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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)|
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
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.