School of Law

SOLM140 Insurance Contracts (Sem 1)

Module Description

This half module looks at particular types of insurance contract. It considers the impact on specific insurance contracts of the application of general principles of insurance contract, the terms that appear in different types of contract, their function and how they are interpreted by the courts, and how the applicable legislative environment varies with different types of insurance. 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

2.15 min examination

Credits

15 Credits