Undergraduate Module Descriptor
LAW3083C: Company Law Foundation
This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 academic year.
|Term(s) and duration|
This module ran during term 1 (11 weeks)
Mr Luke Price (Convenor)
LAW2004C Law of Contract
|Available via distance learning|
Company Law is a subject of great practical and theoretical interest, with important links to business and to other areas of law. Because of the importance of companies to the economy and society, it is also a subject that is continually part of the wider political debate. It would be all but impossible to go through life without dealing with companies (whether large or small): lawyers, business people, advisors, employees, customers, suppliers, creditors, politicians – all have to engage with companies at some level or another. In this module, you will consider both private and public companies and examine the nature of the corporate form and the constitution and administration of companies, and will focus on the key players in the corporate drama – directors and shareholders – and their relationship to one another.