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In this video, I talk about the TOLES Exam, the ONLY certified English exam for lawyers.
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What the TOLES Exam is
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And at the end, I will share a resource on how to see if you're ready for this exam
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The word negligence is a very common legal term nowadays. However, the modern concept of negligence can largely be traced back to 1932 when a House of Lords' decision set out the principle whereby one person would owe a duty of care to another.
In today's video, we are going to talk about a case that almost every lawyer in every common law system in the world is familiar with. It is the famous case of Donoghue v Stevenson.
The case of Donoghue v Stevenson has a vital role in the determination of when a duty of care exists in negligence. The existence of a duty of care, which is owed to, by the defendant to the complainant is the very first ingredient without which, no cause of action arises. It can be said that this case has played an important role in the history and growth of the tort of negligence.
The ruling, in this case, established the civil law tort of negligence and obliged businesses to observe a duty of care towards...
Have you heard about the Carbolic smoke ball? In today's video we are going to look at the curious case of the carbolic smoke ball; known to legal students the world over; that forced companies to treat customers honestly and openly and still has an impact today. Furthermore, it is a fantastic case to understand the four elements of en English contract.
In today’s video, we are going to talk about vicarious liability and look at the case study of WM Morrison Supermarkets Plc (Morrisons) v. Various Claimants .
The decision of the Supreme Court in this case is a very important one. The decision builds on previous case law to provide further guidance as to what should be considered within the ordinary course of employment. It ensures businesses will not be liable for acts of their employees that are wholly outside their authorized remit.
Links mentioned in this video:
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>> Press summary (a great resource to enhance your understanding of the case)
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The tax season is upon us and I am sure that even though many of you are not tax advisors, learning a few basic terms about taxation in English could be helpful. That is why this week I've decided to teach some taxation vocabulary.
Do you know how you say 'declaración de la renta' in English? Or 'ejercicio fiscal'? or 'tramo del IRPF'?
Do you know how to structure sentences using them?
In this video, you will learn some taxation vocabulary that you SHOULD know as a lawyer, even if taxation is not your area of specialty. What are you waiting for? GO WATCH IT RIGHT NOW! I promise, your 5 minutes will be well spent!