Professor Elizabeth Macdonald

Areas of Expertise

  • contract law
  • E-commerce law (particularly e-contracting).

Publications

  1. Inequality of Bargaining Power and 'Cure' by Information Requirement. In Larry DiMatteo and Martin Hogg (Ed.), Comparative Contract Law: British and American Perspectives. (pp. 157-169). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  2. Dispatching the dispatch rule? The postal rule, e-mail, revocation and implied terms.. Web Journal of Current Legal Issues 2013(19), NA
  3. 'The ‘core exemption’ from the fairness test in unfair terms legislation'. Journal of Contract Law 2012(29), 121-154.
  4. Exception clauses: exclusionary or definitional? It depends!. Journal of Contract Law 2012(29), 47-73.
  5. When is a contract formed by the browse-wrap process?. International Journal of Law and Information Technology 2011(19(4)), 285-305.

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Teaching

  • LA-361 Contract Law for Graduate Diploma in Law regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and Bar

    Conversion course for non law graduates to fulfil academic requirements of professional bodies and enable progression to those wishing to become solicitors or barristers.

  • LAA100 Contract Law 1

    The law of contract is at the heart of the system of obligations in law and forms, together with tort and restitution, elements of the law of obligations. It provides the essential foundation for further subjects in the areas of commercial, consumer, company and business law as well as international trade. The matters covered within the law of contract include contract formation and contents, vitiating and avoidance factors and terms of a contract.

  • LAA100C Cyfraith Contract 1

    The law of contract is at the heart of the system of obligations in law and forms, together with tort and restitution, elements of the law of obligations. It provides the essential foundation for further subjects in the areas of commercial, consumer, company and business law as well as international trade. The matters covered within the law of contract include contract formation and contents, vitiating and avoidance factors and terms of a contract.

  • LAA104 Contract Law 1

    The law of contract is at the heart of the system of obligations in law and forms, together with tort and restitution, elements of the law of obligations. It provides the essential foundation for further subjects in the areas of commercial, consumer, company and business law as well as international trade. The matters covered within the law of contract include contract formation and terms of a contract.

  • LAA104C Cyfraith Contract 1

    The law of contract is at the heart of the system of obligations in law and forms, together with tort and restitution, elements of the law of obligations. It provides the essential foundation for further subjects in the areas of commercial, consumer, company and business law as well as international trade. The matters covered within the law of contract include contract formation and terms of a contract.

  • LAA108 Contract Law 2

    The law of contract is at the heart of the system of obligations in law and forms, together with tort and restitution, elements of the law of obligations. It provides the essential foundation for further subjects in the areas of commercial, consumer, company and business law as well as international trade. The module will deal with the regulation of exemption clauses unfair terms under both the common law and satutory regimes and also remedies for breach of contract.

  • LAA108C Cyfraith Contract 2

    The law of contract is at the heart of the system of obligations in law and forms, together with tort and restitution, elements of the law of obligations. It provides the essential foundation for further subjects in the areas of commercial, consumer, company and business law as well as international trade. The matters covered within the law of contract include contract formation and contents, vitiating and avoidance factors, terms and performance of contract as well as remedies.

  • LAA112 Contract Law 2

    The law of contract is at the heart of the system of obligations in law and forms, together with tort and restitution, elements of the law of obligations. It provides the essential foundation for further subjects in the areas of commercial, consumer, company and business law as well as international trade. The matters covered within the law of contract include common law and statutory controls of exemption clauses, unfair terms under the Consumer Rights Act 2015.

  • LAA112C Cyfraith Contract 2

    The law of contract is at the heart of the system of obligations in law and forms, together with tort and restitution, elements of the law of obligations. It provides the essential foundation for further subjects in the areas of commercial, consumer, company and business law as well as international trade. The matters covered within the law of contract include common law and statutory controls of exemption clauses, unfair terms under the Consumer Rights Act 2015.

  • LAQ200 Contract Law 1

    The law of contract is at the heart of the system of obligations in law and forms, together with tort and restitution, elements of the law of obligations. It provides the essential foundation for further subjects in the areas of commercial, consumer, company and business law as well as international trade. The matters covered within the law of contract include contract formation and contents, terms of a contract and vitiation 1.

  • LAQ208 Contract 2

    The law of contract is at the heart of the system of obligations in law and forms, together with tort and restitution, elements of the law of obligations. It provides the essential foundation for further subjects in the areas of commercial, consumer, company and business law as well as international trade. The module will deal with the regulation of exemption clauses and unfair terms, remedies for breach of contract and vitiation 2.

Supervision

  • 'Online Contracting and the Supply of Digital Content to Consumers' (awarded 2018)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Patrick Bishop
    Other supervisor: Prof Andrew Tettenborn
    Other supervisor: Prof Elizabeth Macdonald