Export Law

Vocational qualification

Distance

£ 350 + VAT

Description

  • Typology

    Vocational qualification

  • Methodology

    Distance Learning

  • Duration

    Flexible

Description


Suitable for: This award is for the paralegal working in their particular department in Legal Practice, Commerce, Industry or the Public Sector department doing work of a specialised or semi-specialised nature.

To take into account

Entry Requirements One of the following: Level 4 Diploma in Paralegals Studies Level 7 Post Graduate Diploma in Paralegal Practice Law Degree ILEX Level 6 Other Equivalent (please specify)

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Subjects

  • Export

Course programme

Export Law

This award is for the paralegal working in their particular department in Legal Practice, Commerce, Industry or the Public Sector department doing work of a specialised or semi-specialised nature. The Fellowship Award means that a paralegal can further add to their specialist knowledge in that particular area of law and/or practice in which they are involved.

Syllabus

The Law of Contract (General Principles): Defined; Types; Formation; Terms; Misrepresentation; Mistake; Discharge; Remedies for breach.

Conflict of Law: Defined; Resolution; The Contracts (Applicable Law) Act 1990; Common Law Rules; The Jurisdiction of the Courts; Enforcement of Foreign Judgments.

International Sale of Goods (General Principles): Defined; The Sale of Goods Act 1979; The Uniform Laws on International Sales Act 1967; United Nations Convention; Incoterms 1990.

The Law of Agency: Defined; Types; Agent's Authority; The doctrine of the Undisclosed Principle; Duties; Termination of Agency.

Competition Law: Defined; Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices; European Union; Article 85 of the Treaty of Rome; Exemptions thereto; Article 86; Regulation 17.

Payments for and Finance of Exports: Problems; Negotiability; Negotiable Instruments; Bills of Exchange; Collection procedures; Letters of Credit; Non-recourse finance; Factoring.

Export Insurance: Nature and principles of insurance; Marine insurance; Duty to disclose; contracts of insurance; types; Cargo clauses and policies; Warranties; The Insurance Policy; The Marine Insurance Act 1906; General average.

International Carriage: Defined; the common carrier; common law aspects; international carriage; legal relationships; documentation; Bills of lading; carrier's liability; jurisdiction; statutory limitations.

Arbitration: Defined; procedures; statutory regulation; non-domestic arbitrations.

Assessment

The Fellowship Award is assessed through three substantial 'work based' assignments / projects of some 5000 words each. There are no time limits involved.

Entry Requirements

One of the following:

Level 4 Diploma in Paralegals Studies

Level 7 Post Graduate Diploma in Paralegal Practice

Law Degree

ILEX Level 6

Other Equivalent (please specify)

Export Law

£ 350 + VAT