41131 Commercial Law

Course Description

This course deals with the study of commercial law, historical background, source, kinds of commercial work, the merchant and his obligations and commercial and industrial ownership.

Learning Objective

  • understand the role of law in society, in particular, statute law
  • Appreciate the effects of law on commercial life
  • understand the extension of the contractual relationship to commercial transactions
  • know legal principles in the areas of insurance, sale of goods, bankruptcy and negotiable instruments and negligence
  • appreciate the relevance of these areas to business transactions and the operation of business
  • understand measures to employ in the management of legal risk



Books for this Course

  • Commercial Law , 2000 by Robert Bradgate

Times Offered

  • September 2015
  • January 2016

Course Prerequisite