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LS2525: COMMERCIAL ORGANISATIONS AND INSOLVENCY (2020-2021)

Last modified: 24 Jun 2020 14:31


Course Overview

This is a second level course, which is compulsory for LLB students planning to become professional lawyers. The course consists of four elements: the law of agency, the law of partnership, company law and insolvency law. The lectures will focus on the creation of agency, partnership and companies of different types; the rules that enable these commercial organisations to function; and the law concerning the termination of these commercial organisations. One reason for these organisations coming to an end is that they become insolvent. The rules on insolvency and bankruptcy will be a significant element of the course.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 2
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Alisdair Macpherson

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • One of Programme Level 2 or Programme Level 3 or Programme Level 4 or Programme Level 5 or () or Bachelor of Laws (Accelerated)
  • One of LS1025 Legal System (Studied) or () or Bachelor of Laws (Accelerated)
  • Any Undergraduate Programme
  • Either Law (LS) (Studied) or Legal Studies (Ma Honours) (LX)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course provides an introduction to several important areas of law relating to commercial organisations, namely the law of agency, the law relating to partnerships and companies. The course also introduces the law of insolvency (both corporate and non-corporate).


Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Tutorial during University weeks 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for courses may be subject to change. All updates for first-half session courses will be actioned no later than 1700 (GMT) on 18 September 2020. All updates for second half-session courses will be actioned in advance of second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Exam

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

Students will be offered meetings with the course co-ordinator to discuss any problems arising out of the formative assessment. Feedback will also be provided on an ongoing basis in the form of tutors' comments to students' contributions in tutorials. Students who wish to discuss their exam performance will be able to arrange a meeting with the course co-ordinator to do so.

Learning Outcomes
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Exam

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
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Feedback
Learning Outcomes
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