Masterclasses 2018


Masterclass – Commercial Law

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Commercial Law is concerned with rights and obligations between the parties to commercial transactions and the statutory codification of areas such as sale of goods and other key areas such as agency. You will become familiar with key concepts of commercial law such as the title to goods and passing of title, the concept of risk, third-party interests and the remedies available when commercial transactions are breached.

In this session will take you learn how to master the important area of Commercial law and how to communicate that mastery in a manner which will attract top grades. Practice makes perfect and you will be taken through numerous example questions in a structured and forensic manner.

To gain the best grades you must be able to analyse the facts and produce a forensically argued and comprehensively structured answer. In short you must demonstrate lawyerly skills in analysing and communicating information.

A comprehensive and highly interactive session which will bolster and consolidate key knowledge of these key areas and show you exam-answer busting strategies which will maximise performance and deliver the highest grades. A must for those studying for the LLB and GDL. Highly effective for those studying other programs involving the analysis and application of Commercial Law.

Format Interactive session based on actual exam questions and hypotheticals. The Session will consider;

-           How to structure a First-Class answer

-           Separating facts and issues

-           Expressing yourself as a lawyer

-           How to use (and not to use) legal Authority

-           What the examiner wants to see

Content AM session (0930 – 12.30) – Property and Sale of Goods

Interactive analysis of the key commercial law subject areas tested on LLB and GDL examinations

-           Key concepts in commercial law – Title, ownership and equitable interests

-           The interests in personal property recognised in English law

-           Contracts for the transfer of personal property & interests therein

-           The English law on sale of goods – The Sale of Goods Act 1979 and the Consumer Right Act 2015

-           Comprehensive analysis of the duties of the seller and buyer and the rules on acceptance

-           Implied terms and excluding the liability of the seller

-           The remedies available to buyer and seller on breach

-           Other examinable subject areas; e.g. the use of Romalpa clauses

Content PM session (1400 – 1700) – Agency & credit & Security

-           The different forms of agency

-           How an agency relationship may be created

-           The scope and limits of an agent’s authority

-           The mutual obligations in an agency relationship

-           Understanding credit and security

-           Mechanisms for finance and security (Lien, charge, mortgages)

-           The rules on assignment and consumer credit

Presenter; Graeme Wood click here

Dates 2018; 21 April 
                  12th August 
                  4 November

Venue; Central London TBC


Venue; Central London TBC

Prices:  Property & Sale of Goods                  £100 (inc VAT) (Price includes Analysis Pack)

           Agency & Credit & Security                £100 (inc VAT) (Price includes Analysis Pack)       

           Combined price for both sessions       £150.00 (inc VAT)

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