Introduction to Law


Auditing and Taxation

4 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 45,0 TP


Not applicable.

1.Provide an overview of the legal system.
2.To identify legal rules
3.To know and understand the sources and branches of law.
4.To know and understand the Organic Law of the State.
5.To understand the legal relationship to society.
6.Analyse and understand the law of obligations.

1.Introductory notions.
2.The concepts of law.
3.The State's political organisation.
4.Sources of Law.
5.Law branches.
6.Law interpretation and integration.
7.The legal relation.
8.Law of obligations.

Evaluation Methodology
Two mid-term tests.Final exam.

- Ascensão, J. (2003). Direito Introdução e Teoria Geral. Lisboa: Almedina
- Varela, J. (2012). Das Obrigações em Geral. (Vol. I). Lisboa: Almedina
- Mendes, J. (1994). Introdução ao Estudo do Direito. Lisboa: Pedro Ferreira

Method of interaction
Lectures including worksheets

Software used in class