains how the rulebook reflects a range of underlying tensions. It covers all key case law and statutory developments, and sets a distinctive manifesto for legal education that focusses on understanding rather than passive learning.
Cretney’s Principles of Family Law
As the leading textbook on this subject for the last 30 years, Cretney’s Principles of Family Law provides legal principles combined with authoritative discussion of policy, practice issues and relevant empirical research. It also discusses key policy developments, and updates on the latest legislative developments including Domestic Violence, Crimes and Victims Act 2004, Children Act 2004 and the Forced Marriage (Civil Protection) Act 2007.
English Legal System – The Fundamentals
English Legal System explains the intricacies of the law in a simple way, using diagrams, charts and grids to help students grasp complex legal principles with ease. It facilitates learning with bite-size chunks of text, and enables students to self-test so that they are confident in their knowledge before moving onto the next chapter. It also includes a helpful section on how to find, read and analyse legislation and cases.
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