School of Law

SOLM138 General Principles of Insurance Law (Sem 1)

Module Description

This modules provides students with an overview of the general principles of law involved in the formation of the insurance contract, the terms of policies and the claims process, as well as the role of brokers and the conduct of business at Lloyd's of London. Insurance is fundamental to a modern economy, allowing businesses and individuals to transfer the risk of loss, thereby facilitating investment and protecting wealth, and London is a world centre of the insurance industry. Students require no prior knowledge of insurance or English law. They will learn all they need to know as the module progresses.

Applicable Groupings

  • LLM in Commercial and Corporate Law
  • LLM in International Business Law
  • LLM in Insurance Law

Mode of Assessment

3.15 hour examination

Credits

30 Credits