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Level 7 Corporate & Business Structures  - Single Unit

This unit forms part of the Level 7 - PostGraduate Diploma in Paralegal Practice. It can be studied indiviually. 

 

Course Fees

Single Subjects £400 (Incl. VAT) or pay a deposit of £150 followed by two instalments of £125

 

Full Course £1420 (Incl. VAT) or pay a deposit of £400 and six monthly instalments of £170

Includes: 

• All course material

• Assignment and test marking

• Full tutorial support

• One-year NALP student membership

• Certificate on completion

 

Assessment is continuous by assignment. Assignments can be requested when the learner is ready, and once requested and sent, the Learner will have a four week period in which to complete the assignment and return by the due date. Assignments are marked and graded either with a pass (45 - 64%), merit (65 - 79%) and distinction (80-100%).

Tutors are on hand to answer any queries that the student may have and give unlimited help and guidance if there is anything that the student may not fully understand with regard to the material.

Please note: Legal Skills will be integrated into the assignments.

 

Learning Outcomes 

  • Critically analyse and explain the nature and formulation of corporate and non corporate business structures including personnel

 

  • Critically review, assess, justify and explain financial and tax implications of corporate and non-corporate business structures

Syllabus

  • Types of business structures and companies
  • Incorporartion - The 'veil of incorporation'
  • Public and private companies
  • Incorporation procedure: The memorandum and articles of association, 
  • Reasons and consquences of liquidation of companies
  • Creation and dissolution of partnerships
  • Companies versus partnerships: Taxation, company shareholdser, company directors
  • Financial aspects of business
  • Reconstructions, mergers and takeovers

 


Entry Requirements

One of the following is required or equivalent - if unsure, please contact us 0845 862 7000
UK Graduates require either an LL.B, BA LAW or CPE/GDL which has successfully been completed within the last 7 years. However, if a degree has been attained prior to this, then consideration may be given subject to the applicant's level of experience since attaining their degree. Please contact NALP to discuss eligibility.
Graduates who have gained their LLB oustide of the UK should have studied The English Legal System as part of their undergraduate course and provide evidence of this on applying for the the Level 7 Diploma in Paralegal Practice.
If you are a non UK law Graduate and have NOT studied the English Legal System, you have the option of studying Part 1 of the Level 4 Diploma in Paralegal Studies: General Principals of Law before commencing this course. NB you also require evidence of English Language proficiency at IELTS Level 6 or equivalent