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Unit of study_

Breach of Contract - LAWS6809

Year - 2019

Every breach of contract gives rise to a right to claim damages, but not every breach confers a right of termination. The first part of this unit analyses the concept of breach of contract - the concept of standard of duty and the law's requirements for proof of breach. The balance of the unit is concerned with the circumstances in which breach of contract does confer a right of termination. From a remedial perspective this means that the unit is primarily about self-help - enforcement of a right (termination) rather than a remedy (damages).The unit includes a detailed consideration of express provisions for termination ("termination clauses"), their drafting, exercise and consequences.

Classes
Feb 9, 10 and Mar 9, 10 (9-5)

Assessment
compulsory 2500wd essay (25%) and 2hr exam or 6000wd essay (75%)

Additional information
Academic Profile https://sydney.edu.au/law/about/our-people.html. The unit is also available on a Continuing Professional Development basis https://sydney.edu.au/law/cpd/

Assumed knowledge
undergraduate law degree

Details

Faculty: Sydney Law School

Intensive March

18 Feb 2019

Department/School: Law
Study Mode: Block mode
Census Date: 22 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Prof Elisabeth Peden
HECS Band: 3
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