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“The doctrine of ‘separate legal personality’, as embodied in Salomon v Salomon & Co Ltd [1897] AC 22, has been fatally undermined by the number of subsequent exceptions to it.” Discuss this statement, stating whether you agree or disagree, in whole or in part, and why.

“The doctrine of ‘separate legal personality’, as embodied in Salomon v Salomon & Co Ltd [1897] AC 22, has been fatally undermined by the number of subsequent exceptions to it.” Discuss this statement, stating whether you agree or disagree, in whole or in part, and why.

| October 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

  The purpose of this essay will be to argue that the doctrine of separate legal personality has only been partly but not wholly undermined by the exceptions to it.

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“The doctrine of ‘separate legal personality’, as embodied in Salomon v Salomon & Co Ltd [1897] AC 22, has been fatally undermined by the number of subsequent exceptions to it.” Discuss this statement, stating whether you agree or disagree, in whole or in part, and why.

“The doctrine of ‘separate legal personality’, as embodied in Salomon v Salomon & Co Ltd [1897] AC 22, has been fatally undermined by the number of subsequent exceptions to it.” Discuss this statement, stating whether you agree or disagree, in whole or in part, and why.

| October 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

  Abstract Comments on the doctrine of separate legal personality, a major principle in English company law, and the fear that the growing number of exceptions to the doctrine is fatally undermining it.  Explores the doctrine and its main exceptions to assess the extent to which the exceptions undermine the doctrine of separate legal personality. […]

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Salomon v A. Salomon Ltd

Salomon v A. Salomon Ltd

| June 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

  This essay argues that the doctrine of ‘separate legal personality’ confirmed in the case of Salomon v A. Salomon Ltd though greatly diminished in importance by numerous judicial and statutory exceptions, remains bedrock English company law. The essay explains the meaning and origin of the doctrine before discussing the various judicial and legislative exceptions […]

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Anti-Deprivation Rule – Exam Notes

Anti-Deprivation Rule – Exam Notes

| May 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

The anti-deprivation rule, also known as the subordination or flipping rule, is a common law rule of public interest where one party cannot contractually agree that his assets on insolvency will become property of another party.

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“The doctrine of ‘separate legal personality’, as embodied in Salomon v Salomon & Co Ltd [1897] AC 22, has been fatally undermined by the number of subsequent exceptions to it.”

“The doctrine of ‘separate legal personality’, as embodied in Salomon v Salomon & Co Ltd [1897] AC 22, has been fatally undermined by the number of subsequent exceptions to it.”

| April 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Some argue that the doctrine in Salomon has been fatally undermined by the number of subsequent exceptions to it. This essay looks at the various exceptions, including statutory and judicial and decides the consequence of them on the doctrine. It is argued that statutory exceptions do not undermine the principle in Salomon as they do […]

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Free Law Essay: UK Trademark Law and Fashion Brands

Free Law Essay: UK Trademark Law and Fashion Brands

| October 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

Does UK Trademark law offer enough protection for Fashion Brands?

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Law Essay: Legal Framework of European Union Citizenship

Law Essay: Legal Framework of European Union Citizenship

| October 20, 2011 | 1 Comment

How has the legal framework of European Union citizenship been constructed? To what extent has this translated into a substantive practice of European citizenship?

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Free Discrimination Essay

Free Discrimination Essay

| October 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

‘The prohibition of discrimination arising from disability in the Equality Act 2010 s.15 has, to a great extent, rectified the damage done to the protection of disable people by the House of Lords decision in Mayor and Burgesses of the London Borough of Lewisham (Appellants) v Malcolm [2008] UKHL 43’

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Free Company Law Essay

Free Company Law Essay

| October 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

1.  “The courts have interpreted ‘variation’ for the purposes of s.630 Companies Act 2006 in a rather strict and literal way but this has never caused any great concern.” – To what extent, if any, is this statement true? 

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Free Human Rights Dissertation

Free Human Rights Dissertation

| October 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

A critical analysis of the effect of Article 8 and Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights on newspapers in the UK with an emphasis on libel laws

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