Business law (or the law of business organisations) is the area of law concerning companies and other business organisations. This includes corporations, partnerships and other associations which usually carry on some form of economic or charitable activity
If you are a law student or you have, or are thinking about, setting up your own business,this textbook will provide you with an essential grounding in company structure and law within Ireland. The structure of business and the legal requirements for partners, directors, shareholders and company secretaries are crucial in order to ensure that companies stay within the law and avoid costly and potentially devastating leadership mistakes.Business law is a broad spectrum in Irish law, is utilises various legal principles and doctrines such as the law of Contract, the law of Tort, Company law, Consumer law, the law of Agency, EU law, Employment law and of course, legal theory, jurisprudence and the fundamentals of the Irish legal system.
Simply put; Business law helps those who are about to embark on anew business venture, a new law student or any lay person who wants to understand business law in Ireland. This textbook will give the reader all of the basics of business law. It is designed to introduce readers to some important aspects of business Law by providing readers with an understanding and overview of the Irish Legal System, law of Contract, Tort, Agency,Employment, Consumer and Company law. It also introduces readers to the skills of finding and reading legal materials and how to tackle law questions. Directors or secretaries must be aware that the new Companies Act 2014 has imposed even more liabilities and duties on them.