Commercial Law in New Zealand Business

Commercial Law in New Zealand Business

Phil Alexander-Crawford, Dawn Duncan, David Sutton, Nigel Sutton


$121.00 RRP + GST

Date: 28/03/2018

Code: 9780864729415

Thomson Reuters, NEW ZEALAND

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Commercial Law in New Zealand Business has been written to meet the needs of students studying commercial law papers at polytechnics and university business schools. It is an essential learning resource for students who need to understand the fundamental concepts of the application of commercial law as it applies to New Zealand businesses; and to assist students with meeting the learning outcomes they must demonstrate an understanding of, in order to successfully complete their qualification.

Written in an easy-to-read style, this book is divided into ten chapters, each of which is designed to provide a clear explanation and application of commercial law as students will encounter it in a business context, completely focussed on the essentials without general legal material weighing it down. As well as introducing the New Zealand legal system and interpretation of legislation, the book covers dispute resolution, negligence and ACC, making and applying contracts, commercial elements of property law, consumer law, employment law and legal entities.

Commercial Law in New Zealand has been carefully written as a student centred text to meet learning needs. It provides accessible, local guidance through case law, legislation, and the interaction between different concepts, all explained in plain English with polytechnic and business students in mind. To assist students in their learning it has break out case notes, explanations, examples and activities, with additional learning resources included in the e-book, which comes free with the hardcopy book.

This text is a must for both students and teachers of commercial law, whether for a Bachelor of Applied Management, Bachelor of Business, New Zealand Diploma in Business, or post-graduate diploma in business. It is a complete introduction and discussion of commercial law in New Zealand business which ensures that students using this resource will graduate with a sound understanding of all legal aspects of business in New Zealand.

Free with the hardcopy book:

Practice exercises available as an ebook to supplement the theory and examples in the hardcopy. The Question and Answer style supplementary exercises assist students with the practical aspects of legal thinking and analysis needed to pass introductory commercial law papers.

Table of Contents

Table of contents:

1.         Introduction to the New Zealand Legal System

2.         Interpreting and applying the Law to Business in New Zealand

3.         Dispute Resolution

4.         Business and the law of negligence

5.         Elements of Contract Law

6.         Working with in Contracts in Business

7.         Elements of Property Law for Business

8.         Consumer Protection Law

9.         Elements of Employment Law

10.       Legal Entities for Business