UK Business Law Assessment

LAW5A4 Introduction to Business Law




Second Summative Assessment Instructions


Due Date: 17th December 2020



WORD COUNT: 1500 Words (2 x 750 Words)





1. You must answer a total of any TWO questions out of the FIVE questions specified in these assessment instructions. All questions carry equal marks.


2. You should present your answer to each question in the form of an essay of not more than 750 words per question.


3. You are permitted to refer to one of the recommended textbooks such as Law for Business Students, Adams, A. (Pearson Publishing). You are also permitted to refer to other relevant textbooks, internet resources and legal journals/articles – In such event you should provide a bibliography identifying your sources. The bibliography must be provided at the end of your assessment. It does not form part of the overall word count.


4. Your completed assessment should contain a title page containing your name and student number.


5. Your completed assessment must be electronically submitted via Blackboard by 11.59pm on Thursday 17th December 2020. No other method of submission will be accepted. It should be submitted to Blackboard in the Assessment area marked “Second Summative Assessment Submission (Due Date: 17th December 2020)”. No other method of submission will be accepted.




Each one of your two answers will be marked out of 100. This assessment counts towards 40% of the overall mark for the LAW5A4 Module.


Marks will be given for:


· Quality of response to the presented question.

· Demonstrating a broad knowledge and general understanding of the main areas covered by the presented question.

· Demonstrating awareness and understanding of the specific issues raised by the presented question.

· Collection, comparison and synthesising relevant information from different sources.

· Presentation of an analytical conclusion in response to the presented question.





GUIDELINES TO STUDENTS: Answer any TWO questions out of FIVE questions. All questions carry equal marks.



1. Adam wants to sell his motor car. He writes to his friend Chantelle and offers to sell it to her for £5000. Chantelle says she will think about it. Three days later, Chantelle telephones Adam and offers £4000 for the car. Adam refuses to sell for this price. One week later Chantelle changes her mind and writes to Adam agreeing to purchase the car for £5000. Adam has now found another buyer for the car and refuses to sell to Chantelle.

Discuss the relevant rules on the formation of a contract and advise Adam on whether or not there is a valid contract between himself and Chantelle.

(Marked out of 100)



1. With reference to the Consumer Rights Act 2015, assess the protection that consumers presently have in connection with the sale of goods.

(Marked out of 100)



1. Discuss the common law and statutory rules which engage on an actionable misrepresentation.

(Marked out of 100)



1. With reference to the common law, identify the essential requirements that are necessary in order to establish the tort of negligence.

(Marked out of 100)



1. What are the statutory duties that are imposed on directors in the management of a company?

(Marked out of 100)






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