ENGLISH FOR LAW III:
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Chair of Foreign Languages
English for Law III
Study: Law - 3. semester
Code: 31569
ECTS: 2.0
Course coordinators: doc. dr. sc. Irena Horvatić Bilić
doc. dr. sc. Snježana Husinec
dr. sc. Marijana Javornik-Čubrić , v. pred.
Miljen Matijašević , v. pred.
Exam dates:
  • 06. 02. 2023.
  • 03. 04. 2023.
  • 29. 05. 2023.
  • 26. 06. 2023.
  • 10. 07. 2023.
  • 28. 08. 2023.
  • 11. 09. 2023.
Exam registration: Studomat
Basic data
English for Law III Law - 3. semester
2.0 31569
Lecturer in charge Consultations Location
doc. dr. sc. Irena Horvatić Bilić

Thusdays 09.15-10:00 and 14.00 - 15.00

Gundulićeva 10, room 2A
doc. dr. sc. Snježana Husinec

Tuesdays 11.30 - 12.30

 

Gundulićeva 10, room Gundulićeva 10, kabinet 2A
dr. sc. Marijana Javornik-Čubrić , v. pred.

Mondays 14:30-15:30

Gundulićeva 10, room 6
Miljen Matijašević , v. pred.

Tuesdays 11:30-12:30 or online by appointment

Gundulićeva 10, room Gundulićeva 10, soba 6
Literature
REQUIRED: L. Sočanac, M. Matijašević, M. Javornik-Čubrić, I. Horvatić-Bilić, S. Husinec; English for the Legal Profession; Narodne novine (2019), str. 129-200
RECOMMENDED: Milica Gačić; Englesko-hrvatski rječnik prava i međunarodnih i poslovnih odnosa; Školska knjiga (2010)
RECOMMENDED: M. Hewings; Advanced Grammar in Use; Cambridge University Press (2004)
Description
English for Law III is third in the series of compulsory courses of English for the legal profession. This course focuses on the legal terminology particular to specific areas of law. The content is based on English law, while some material and activities draw comparisons with the Croatian legal system. The chapter on criminal law introduces the basics of substantive and procedural criminal law. The unit on tort law presents a classification of torts, while a number of torts are dealt with in more detail, including the procedural aspects of tort litigation. A special part is dedicated to negligence, which is a frequent cause for litigation in English law. The chapter on contract law discusses the essential elements of contracts, contract formation and typical clauses found in commercial contracts. Also, legal remedies for breach of contract are presented. The chapter on family law introduces the rules of marriage, civil partnerships and the end thereof under English law. In the chapter on company law, the basis types of business organisation are presented. Finally, the employment law chapter discusses the notion of employment, types of employment contracts, some examples of employment law disputes and possible remedies. Each unit is accompanied by authentic texts which help broaden the knowledge on the presented topics, whether in class activities or as self-study material.
Exam dates
06. 02. 2023.
03. 04. 2023.
29. 05. 2023.
26. 06. 2023.
10. 07. 2023.
28. 08. 2023.
11. 09. 2023.