LAWS 4014 Remedies

Credit Points 10

Coordinator Ludmilla Robinson Opens in new window

Description This subject examines the principles of the major common law, equitable, restitutionary and statutory remedies available in Australia to wronged parties in a variety of circumstances. Emphasis is on the analysis of practical and theoretical advantages and disadvantages of various remedies. Topics include the effectiveness of common law, equitable and statutory remedies and the law of restitution and the scope of each of these remedies.

School Law

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Level Undergraduate Level 4 subject

Pre-requisite(s) 200757 Equity and Trusts

Equivalent Subjects 200200 Equity Trusts and Remedies 2 AND
200756 Remedies

Learning Outcomes

1. Analyse common law, equitable, restitutionary, and statutory remedial concepts
2. Analyse and solve practical remedial problems and theoretical legal issues
3. Evaluate legal information from a range of primary and secondary sources
4. Construct critically arguments by reference to appropriate evidence, authority and alternative perspectives

Subject Content

1. Common law damages
2. Account of Profits
3. Restitution for Unjust Enrichment
4. Restitution and Disgorgement Generally
5. Declaratory Relief
6. Specific Performance
7. Injunctions
8. Quasi-injunctive relief
9. Rescission
10. Equitable Compensation
11. Damages in Equity
12. Constructive Trusts
13. Rectification
14. Delivery up
15. Specific Restitution of Property
16. Statutory Remedies
17. Other Remedies
18. Defensive Remedies

Assessment

The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Online Quiz 30 minutes x 5 20 N Individual
Professional Task 2,500 words 35 N Individual
Final Exam 3 hours 45 N Individual

Prescribed Texts

  • Covell & Lupton, Principles of Remedies 7th ed, LexisNexis, 2019.
  • Normann Witzleb et al, Remedies: Commentary and Materials (Thomson Reuters, 7th ed, 2020).

Teaching Periods

2022 Semester 1

Parramatta - Victoria Rd

Evening

Subject Contact Ludmilla Robinson Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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2022 Semester 2

Campbelltown

Evening

Subject Contact Ludmilla Robinson Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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Parramatta - Victoria Rd

Day

Subject Contact Ludmilla Robinson Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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Evening

Subject Contact Ludmilla Robinson Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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