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The course examines the relevant solutions to cross-border legal problems of jurisdiction and choice of law for contract, delict and family law. It takes full account of the relevant international, EU, UK and Scottish sources. It is an exempting course for the Faculty of Advocates exam on private international law. Students will: (a) Acquire an understanding of characterisation, jurisdiction and choice of law with a view to identifying and solving problems that may arise in international cases; (b) Develop an understanding of the importance of connecting factors, eg domicile and habitual residence.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
The course seeks to achieve a balance between selected matters in jurisdiction, choice of law and recognition and enforcement issues, insofar as they relate to contract, delict and family law. The course will consider:
This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.
1st Attempt: 1 two-hour examination (75%) and a written assignment of 1,500 words (25%).
Students will be required to make brief oral presentations in the first tutorial and will receive immediate feedback from the tutors.
As noted above, students will receive verbal feedback on their oral presentation.