Module 6 of the Diploma in Legal Practice (DLP) is on Civil and Commercial transactions. It covers transactions of a civil nature and transactions having a commercial character.
The module aims at giving a hands-on experience in the everyday practice of the work as a transactional lawyer. It covers different components that consist of Family transactions, land transactions, corporate transactions, insolvency practice, public-private partnerships, financial transactions, legal aspects of taxation and procedural aspects of intellectual property.
At the end of the module, trainees are expected to:
- Understand the rules which govern the transfer of household property;
- Provide advices on household properties management related matters;
- Understand the procedures of land registration;
- Understand the procedures of transferring a land;
- Provide advices on land registration and transfer issues;
- Distinguish between different forms of corporations;
- Understand companies’ incorporation, merging and acquisitions;
- Understand the basics of insolvency practice;
- Be able to act as an administrator of a company under insolvency procedure;
- Understand the purpose of public-private partnerships;
- Distinguish between different arrangements in the context of public-private partnerships;
- Understand the role and importance of financial markets in commercial transactions;
- Distinguish between different financial institutions and their respective regulatory frameworks;
- Comprehend different types of taxes and tax procedure;
- Understand procedural aspects of intellectual property both at the level of acquisition and of enforcement of intellectual property rights;
- Distinguish between different forms of intellectual property rights protections;
- Understand principles governing intellectual property rights.