Commercial Contracts: A Practical Guide to Standard Terms 4th edition

Author: Richard Lawson, Susan Singleton

Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional

Publication date: October 2014

Format: Paperback + CD

Price: £95 + VAT

Commercial Contracts: A Practical Guide to Standard Terms, 4th edition is an invaluable guide to the practical aspects of drafting and interpreting commercial contracts.It provides useful background and detailed advice on the law surrounding a wide range of commercial agreements including:
Key common clauses; When to use standard terms; Procedures and good practice; Termination of contracts; Remedies for breach; Specific issues relating to export, software and consumer contracts.

It also contains valuable precedents, including expert guidance on Business-to-Business and Business-to-Consumer agreements, providing users with an excellent tool for drafting commercial contracts.

Commercial Contracts: A Practical Guide to Standard Terms, 4th edition is an essential resource for commercial contract drafters helping them to prepare water tight legal agreements and ensure that they are completely clear on what a business must do to stay on the right side of the law.


Section A: Commentary
A1: Forming and Concluding a Contract
A2: Common and Specific Clauses and Terms
A3: Export Contracts – Special Issues
A4: Software Contracts – Special Issues

Section B: Business-to-Business Contracts
B1: Terms and Conditions for the Sale and Supply of Goods
B2: Terms and Conditions of Purchase
B3: Licence of Computer Software – Buyer/Licensee
B4: Professional Services Agreement – Supplier
B5: Professional Services Agreement – Buyer
B6: Terms and Conditions for Sale of Goods by Export – Supplier
B7: Terms and Conditions for Purchase of Goods and Services by Import – Buyer

Section C: Business-to-Consumer Contracts
C1: Consumer Contracts – Distance and Off-Premises Contracts
C2: Hire Purchase Contracts
C3: Online Terms and Conditions of Sale
C4: Online Terms and Conditions for the Supply of Software