MLL331 - Corporate Law


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Online, Community Based Delivery (CBD)*

Credit point(s): 1
Previously coded as: MLL221
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

For Bachelor of Laws (including combined Law awards) students only


Students enrolled before 2019: Successful completion of MLL110 plus 5 additional Law (MLL) units
Students commencing from 2019: Successful completion of MLL110 and MLL113 plus 5 additional Law (MLL) units

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: MLC203, MLL221
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

2 hour class + 1 hour class + 1 hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - online

2h class + 1h class (recordings provided) + 1h online seminar per week


Seminars for this unit commence in Week 2 of the Trimester.

*Community Based Delivery (CBD) is for NIKERI students only



The unit provides an overview of the fundamental characteristics of companies and the legal principles that regulate the establishment, management and dissolution of companies in Australia. Topics include: corporate personality; promoters and pre-registration contracts; registration of corporations; the corporate constitution; shares and dividends; corporate fundraising; appointment and removal of directors; directors' duties; and external administration. 

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