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YourGDL CaseSummaries is broken down into the key seven subjects, each one divided into a series of easily digestible topics.

YourGDL CaseSummaries

YourGDL CaseSummaries comprises all 7 subjects taught on the GDL, and all core topics; listed here below.


Contract

  • Agreement and Intention
  • Consideration
  • Privity of contract
  • Terms and exemption clauses
  • Misrepresentation
  • Mistake
  • Undue Influence
  • Discharge of Contract
  • Remedies for Breach of Contract

Criminal

  • General principles
  • Homicide offence I: Murder
  • Non-fatal offences against the person
  • Sexual Offences
  • Drug offences
  • Homicide offence II: Involuntary Manslaughter
  • Criminal Damage
  • Theft
  • Robbery, Blackmail and Burglary
  • Fraud and Making off without Payment
  • Inchoate Offences

Equity

  • The Three Certainties
  • Formalities
  • Secret trusts
  • Private purpose trusts / unincorporated associations
  • Implied trusts of the home
  • Fiduciary duties
  • Administration of a trust
  • Tracing and liability of strangers
  • Remedies

EU

  • Enforceability of EU law before a National Court
  • Free Movement of Goods (fiscal barriers)
  • Free Movement of Good (non-fiscal barriers)
  • Free Movement of Persons - Workers
  • Freedom of Establishment
  • Competition Law - Article 102 TFEU
  • Competition Law - Article 101 TFEU

Land

  • Introduction to Land and Fixtures and Chattels
  • Enforceability of Third-Party Rights (Registered / Unregistered)
  • Proprietary Estoppel
  • Freehold Covenants
  • Mortgages
  • Easements
  • Leases
  • Leasehold Covenants
  • Trusts of Land and Co-ownership

Public

  • Flexibility of the UK constitution
  • Separation of Powers
  • Parliamentary Supremacy
  • Human Rights - Articles 2, 3, 5 and 6
  • Human Rights - Articles 8 and 10
  • Judicial Review
  • The Constitutional Context of Judicial Review

Tort

  • Trespass to the Person
  • Negligence (Duty and Breach)
  • Negligence (Causation and Defences)
  • Employers' Liability / Vicarious Liability
  • Professional / Clinical Negligence
  • Product Liability
  • Occupiers’ Liability
  • Defamation
  • Nuisance
  • Remedies

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