UNIT OF STUDY
An appreciation of equitable principles and remedies is fundamental to understanding the legal system and the law of property, taxation and obligations. This unit of study explains the origins of the equitable jurisdiction and examines its role today. A substantial part of the unit is dedicated to study of the law of trusts, including remedial constructive trusts. Other topics include fiduciary obligations, breach of confidence, the doctrines of estoppel, and a study of the equitable remedies of the injunction, an account of profits and equitable compensation.
Further unit of study information
2x2hr seminars/week for 10 weeks
Compulsory interim exam (20%) and 2hr final closed book exam (80%)
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
LAWS5000, LAWS5000, LAWS5000
LAWS2004 or LAWS2015, LAWS2004 or LAWS2015, LAWS2004 or LAWS2015
Study this unit outside a degree
If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.
If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.