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INTERNATIONAL TRADE LAW

INTERNATIONAL TRADE SUBJECT SERIES 

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WHAT IS INTERNATIONAL TRADE LAW?

International sales are cross border sales contracts. Why is this important – this is how our shops get stocked with our favourite imported products.  Freedom of contract is the Common Law’s desire to preserve it for International Sale contracts. It is important as it is necessary to determine under which law the contract is governed if a dispute was to arise. The Common Law, respects personal autonomy rather than being paternalistic, this attracts international traders due to its informality and minimum state intervention. International Trade Law is important as it makes trading easier, cost effective and quicker. Such example would be that oral contracts are enforceable whereas in other countries contracts have to be formal and written down.

STUDYING THE LAW OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE

International Trade Law is an elective subject which is studied as an LLB elective or a LLM Masters module. Our International Trade Law tutors can provide students with an awareness of the core principles. Helping them to critically assess challenging mock factual scenarios and be able to pick out legal issues in the various areas of International Trade Law. Our law tutors can help law students apply their knowledge when writing a formal assessment and present a reasoned argument and make a judgment on competing viewpoints. Our International Trade Law book is available to all law students and is purchasable via the Amazon platform now.