Teaching plan for the course unit

(Short version)


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General information


Course unit name: Business Legal Consultancy

Course unit code: 573835

Academic year: 2019-2020

Coordinator: Daniel Vazquez Albert

Department: Faculty of Law

Credits: 6

Single program: S



Estimated learning time

Total number of hours 150


Face-to-face and/or online activities



-  Lecture




Supervised project


Independent learning




Learning objectives


Referring to knowledge

Acquire an understanding of how a company is created and managed, in order to provide business organisations with effective legal counsel.


Referring to abilities and skills

Analyse the problem or issue described by the client and identify those aspects that will be important when providing counsel.

Identify the most appropriate courses of action and anticipate their legal consequences and effects.

Draft the legal documents required to provide counsel.

Use non-specialist language both orally and in writing to explain problems and draw conclusions about them to people who are not experts in legal matters.



Teaching blocks


1. Company incorporation: articles of association and shareholders agreements (family protocols)

2. Annual shareholders meeting and the Companies Registry (Registro Mercantil)

3. Challenging labour agreements

4. Company sale and purchase agreements and competition law

5. Contracts with finance companies (financial services contracts and financial guarantees)

6. Industrial property and unfair competition





Reading and study resources

Consulteu la disponibilitat a CERCABIB



BROSETA, M./ MARTÍNEZ SANZ, F., Manual de Derecho mercantil, Madrid, Tecnos, darrera versió.

JIMÉNEZ SÁNCHEZ, G. (coord.), Derecho mercantil, Barcelona, Ariel, darrera edició.

MENÉNDEZ, A., Lecciones de Derecho mercantil, Madrid, Thomson-Civitas, darrera edició.

SÁNCHEZ CALERO, F. y SÁNCHEZ-CALERO GUILARTE, J., Instituciones de Derecho mercantil, Madrid, McGraw Hill, darrera edició.

URÍA, R. y MENÉNDEZ, A., Curso de Derecho Mercantil, Madrid, Thomson-Civitas, darrera edició.

VICENT CHULIÁ, F., Introducción al Derecho mercantil, Valencia, Tirant lo Blanch, darrera edició