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Contract Law

General Sites:
Contract Law Information Network - Aus

European and International:

Commission on European Contract Law
The Common Core of European Private Law
International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT)
Principles of European Contract Law - CECL
Principles of European Contract Law - Lex Mercatoria
Resolutions of the European Parliament on the Codification of Private Law

Specific Areas:
Stewart Dunn's law of damages page (contract and tort/delict) This site contains articles and an extract from the author's book, "The Law of Damages"

Ius Quaesitum Tertio:
Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 - Not Scotland
LC Report No. 242 - Contracts for the Benefit of Third Parties
The above two references are of interest in considering the future development of the law of jus quaesitum tertio in Scotland.

Pacta Illicita:
LC Report No. 154 - Effect of Illegality on Contract and Trusts
Summary of the above Consultation Paper No. 154
Please note, only the sections dealing with the law of contract are relevant here.

Unfair Contract Terms:
European Database on Case Law about Unfair Contractual Terms
OFT Guidance and Action under the UTCCR 94 and 99

Limited Liability Partnerships - DTI

Guides to the Law:
Contract Honours Edinburgh Uni 1999 - 2000
Contract and Negotiable Instruments - E&W
Contract Notes SPPA - E&W
Cornell LII Contract Law Guide - US
Erasmus Guide to Obligations - Scots
Duhaime Contract Law Centre - Canada
Law Teacher Contract Page - E&W
Max Young's Contract Tips E&W
Max Young's Contract Tutorial E&W

Legal Reform:
Law Commission of England and Wales
Scottish Law Commission

Contract (Scotland) Act 1997 c.34
Requirements of Writing (Scotland) Act 1995 c.7

British Telecommunications PLC v. James Thomson and Sons (Engineers) Ltd. (Scotland) HL

Carlill v. Carbolic Smoke Ball Co. 1 Q.B. 256, Court of Appeal (1893)
Carlill Case Analysis and Comment
Professors Raack and Veltri on Carlill

Scottish Restitution Cases

Extensive list at the UEA Virtual Library
JILT Article - Shrink Wrap Licenses in Scots Law
H.L. MacQueen, Scots Law and the Road to the New Ius Commune, vol 4.4 ELECTRONIC JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE LAW, (December 2000)

Libraries of Links and Resources:
Law Index - Worldwide Links to Contract Law
UEA Virtual Law Library - Contract

Related Areas of Scottish Law Online:
Unjust Enrichment
International Private Law

Please note that many of the links above may not be relevant to Scottish law..

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