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Scots Law in Europe: The Case of Contract

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRegional Private Laws and Codification in Europe
EditorsHector MacQueen, Antoni Vaquer, Santiago Espiau Espiau
PublisherCambridge University Press
Number of pages16
ISBN (Print)0521828368, 9780521828369
Publication statusPublished - 2003


The mixed system of Scots contract law has in many (although not all) ways anticipated the solutions of the Principles of European Contract Law. Scots law must use PECL to put its own house in order, but it and other mixed systems have much to offer in the development of European private law.

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