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Question: The relevance of classical contract law theory to modern contract law.

Answer: In the first part of this paper I will define the classical concept behind ‘contractual law’, in the second part I will focus on identifying the ideas from the classical contract law...


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Details: - Mark: Not available | Course: Contract Law | Year: 1st | Words: 1495 | References: Yes | Date written: November, 2011 | Date submitted: March 24, 2015 | Coursework ID: 912

Question: Personal Development Plan
Employability Skills/Attitudes:

1. Business and client awareness: Understanding how a business works and the industry that it is in. Understanding a client’s business, their industry and their needs in order to provide client satisfaction.

2. Problem solving: Analysing facts and situations and applying creative thinking to develop appropriate solutions.

3. Communication skills: Communicating in a clear, structured and concise manner. Using words that are targeted to the audience. Listening and asking questions when appropriate.

4. Application of numeracy: An ability to use maths in a practical context e.g. calculating how much compensation a client may receive.

5. Application of IT: An ability to use IT skills such as word processing, spreadsheets, the internet and legal databases.

6. Team work: Working with others as part of a team and demonstrating the ability to listen, communicate, be pro-active and treat other team members with respect.

7. Self-management: Managing and organising your time by planning work to meet a deadline.

8. Enterprise: Being innovative, creative and using initiative.

9. Can-do approach: Developing a positive attitude including participation and contributing to group discussions and a desire to achieve results.

Section 1: With reference to the employability skills and attitudes listed on page 1, which four key employability skills/attitudes will you need in order to be successful in your chosen career after university? For each skill/attitude that you identify, explain in detail why you will need this skill/attitude with reference to specific tasks and responsibilities you expect to carry out in this career.

SECTION 2: For each employability skill/ attitude listed below, provide one example of how you have demonstrated the employability skill/attitude. Your examples may come from a variety of contexts such as work, hobby, pro-bono, society or academic. Your examples can be a positive or negative experience in demonstrating the employability skills/attitudes.

Section 3: Explain why reflection is important and critically reflect on three of your experiences described in section 2.

SECTION 4: How can you improve on your employability skills/attitudes in order to be successful in securing a job after university?

SECTION 5: Set yourself five goals to help you to enter into your chosen career.

Answer: Section 1: After University, I would like to qualify as a Solicitor and work preferably in the Banking and Financial sector. In respect of the tasks I am likely to carry out...


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Details: - Mark: Not available | Course: Legal Practice Course | Year: Graduate | Words: 7851 | References: No | Date written: November, 2014 | Date submitted: March 20, 2015 | Coursework ID: 911

Question: ‘The correspondence principle concerns the relationship between actus reus and mens rea. If the offence is defined in terms of certain consequences and certain circumstances the mental element ought to correspond with that by referring to those consequences or circumstances’.1
(Ashworth and Campbell in “Recklessness in Assault and in General?” (1991) 107 L.Q.R. 187 at p.192.)

Explain, with examples, the principle of mens rea and consider whether it is right that the defendant could be convicted without a blameworthy state of mind.

Discuss, with reference to the above statement, whether the mental element required for offences against the person corresponds to the actus reus and whether it should correspond with the actus reus.

Answer: The first part of this essay will explain, with examples, the principle of mens rea and consider whether it is right that the defendant could be convicted without a blameworthy state of...


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Details: - Mark: Not available | Course: Criminal Law | Year: 1st | Words: 2501 | References: Yes | Date written: February, 2012 | Date submitted: March 20, 2015 | Coursework ID: 910

Question: ‘The law as to notice as it may affect purchasers of unregistered land has no application, even by analogy, to registered land.’ Discuss.

Answer: In England and Wales, there are two systems of land conveyancing: Registered and Unregistered. The doctrine of notice does not apply to registered land, but only applies to unregistered land as ‘equitable...


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Details: - Mark: Not available | Course: Land law | Year: 1st | Words: 2955 | References: Yes | Date written: February, 2013 | Date submitted: March 04, 2015 | Coursework ID: 909

Question: Norman, a model, has been losing his hair, a matter which concerns him greatly. He reads an advertisement in a men’s magazine which states:

‘Thinning hair? Receding hair? Worry no more for an easy lotion is now available: Dynamic Hair Growth – a new lotion made by the Dynamic Hair Growth Company. The use of the
Dynamic Hair Growth lotion will not only halt hair loss, it will reverse this process and restore any hair already lost. Simply use Dynamic Hair Growth three times daily, in accordance with
the instructions, for two months and see the results. A full head of hair or we will provide you with £1,000.’

The advertisement also states, in small print below the bold statement, ‘see our website for further information’. Norman does not check the website which provides a long list of medical conditions which will prevent the Dynamic lotion from properly working.

Norman purchases the Dynamic Hair Growth lotion from Easy Chemists, where the sales assistant informs him that the lotion has done wonders for her husband’s hair. Norman uses the lotion in accordance with the instructions for two months.

At the end of the two months, Norman is completely bald. When he contacts the Dynamic Hair Growth Company, their doctor examines him. Based on this examination, Dynamic inform him that the baldness is due to a rare medical condition. Norman, now no longer able to work as a model, becomes despondent.

Advise Norman.
To what extent, if any, would your advice differ if the Dynamic Hair Growth had been a gift to Norman from his girlfriend, Olive?

Answer: Introduction The issue that must be determined is whether Norman\'s purchase and use of the Dynamic Hair Growth lotion resulted in the creation of a legally enforceable contract with Dynamic Hair Growth...


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Details: - Mark: Not available | Course: Contract Law | Year: 1st | Words: 2273 | References: Yes | Date written: November, 2012 | Date submitted: March 04, 2015 | Coursework ID: 908

Question: How does the defence of consent apply in cases involving non-fatal offences against the person? Discuss whether you think the law in this area is satisfactory.

Answer: Introduction There have been numerous offences against the person involving non-fatal as well as non-sexual injury to a victim, most of which are contrary to the Offence Against the Person Act 1861...


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Details: - Mark: Not available | Course: Criminal Law | Year: 1st | Words: 1127 | References: No | Date written: November, 2008 | Date submitted: March 04, 2015 | Coursework ID: 907

Question: Jesse is considering buying his aunt Karen’s house as an investment. During the negotiations, Karen states, “This house is worth £200,000 and I’ve had two separate valuations from estate agents verifying that, but since I love you so much I’ll sell it to you for £180,000.” Karen has not received any valuations from estate agents and the house is worth only £120,000. Jesse buys the house for £180,000.

Two weeks after Jesse has completed the sale and moved into the house, he discovers that Karen did not receive any valuations from estate agents. The same week, Jesse discovers that the value of the house has been reduced to £80,000 due to serious damage caused by the collapse of a supporting wall. At this point, a buyer offers £80,000 for the house. Jesse does not sell the house until three months later, when Jesse only receives £75,000 for the house because of a general fall of the property market.

Advise Jesse.

Answer: In relation to Jesse’s current situation, the preliminary issue we must identify before preceding to look at other issues arising from this case, is whether there was an intention to be legally...


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Details: - Mark: 75% | Course: Contract Law | Year: 1st | Words: 2950 | References: Yes | Date written: January, 2014 | Date submitted: February 18, 2015 | Coursework ID: 906

Question: CASE NOTE: Hill v Chief Constable of West Yorkshire [1989] 1 AC 53

Answer: Hill v Chief Constable of West Yorkshire case placed public bodies under a ‘microscope’. It was evident to the court that a principle must be found while simultaneously striking a balance between...


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Details: - Mark: 75% | Course: Criminal Law | Year: 1st | Words: 1000 | References: Yes | Date written: January, 2014 | Date submitted: February 18, 2015 | Coursework ID: 905

Question: “ The important question… is not whether the UK adheres to a pure conception of the separation of powers… but whether its institutions of government are organized in such a way as to guard satisfactorily against the abuse of power”

Discuss the separation of powers in the UK constitution and consider whether the UK system is adequately designed to guard against the abuse of power.

Answer: This essay will look to examine the extent to which, there is an appropriate system to check and balance power in the UK to prevent excessive concentration of power and to which...


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Details: - Mark: 75% | Course: Public Law | Year: 2nd/3rd | Words: 1495 | References: Yes | Date written: January, 2014 | Date submitted: February 18, 2015 | Coursework ID: 904

Question: Problem scenario: Molly is a single mother. She takes her daughter Rhonda (a two year old infant) to a local playground. While lighting a cigarette, Molly starts talking with another young parent, Dilbert. Molly is distracted by Dilbert's good looks and gritty charm. Meanwhile, Rhonda starts to wander over to the road.

Dilbert notices a possible catastrophe and rushes out after Rhonda. Dilbert just manages to save Rhonda from being run over by Bob, who is driving a van within the speed limit and quite safely. However, Dilbert has too much forward momentum and collides with Bob's van. Dilbert is seriously injured. Bob skids off the road and crashes into some playground equipment. Luckily, no children are using the equipment.

Laura, driving at speed behind Bob sees the above-related events and put her foot down hard on the brakes. Laura's car skids on an oil slick and crashes into a tree. Some distance behind the tree was Leonard. Leonard thought that Laura's car might hit him and he started running away screaming 'oh Lord, don't take me now!' Leonard has an underlying personality disorder and develops a paranoid fear of going out into the street. As a result he loses his job and his livelihood.

The accident involving Leonard is witnessed by Sherry, Rhonda's grandmother, who is also at the park. Sherry suffers from a brief fright, but believes that she will be alright. However, she later develops post-dramatic stress disorder as a result of this event, combined with the news that Rhonda barely escaped serious injury. She had not seen the incident involving Rhonda herself because she hadn't busy setting out the picnic lunch.

Identify any action available in the tort of negligence and analyse the elements of the tort accordingly.

Answer: Dilbert v Molly Carmarthenshire CC v Lewis1 sets out that if someone has charge over a child they are expected to take reasonable care to prevent them from causing harm to others....


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Details: - Mark: 75% | Course: Tort Law | Year: 2nd/3rd | Words: 2297 | References: Yes | Date written: January, 2013 | Date submitted: February 03, 2015 | Coursework ID: 903

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