Icsa Study Text: Foundation Introduction to English Law (6/90)

Icsa Study Text: Foundation Introduction to English Law (6/90)

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One of a series of regularly updated Study Texts providing coverage of the examinations of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA), this workbook covers the entire syllabus and includes numerous questions from past examinations with full suggested solutions. This paper in Part 1 of the ICSM examinations introduces students to the English legal system and various aspects relating to property, trust and contract law, torts and negligence.
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  • Paperback | 351 pages
  • 205 x 290mm
  • BPP Publishing Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • Revised edition
  • index
  • 0862778018
  • 9780862778019

Table of contents

Part 1 The English legal system: the nature and sources of English law; forms of liability; the courts of law; evidence and procedure; legal persons. Part 2 The law of property: land; mortgages. Part 3 Trust law: express trusts; implied or resulting trusts; constructive trusts; legality of trusts; appointment of trustees and their duties; powers of trustees; control of trustees; breach of trust. Part 4 The law of contract: nature of contract; offer and acceptance; consideration; intention to create legal relations; terms of the contract; the form of the contract; mistake in contract; misrepresentation; duress and undue influence; contracts illegal or contrary to public policy; capacity to make contracts; privity of contract; discharge of contract; remedies for breach of contract; quasi contract and summary of contract law. Part 5 Tort and negligence: tort - basis of liability; negligence and related torts; other specific torts; tort - general defence and remedies.
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