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> A Historical Introduction to English Law

A Historical Introduction to English Law Genesis of the Common Law


, Cardiff University
Published 2023


There are some stories that need to be told anew to every generation. This book tells one such story. It explores the historical origins of the common law and explains why that story needs to be understood by all who study or come into contact with English law. The book functions as the prequel to what students learn during their law degrees or for the SQE. It can be read in preparation for, or as part of, modules introducing the…

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Key features

  • Designed for students coming to the law for the first time
  • Introduces the interesting stories behind the English common law and explores what light this sheds upon the law today
  • Provides a prequel to areas and topics that are most likely to come up on the LLB / SQE

About the book

  • DOI
  • Subjects British History: General Interest,History,Law,Legal History
  • Format: Hardback
    • Publication date: 11 May 2023
    • ISBN: 9781107090583
    • Dimensions (mm): 244 x 170 mm
    • Weight: 0.68kg
    • Page extent: 300 pages
    • Availability: Available
  • Format: Paperback
    • Publication date: 11 May 2023
    • ISBN: 9781107462731
    • Dimensions (mm): 244 x 170 mm
    • Weight: 0.52kg
    • Page extent: 300 pages
    • Availability: Available
  • Format: Digital
    • Publication date: 04 May 2023
    • ISBN: 9781316106990

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