LAWS6947 - Advanced Obligations and Remedies

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  • Explore a number of contentious issues arising in the law of civil obligations and remedies.
  • 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.


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.


(Maximum places available: 20)

Sydney Law School in Europe
Clare College, Cambridge
Semester 2 Intensive
7, 8 & 10, 11 July 2014

For enrolment, fee and accommodation information, please visit the Sydney Law School in Europe website

The timetable is subject to frequent changes. Please refer to the latest version of the Postgraduate Timetable.


  • 1,500 Word Case Note (20%) and
  • 5,500 Word Essay (80%)


  • 7,000 Word Essay (100%)

Assumed Knowledge

Undergraduate Law degree.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

You can credit this unit towards Continuing Professional Development (CPD). Units of study that are part of Sydney Law School’s Postgraduate Program meet the necessary Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) of the Law Society of New South Wales and the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements of the New South Wales Bar Association. You may complete this unit of study by enrolling on a non-degree basis or on an audit basis only with no assessment via Single Unit Study.

Courses this unit is available in

Master of Laws | Graduate Diploma in Law | Master of Global Law | Master of Business Law | Graduate Diploma in Commercial Law