Specialist Subjects: Contract Law (particularly exemption clauses, unfair terms, damages, duress and undue influence), information technology law, e-commerce law (particularly contractual aspects)
L Koffman & E Macdonald, The Law of Contract (OUP), 7th ed (2010) 649pp
E. Macdonald , Exemption Clauses and Unfair Terms, (2006) 2nd ed Tottel Publishing 337pp
D Rowland and E Macdonald, Information Technology Law, Cavendish Publishing, London, (3rd ed) 2005, 573 pp.
L Koffman & E Macdonald, The Law of Contract, (OUP) 6th ed 2004 656 pp
L Koffman & E Macdonald, The Law of Contract, (Lexis Nexis Tolley) 5th ed 2004 668 pp
L Koffman & E Macdonald, The Law Of Contract , (Butterworths Tolley) 4th ed (2001) 594 pp
‘Casting aside “Officious Bystanders” and “Business Efficacy”?’ (2009) 26 Journal of Contract Law 97-101
‘Bank Charges and the Core Exemption: Office of Fair Trading v Abbey National’ (2008) 71 Modern Law Review 987-998.
(Quoted with approval by the Court of Appeal )
'Contents of the Contract', The Law of Contract (Butterworths Common Law Library) (3d ed) (ed. M Furmston) LexisNexis Butterworth, 2007, 597-774.
'Unfair Contract Terms Act-thirty years on', Contract Terms, (ed. A. Burrows and E.Peel), OUP, 2007, 153-172.
'Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts' (2005) Law Quarterly Review 38-41
'Bugs and Breaches'(2005) 13 International Journal of Law and Information Technology 118-138
(With D Poyton) 'E-Commerce: Recognizing the Context' in Issues in International Commercial Law (ed I. Davies) Ashgate Publishing, 2005, 151-170.
'Unifying Unfair Terms Legislation' (2004) Modern Law Review 69-93
Contents of the contract section in The Law of Contract (Butterworths Common Law Library) M.P. Furmston ed. Butterworths 2nd ed (2003) 515-676
'Developing Investors: Previous Decisions, Third Parties and Contract Interpretation' (2003) Journal of Obligations and Remedies' 87-93
Scope and Fairness of the Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Regulations' (2002) Modern Law Review 763-773
Watford Electronics v Sanderson – (2001) Web LJ
'Unfair Contract Terms Act –Thirty Years on (or thereabouts)' Paper delivered at the Oxford –Norton Rose Colloquium September 2006
I would welcome proposals or enquiries for research into contract law, e-commerce law (particularly contractual aspects), and information technology law (particularly system supply contracts).