The Essentials of Business Law employs a critical thinking and practical, real-world examples to reinforce that every business decision has its very own legal implications, regardless of the industry. Through a strategic framework, this book offers a comprehensive and accessible guide to various legal areas relevant to a business that includes, Contract Law, the Law of Tort, Employment Law, Company Law, Sale of Goods, the Law of Agency and the law on Consumer Protection besides helps to examine how companies can proactively use the law to craft and execute strategy, and ultimately achieve competitive advantage. This book is also designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of courses on Business Law or the Legal Environment of Business. The concepts are presented in a streamlined manner and cover the key concepts necessary to establish a strong foundation in the subject. Each chapter contains, among others, explanatory narratives, cases, legal provisions and key concepts. This book is ideal reference for undergraduate Law and Business Studies students, while it is also applicable to practitioners and those with a more general interest in business law.
About the Authors
Ambikai S. Thuraisingam graduated from University of London and went on to complete her Certificate of Legal Practice (CLP). She was admitted as an Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 2004. Prior to pursuing a degree in law, Ambikai had completed a professional qualification in Administrative Management (UK) and has been lecturing Management related subjects since 1994. She has completed her Masters in Law (LL.M) at University Kebangsaan Malaysia and her PhD in Business Law. She has authored the book Business Law Made Easy in 2013. She is currently with the Taylor’s University and lectures in subjects such as Criminal Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Banking & Finance Law and Business Law (undergraduate) as well as Medical Ethics, Research Methods, Informed Consent and Confidentiality (postgraduate).
Cheryl Nicholson graduated from the University of Thames Valley with an LLB (Hons) and went on to complete her Certificate in Legal Practice (CLP). She was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 1989. After an active career in litigation, Cheryl left legal practice and embarked into the teaching profession. She has also completed her Masters in Comparative Laws at the International Islamic University. As a lecturer, she developed and taught a number of law modules both for Business and Law students such as Business Law, Banking Law, Employment Law, Contract Law, Company Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Conflict of Laws and Commercial Law. In 2017, Cheryl retired from full-time teaching. She went on to become the Director/Secretary of the Advocates & Solicitors Disciplinary Board, a position she held for a year before returning to teaching which she currently pursues on a part time basis.