Not available in 2012
Previously offered in 2009, 2006, 2005, 2004
This course is not available to students enrolled in a combined law degree program.
Develops topics in contract introduced in LEGL1001 including consideration, estoppel, misrepresentation, duress, undue influence, the terms of the contract and the ending of contractual obligations, with emphasis on modification of the common law by statute, eg consumer protection provisions.
There are many areas of contract law which are relevant in professional fields outside the legal profession. This course will equip students with a comprehensive understanding of contract law and the role it plays in everyday life, both within business and beyond. This course will teach students to critically reflect upon and analytically apply the law relevant to contracts in the context of professional practice, responsibility and legal risk management for economics, commerce, management and other business professionals.
The topics covered will include:
1. Formation of contracts
2. Terms of Contracts
3. Parties to Contracts
6. Illegal Contracts
7. Discharging Contracts and Remedies
LEGL1001 Foundations of Law
Modes of Delivery
Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term