|Course code LEGL2005||Units 10||Level 2000||Faculty of Business and LawNewcastle Law School|
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.
Not available in 2015
|Objectives||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.|
|Content||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
|Assumed Knowledge||LEGL1001 Foundations of Law|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term