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Advanced Obligations and Remedies - LAWS6947

Year - 2020

This unit will explore a number of contentious issues arising in the law of civil obligations and remedies. It will revise and build on the fundamentals in the areas of torts, contracts and equity and place particular emphasis on the interaction of these three fields of the law. Particular topics and problems will involve issues of: causation and scope of liability; controlling liability by contract; tort duties to third parties to contracts; assessing loss; duties of good faith; fiduciary duties and conflicts. The unit will also include a number of guest lectures, to be announced.

Jul 6-10 (9-5)

Option 1: case note (20%) and 6000wd essay (80%) or Option 2: 8000wd essay (100%)

Additional information
Students cannot enrol directly into this unit in Sydney Student. Enrolment instructions will be provided upon successful registration. See Academic Profile Academic Profile

Assumed knowledge
Available to law graduates only


Faculty: Sydney Law School

Intensive July

22 Jun 2020

Department/School: Law
Study Mode: Block mode
Census Date: 10 Jul 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Prof Elisabeth Peden (Coordinator), Prof Barbara McDonald
HECS Band:
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