Business law/ Scottish law

Write an essay of 1,000 words (including footnotes but excluding any bibliography) on either of the

undernoted questions:


  1. Alice, Brian and Charlotte wish to set up a business enterprise together, hand-making

violins, violas and cellos for disceming customers. Each can bring £200,000 to the

enterprise. They have big visions for the future, and would like to see their business become

to the orchestral string section what Steinway is to the piano — the #1 name. Advise them as

to the form of business organisation — tegal vehicle for business endeavour — they might



  1. Under partnership law particular legal issues arise (1) when persons join existing

partnerships as new members, and (2) when partners resign from or retire from partnership

firms that are intending to continue in business. With reference to the appropriate sections

in the 1890 Act and relevant case law, discuss what these issues are and how the law deals

with them.


  1. Enumerate the general principles of the law of delict as illustrated in the judgment of the

Sheriff in the case of Helen Trueman v Aberdeenshire Council (2007) (see


b500-ff0000d7 4aa7 for the Scottish Courts law report).