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Question: Aquafun Co is looking to purchase a new swimming pool complex to expand its operations into South West England. After a long search, a complex built in 1970, owned by Waterplanet, is found. Aquafun is particularly anxious that the council has no plans to develop or purchase the land adjoining the complex, and Waterplanet assures Aquafun that the council has no such plans. Aquafun hires a private inspector to examine the premises and the inspector finds no problems.

After the property is purchased, the city building inspector sees that the water pipes are completely rusted and will have to be replaced. Waterplanet was aware of this. Aquafun also learns that the council has plans to develop a waste treatment plant in the land adjoining the complex, and that Waterplanet was aware of these plans.

Advise Aquafun.

Contract Law (72%) - Misrepresentation and Terms Problem Essay (1st year LLB)

Answer: Introduction The problem that is posed is clearly a discussion relating to the law of misrepresentation & non-disclosure and terms. The claimant, Aquafun, may direct potential claims towards Waterplanet and the Private...

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Details: - Mark: 72% | Course: Contract Law | Year: 1st | Words: 3100 | References: Yes | Date written: February, 2017 | Date submitted: March 27, 2017 | Coursework ID: 1008

Question: Part I: Employment Tribunal Visit (1000 words)

Part II: Employment Tribunal Procedure (1000 words)
Toby Washington was employed as a research scientist by Chemlabs plc. Mr. Washington was dismissed summarily by Chemlabs plc following an investigation into allegations of theft. The investigation into Mr. Washington’s conduct was carried out by senior management in a thorough and professional manner and in accordance with the appropriate procedural requirements. The management uncovered firm evidence that Mr. Washington had committed gross misconduct as defined by the company’s disciplinary procedures, the sanction for which is instant dismissal. During the disciplinary hearing Mr. Washington stated that that he was being falsely accused for raising concerns about the procedure Chemlabs uses for disposing of hazardous waste materials. He asked Chemlabs if it wanted the issue to be reported to the relevant authorities or made public.

Chemlabs plc believe that any complaint against them is wholly without merit. It has no record of Mr. Washington ever raising concerns about the disposal of hazardous waste and it believes that Mr. Washington is motivated by the prospect of extracting a financial settlement from the company. Chemlabs plc is concerned that, notwithstanding the apparent weakness of a potential claim, Mr. Washington’s claim may cause unwanted publicity and unnecessary bureaucracy for the company.

Advise Chemlabs plc. on Employment Tribunal procedures should Mr. Washington complain to a tribunal. How can the company prevent the case proceeding to a full hearing and explain the advantages and disadvantages of the different options available to them in this respect. The company also seek advice on how to minimise adverse publicity for the company should the case proceed to a Tribunal. Please note, this assignment requires you to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of Employment Tribunal procedure and not the substantive law on unfair dismissal.

Mark - 72
Coursework 1 - Employment Law (Year 3)

Answer: Part 1 – Facts Mrs Arnold was looking to bring a claim against her former employer, Rosol Limited, in relation to a breach of contract amounting to unpaid wages and a redundancy...

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Details: - Mark: 72% | Course: Employment Law | Year: 2nd/3rd | Words: 2571 | References: Yes | Date written: November, 2016 | Date submitted: February 15, 2017 | Coursework ID: 1003

Question: With reference to relevant legislation and the case law of the Court of Justice of the European Union, critically discuss the significance of the status of Union citizenship for free movement rights.

Mark: 72%
EU Law (Year 2)

Answer: The original aim when forming the European Union (EU) was to facilitate economic integration within an internal market. The parameters for the internal market was set out in Article 26 of the...

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Details: - Mark: 72% | Course: European Union Law | Year: 2nd/3rd | Words: 2199 | References: Yes | Date written: November, 2016 | Date submitted: February 15, 2017 | Coursework ID: 1001

Question: Evaluate the extent to which the UK judiciary has demonstrated its willingness to uphold the rule of law against the executive and legislature.

Why is the independence of the judiciary an essential feature of the rule of law?

Answer: The rule of law is one of the essential principles of the UK’s uncodified constitution. The main idea of the rule of law is that the law should apply equally to all....

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Details: - Mark: 72% | Course: Constitutional and Administrative Law | Year: 1st | Words: 2116 | References: Yes | Date written: November, 2012 | Date submitted: October 21, 2015 | Coursework ID: 988

Question: To what extent does jurisprudence equip us to understand and criticize the modern state?

Answer: Jurisprudence is the philosophical study of law. It aims to answer questions such as what is law and seeks to examine the role and necessity of law. This paper seeks to show...

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Details: - Mark: 72% | Course: Jurisprudence | Year: 2nd/3rd | Words: 1218 | References: No | Date written: December, 2014 | Date submitted: May 05, 2015 | Coursework ID: 919

Question: SOAS Public Law 2013, Year 2, Grade: 72%

You are required to give an opinion as to whether the situations set out below would be amenable for a judicial review but you are not required to discuss the grounds of judicial review.

(i) Jessica was detained by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) under the immigration rules pending further investigation of her case, with the prospect of deportation unless she establishes her right to remain in the UK. After two days UKBA arrange for her transfer from UKBA’s detention facility to Riverside Grange which is a secure unit owned and operated by a private company called Group Seven. The company run the facility under a contract drawn up with UKBA but Riverside Grange is only used for individuals referred to it by UKBA. Jessica is involved in a protest against her continued detention during which considerable damage to property was caused. As a result she faces a disciplinary procedure to be conducted by the managing director of Riverside Grange. This procedure could also lead to her immediate deportation but she has been refused a full oral hearing and denied access to legal representation.

(ii) Under the Ancient Monuments Act (fictitious) the Secretary of State has the power to list for preservation purposes important remains of archaeological or of historical interest. While digging the foundations of a new building for Globe Developments in the centre of Richester, one of the workers discovers several well preserved pieces of Anglo-Saxon jewellery and many pieces of masonry from what is identified as an ancient abbey. The discovery is reported in the local and national TV, radio and press. Despite the growing interest in the finds the Secretary of State has decided without giving any reasons not to list the site and Globe Developments will soon lay concrete foundations which would mean that the site would not be further excavated by archaeologists. Claudine and Sarah are keen amateur archaeologists who live two hundred miles away near Salisbury. In 1996 they set up the Anglo-Saxon Society as a registered charity promoting the archaeological study of the Anglo-Saxon period. The Society has 150 members, most of whom live in South East England, including several professors and two bishops with an interest in this period in history.

Advise as to whether (a) Jessica and (b) the Anglo-Saxon Society would be in a position to seek a judicial review?

Note that this is not a question on the substantive grounds of review.
Your answer should not exceed 1200 words. It must draw upon relevant case law and should be referenced with footnotes. The work must be submitted electronically by 4 March 2013.

Answer: (i) Jessica is likely to be in a position to seek judicial review with an action against Group Seven, provided that the action is taken within the three-month time limit and that...

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Details: - Mark: 72% | Course: Public Law | Year: 2nd/3rd | Words: 1199 | References: Yes | Date written: March, 2013 | Date submitted: April 17, 2014 | Coursework ID: 860

Question: James International Ltd based in France entered into a contract to sell 100 tons of wheat CIF Bristol to Helen Trading Ltd based in England. The contract was expressly subject to English law.

The contract required the goods to be shipped in May 2013. The wheat must be packed in 10kg bags and must be of ‘fair average quality of the season’s shipments’ as certified when the goods were put on board the vessel. The wheat was shipped partly in 10kg bags and partly in 20kg bags.

A ‘received for shipment’ bill of lading dated 30th April 2013 was tendered to Helen Trading Ltd and a loading inspection certificate dated 2nd May 2013 attesting to the goods being up to warranty standard. The bill of lading was from Calais to Bristol and it stated that ‘Goods were not shipped in apparent good order”. A certificate of insurance was also tendered and showed that the insurance covered the voyage from Le Havre to Bristol. The goods safely arrived at the port of Bristol on 8th May.

Helen Trading Ltd rejected the documents and refused to make payment. James International Ltd argued that the goods arrived at the port of destination in good condition and sued Helen Trading Ltd for non-acceptance of the goods.

Advise both parties of their potential liabilities and remedies.

International Commercial Law (ICL)

Answer: In order to determine the potential liability of both parties and the remedies available, we must first look into the characteristics of a CIF contract. CIF stands for cost, insurance and freight....

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Details: - Mark: 72% | Course: Commercial Law | Year: 2nd/3rd | Words: 1489 | References: Yes | Date written: January, 2014 | Date submitted: April 16, 2014 | Coursework ID: 856

Question: Problem Question

D put his hand into E’s pocket to see if to see if there was something worth stealing. In fact the pocket was empty. D removed a tin of salmon from F’s basket in G’s self-service store and put it in his own basket. He paid for it at the checkout. There he noted that the checkout assistant had failed to swipe several items. D paid the sum requested knowing that he had not paid for every item. In the store garage he filled up with petrol before discovering that he had failed to bring sufficient cash. He went to explain to the attendant but he was not at his post. D went back to his car and drove off intending to send a cheque for the petrol. However, he failed subsequently to send a cheque for the petrol.

Advise D of his criminal liability.

Answer: In advising D of his criminal liability, this question requires an identification of the various issues that have arisen from the actions taken by D. Firstly, D put his hand into E’s...

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Details: - Mark: 72% | Course: Criminal Law | Year: 1st | Words: 1132 | References: No | Date written: Not available | Date submitted: December 19, 2013 | Coursework ID: 811

Question: "By using the phrase ‘substantial risk’, the [trial] judge blurred the line between intention and recklessness." (Woolin (1998) per lord Steyn ) Critically assess this statement.

Answer: Intention and recklessness are the two most important fault elements used in the criminal law and the main debate here is with accessing the blurring of lines between intention and recklessness which...

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Details: - Mark: 72% | Course: Criminal Law | Year: 1st | Words: 1308 | References: No | Date written: May, 2008 | Date submitted: December 19, 2013 | Coursework ID: 810

Question: The British Constitution
‘Since 1997, with the various constitutional reforms undertaken by the previous labour administration, the question of whether the UK needs to adopt itself a codified constitution is no longer a live issue.’ Discuss.

Answer: A constitution is described by Colin Munro as “The body of rules and arrangements concerning the government of the country.” Britain is often referred to as having an unwritten constitution, as there...

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Details: - Mark: 72% | Course: Public Law | Year: 1st | Words: 1119 | References: No | Date written: Not available | Date submitted: December 19, 2013 | Coursework ID: 809

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