Contract Law

05-326  Contract Law

first cycle professional higher education study programme Management

Course Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Elizabeta Zirnstein, Assoc. Prof. Matjaž Nahtigal

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Course purpose

  • The aim of the course is for students to understand the general and specific requirements to reach enforceable contracts, but also to understand the legal consequences of the breaches of contracts. The aim is also to empower students for planning the stipulation of contracts for their effective  establishment and realisation, but also to secure business.

Content (Syllabus outline)

  • Introduction to contract law: formation of contracts, characteristic of contractual relations, distinction from other legal relations. Legal sources of contractual relation. Business contracts: introduction to contracts.
  • Presuppositions of contract formation. Principal and agency. Types of contracts.
  • The meaning of contractual commitment, the purpose of contractual fulfilment. Characteristics of creditor – debtor relation.
  • The principles of contractual relations, their role and importance. A detailed analysis of each of the principles accompanied with the cases from judicial practice.
  • Invalidity of contracts, imperfection of contracts, inability to recover contractual claims.
  • Breaches of contracts, imperfection of contracts, inability to recover contractual claims.

 

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