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As a result of globalisation, and, in Europe, of its recent communitarisation, Private International Law has undergone profound changes and has become a subject of increasing prominence and complexity. This course forms a foundation for the Programme LLM in Private International Law and is designed to enable students to gain an in-depth understanding of key concepts of Private International Law, including classification, renvoi, incidental question, public policy and mandatory rules. Students will also acquire insight into the role played by key institutions to develop principles and harmonize rules pertaining to jurisdiction, choice of law and recognition and enforcement of judgments.
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||30 credits (15 ECTS credits)|
Indicative syllabus: • Origins of Private International Law • Hague Conference on Private International Law • Theory and Methods in Private International Law • Conceptual Devices in Choice of Law: Classification, Renvoi and the Incidental Question • International Mandatory Rules and Public Policy in Choice of Law • European Union and the Development of Private International Law.
This course is compulsory for students registered on the LLM in Private International law programme.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
First attempt: 1 x three-hour written examination (75%) and 1 essay (25%) Re-sit Attempt: 3 hour examination
There are no assessments for this course.