English Law and Legal Methods Summer Programme
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With emphasis on the general structure of the law and legal methods, this three-week programme presents the central aspects of English law. We aim to include: the development and structure of English law, the sources of English law, precedent and statutory interpretation, the courts and legal profession, private law (property, obligations, trusts, labour law, family law etc), public law (constitutional and administrative law), civil and criminal procedure.
You choose two seminars, each from a different group. Each seminar has 5 sessions (totaling six hours' tuition) spread over the three-week period.
- Em1 - Contract law
- Em2 - Private international law
- Em3 - Company law
- Em4 - Civil procedure
- Em5 - Constitutional and administrative law
- Em6 - Law of torts
Who should attend
The programme is designed primarily for lawyers and law students who have no prior knowledge of the English legal system. Law students must have completed a minimum of one year of their legal studies at undergraduate level. Applications from others, however, can be considered.