The aim of this module is to introduce learners to the key principles underlying contract law and tort law and provide them with a broad understanding as to how these principles operate in practice.
After completion of this module learners will be able to:
- Compare and contrast the different types of business organisation and the suitability of each.
- Demonstrate how a company may be formed and identify the implications of such formation.
- Discuss corporate governance and the financing of companies.
- Explain the insolvency process.
- Describe the steps to be undertaken and the documentation needed to initiate civil claims.
- Discuss the Civil Rules and Procedures of the Irish courts & the Personal Injuries Board.
- Draft a summons, pleadings and enter a defence as part of the litigation process.
|Law of Agency & Partnership Law
|Consumer Protection Law
|Corporations & Legal Personality
|Management of Corporations
|General Matters: Time Limits/Monetary Jurisdiction/the Injuries Board
|Court Rules & Procedure
|The Personal Injuries Summons & Indorsement of Claim
|Appearance and the Statement of Claim Particulars/Defence & Counterclaim
|Lodgements/Offers to Settle / Personal Injuries Board
TThis module is delivered through online pre-recorded lectures. Each lecture session is approximately two hours in duration. Each session will be recorded.
After viewing each session, the learner will be required to complete a quiz. The module will be formally assessed by way of project work (approx. 1,500-2,000 words).