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Business Law Courses

If you work in a specific business sector such as Property Management, Real Estate and do not wish to complete the full Paralegal Course, you can select one of our Business Law Modules for your sector eg Conveyancing only  or Litigation only if you are in Debt Recovery.

These Business Law Courses are designed to help candidates enhance their legal knowledge in the workplace, whether you are in the UK or abroad. They do not replace instructing Solicitors or Barristers for more complex and intricate legal matters and transactions.

Your career will benefit from knowing legal procedures, conveyancing protocol and general knowledge of the English Legal System. 

We have estimated the Minimum Study Time for each module as 8 weeks, which is based on 2 hours study each week.  Students can, however, complete in a longer or shorter time as suits their busy schedule.  Most students complete each module within 6 months.

Business Law Syllabus


English Law Diploma courses at OTC - UK

Module 1

Business Law Diploma in English Law

General Principles of English Law

1. English Legal System: Common Law System, Courts of Law, Tribunals, Arbitration, The Judiciary, Jurisdiction, Appeals, Legal Aid

2. Contract Law: Formation of Contracts, Elements, Offer and Acceptance, Vagueness, Incompleteness, Termination of an Offer, Invitation to Treat, Implied Terms, Express Terms, Contractual Obligations, Exclusion Clauses, Defective Contracts, Discharge of Contractual Obligations, Remedies for Breach of Contract

3. Law of Tort: Tort Against Person, Property, Goods, Duty of Care, Defences in Tort, Act of God, Self Defence, Contributory Negligence, Remedies in Tort

4. Criminal Law: Classes of Offences, Classes of Trials, Mode of Trial, Committal Proceedings, Disclosure, Witness Orders, Plea Bargaining, Liability in Criminal Law, Murder, Manslaughter, Theft, Mens Rea, Actus Reus

5. Civil Law: Pre-trial Procedures, Civil Procedure Rules, Interlocutory Proceedings, Enforcement of Judgment, Writ of Fieri Facias, Garnishee Order, Writ of Sequestration, Charging Order

Course Fees

Full Payment: £450.00 (including 10% discount)

Instalments: £99.00 x 5 monthly

Business Law Conveyancing Certificate courses - online

Module 2

Business Law Conveyancing Certificate

Conveyancing:

1. Buying and Selling procedures for properties in England and Wales

2. Purchasers Transaction for Freehold, Leasehold or Commonhold Properties

3. Sellers Transactions for Freehold, Leasehold or Commonhold Properties

4. Taking Instructions from Clients

5. Mortgages

6. Surveys

7. Preparing searches using relevant forms for Local Authority Searches, Drainage and Water Searches, Priority Searches, Bankruptcy Searches

8. Registration at HM Land Registry

9. Proofreading Conveyancing Documents

Course Fees

Full Payment: £300.00 (including 10% discount)

Instalments: £82.50 x 4 monthly

Business Law Litigation Certificate Courses - online

Module 3

Business Law Litigation Certificate

Criminal Litigation:
1. English Criminal Courts Structure, Jurisdiction, Personnel, Divided Profession

2. Criminal Law Procedures, Police Arrests, Charge, CPS

3. Criminal Law

4. Trial

5. Sentencing Powers of the Courts

Civil Litigation:

6. English Civil Courts Structure, Jurisdiction, Personnel

7. Civil Procedures, Civil Procedure Rules

8. Commencing Civil Court Cases

9. Preparing Claim Form, Particulars of Claim

Matrimonial

10. Preparing Divorce Petitions

11. Dealing with Statement of Arrangements for Children

12. Applying for Decree Absolute

13. Proofreading Litigation Documents

Course Fees

Full Payment: £300.00 (including 10% discount)

Instalments: £82.50 x 4 monthly

Corporate Law Certificate courses - OTC UK online

Module 4

Corporate Law Certificate

Corporate Law:

1. Nature of Business, Sole Traders, Partnerships, Limited Companies, NPOs

2. Company Formation

3. Advantages and Disadvantages of various types of Businesses

4. Responsibilities of Directors and Shareholders

5. Shares, Bonds, Debentures, Dividends

6. Tax Liability

7. Mergers and Acquisitions

8. Insolvency

9. Proofreading Corporate Law Documents

Course Fees

Full Payment: £300.00 (including 10% discount)

Instalments: £82.50 x 4 monthly

Legal Skills and Techniques courses

Module 5

Legal Skills and Techniques Diploma

1. Business Awareness

2. Client Relations

3. Interviewing Skills

4. Negotiating Skills

5. Professional Conduct

6. Legal Writing Skills

7. Legal Drafting Skills

Course Fee

Full Payment: £450.00 (including 10% discount)

Instalments: £99.00 x 5 monthly

Wills and Probate Certificate courses

Module 6

Wills and Probate Certificate

Wills and Probate:

1. Creating a Valid Will

2. Elements of a Valid Will

3. Revocation of a Will

4. Roles of Executors, Trustees, Guardians, Administrators

5. Obtaining Grant of Probate

6. Rules of Intestacy

7. Contesting a Will under the Inheritance (Family and Dependents) Act 1975

8. Taking Instructions from Clients

9. Clients Communication

10. Proofreading Skills

Course Fee

Full Payment: £300.00 (including 10% discount)

Instalments: £82.50 x 4 monthly


Minimum Estimated Study Time:  8 weeks per Module (based on 3 hours study per week)


Students have up to 2 years to complete the Module for which they have registered.

Instalments are payable every 4 weeks and must be completed prior to issue of Diploma.

Course material and exam fees are included within course fees.  There is an additional Re-sit Fee of £30.00 if students need to re-sit any exam.


Exam Re-sit: £30.00

Hi Wendy

Just a note to let you know that I received my Law Diploma in the mail today and it arrived in perfect condition.
Although I am employed in a family business and not a legal environment, the knowledge that I gained has been extremely useful as I am the Accountant and look after all the legal and corporate aspects of the business. It was a great feeling to receive As on all my assignments and I thank you again for some very informative, and at times, challenging courses. For me I have gained a vast amount of knowledge and personal development and I really enjoyed all of the courses.
Thanks again to you and Abbey and I wish you continued success.

Very best regards.
“Dear Wendy, Thank you very much for your comments. Much appreciated! I'm happy to say I am enjoying the course very much. What I have learnt has 
helped me to advise my friend about his entitlement to Legal Aid.” 

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