Civil Law is the branch of law that handles the relations between individuals or organizations. It is concerned with the legal status of individuals and the legal options regarding consequences of actions falling under the law governing the society in question. Civil law is exercised in the case of accidents, contracts, wills, property and other matters that are of private nature and aims at settling disputes, bringing just compensation to a wronged party or enforce an agreement.
A student of private law can specialize in the following areas: civil law, labor law, commercial law, corporate law and compensation law.
Civil and Public Law solicitors are the professionals entrusted to have the knowledge and skills to guide a party that is engaged in a civil or public law matter through the law enforcement process, by guarding the interests of their clients. A solicitor spends a lot of the working time doing research, discovering facts, interviewing people and gathering information. With this information, solicitors build arguments meant to bring a favourable court decision for their clients.
The solicitor profession is one of the best paid, with the possibility of working in an own private practice, for the government, law firms or corporations.
This introduction to the creation and application of English law begins by asking ‘What is the law?’; teaches you to find, read, interpret and apply the law; and introduces the techniques of practical legal research. Ideal if you’re considering a legal career, it provides a brief overview of constitutional principles, criminal law, human rights, and the law of contract and tort.
Geneva has long been one of the world’s capitals of international law and the headquarters of international institutions dedicated to human rights. This inspiring context naturally led to the focus and strength of the University of Geneva in international human right laws and policies.
This course deals with the highlights of Law & Economics and Europe. In the first part of this course the effects of European Competition Law on the economy are discussed. In the second part of this course the effects of Financial Law on the (European) Economy and the Eurocrisis are discussed. In both weeks students are asked to formulate sustainable solutions for current issues in the domain of European Law and Economics.
In this course the student is introduced to important cornerstones of market-based societies: supervision and enforcement of laws regulating companies’ behaviour on a market. The course contains both substantive issues of competition law and institutional issues on how to supervise markets.
Criminologia Forense - Qualification awarded: Diploma d'Especialització/Diploma de Postgrau (Degree Universitat Barcelona)
This course aims to teach participants academic knowledge and insight into the position of the victims in society and criminal proceedings. The learning process will initiate participants to victimological theory, empirical research and practical interventions. Attention will mainly be paid to (psycho-)social and legal consequences and responses to victimization.
The course work is both theoretically and practically concerning these "state of the art" technologies for managing digital identities. In addition, we take a look at some of the emerging technologies that supports security, including privacy in completely new ways.
This summer program is an intensive three-week course for advanced law students and young professionals from all over the world.
This course is designed for all students, professionals, and representatives of international institutions. Given the global nature of today’s business environment, the topics covered in this course may be considered crucial for contemporary business leaders.
This summer program is an intensive three-week course for advanced law students and young professionals with an interest in intellectual property law.
This module considers the characteristics of modern employment law relating to individuals. It looks at the characteristics of a contract of employment and issues relating to claims for breach of contract, unfair dismissal and redundancy. It also examines discrimination legislation relating to employment rights, and how the law has developed ‘family-friendly’ rights to employees.
Today's world has become profoundly 'globalised', and this well-noted phenomenon has had a profound impact on the legal order as well. This course focuses on the consequences this development has entailed for the position and powers of international courts and tribunals. In 2015, two such institutions shall be singled out for an in-depth inquiry, namely the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) and the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU).During the one-week Summer Course organised by the Law School of Radboud University, participants are invited to take part in advanced studies of the contemporary role, function and output of both the ECtHR and the CJEU. In particular, we will hereby zoom in on their recent pronouncements with regard to data protection, and the controversies that have ensued in their wake.