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Law 206 - Company Law

(Full Unit in 1st and 2nd terms)

This course examines the legal framework of incorporated companies and other kinds of business associations, placing the business corporation in a socio-economic and historical context. The course considers the conceptual foundations of company law and the legal rules governing the formation, operation and management of limited companies and the rights and duties of the officers and shareholders of a company.

This course is available to final year students only.


Coursework 50%, Exam 50%

Recommended Reading

B Pettit, Company Law, 2nd ed (2005)

Financial Times

Company Law; Mayson French & Ryan, (2005-6) Edition (note new edition each year)


Farrah Company Law, (2005) edition.

P. Davies, Gowers company Law, (latest edition)

B. Hannigan, Company Law (Butterworths 2003)

Cases and Materials on Company Law; L.S. Sealy, (latest edition)

Company Law: Theory, Structure and Operation, B. R. Cheffins (latest edition)

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