The recognised standard

Unit: Business Law

Summary

Provides an understanding of the concepts, processes and techniques that underpin best practice across a range of legal environments.

Syllabus Topics

1.     The English legal system (15%)

  • Common law
  • Statute law
  • Delegate legislation
  • Jurisdiction of the courts.

2.     Law of contract (35%)

  • Essentials of a binding contract
  • Terms
  • Validity
  • Guarantees and Indemnities
  • Privity and Assignment
  • Discharge
  • Remedies.

3.     Sale of Goods and related topics (25%)

  • Sale of Goods Act 1979 (as amended)
  • Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982
  • Unfair contract terms and legislation.

4.     Agency (15%)

  • Creation
  • Duties of an agent
  • Duties of a principal
  • The agent’s authority
  • The agent’s liability
  • Termination
  • Bailment

5.     Other contractual matters (10%)

  • Guarantees
  • Indemnities
  • Bailment
  • Liens