Topic Busines Law topic mention below
Write an essay of 1,200 words (including footnotes but excluding any bibliography) on either of the undernoted questions: Either 1. Alice, Brian and Charlotte wish to set up a business enterprise together, hand-making violins, violas and cellos for discerning customers. Each can bring £200,000 to the enterprise. They have big visions for the future, and would like to see their business become to the orchestral string section what Steinway is to the piano – the #1 name. Advise them as to the form of business organisation – legal vehicle for business endeavour – they might adopt? or 2. Under partnership law particular legal issues arise (1) when persons join existing partnerships as new members, and (2) when partners resign from or retire from partnership firms that are intending to continue in business. With reference to the appropriate sections in the 1890 Act and relevant case law, discuss what these issues are and how the law deals with them. or 3. Enumerate the general principles of the law of delict as illustrated in the judgment of the Sheriff in the case of Helen Trueman v Aberdeenshire Council (2007) (see http://www.scotcourts.gov.uk/search-judgments/judgment?id=c9d786a6-8980-69d2b500-ff0000d74aa7 for the Scottish Courts law report). or 4. Why is the principle in Salomon v Salomon Ltd  AC 22 regarded as a very important case in company law? Is it a good principle, in your opinion? Under what circumstances might the courts decide to ignore the Salomon principle? or 5. Find a legal dispute that has started in a court of first instance and been successfully appealed in a court of appellate jurisdiction. Discuss the legal issues in the dispute and how the appellate court came to over-rule the decision of the lower court. The subject of the dispute must be one covered in this course.