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LS2525: COMMERCIAL ORGANISATIONS AND INSOLVENCY (2022-2023)

Last modified: 01 Nov 2022 16:11


Course Overview

This course is compulsory for LLB students. It consists of various elements split broadly into three parts: (1) the law of agency and the law of partnership; (2) company law; and (3) debt 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, particularly due to insolvency.

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

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 company law. The course also introduces the law of debt (including security rights and diligence) and insolvency law (both corporate and non-corporate).


Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 3 Lectures during University weeks 26 - 35, 39
  • 1 Tutorial during University weeks 28, 29, 31, 32, 33, 34

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Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Summative Assessments

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Assessment Type Summative Weighting 75
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Learning Outcomes
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Class Test - Multiple Choice Questions

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 25
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Formative Assessment

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Resit Assessments

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Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
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Course Learning Outcomes

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