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Private International Law - LJU4804

Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 8 Credits: 12
Module presented in English,Afrikaans
Recommendation: Should be taken together with or follow on SCL1501 and ILW1501.
Purpose: The module enables students to gain advanced knowledge, insight and skills for the analysis and solution of problems relating to South African private international law and selected aspects of international trade law. The content is based on the practice of law, current research and case law. This module would be useful to all legal practitioners faced with cases involving a foreign element. Students credited with this module are able to: demonstrate an advanced knowledge of private international law and related aspects of international trade law and its role in legal disputes; analyse theoretical and practical aspects underlying private international law and selected aspects of international trade law; do research and produce critical legal arguments, and with guided support, take responsibility for the legal opinions that they advance; apply theory to practice in the context of private international law and international trade law in their day-to-day environment; solve complex legal problems relating to private international law and selected aspects of international trade law.