2017 Winter School Subject List

Equity (LAWS2015) - Applications Closed

Faculty: Law (Sydney Law School)
Department: Law (Sydney Law School)
Level: Undergraduate
Credit Points: 6

Instructors:
(1) Mr Jamie Glister - jamie.glister@sydney.edu.au

Contacts:
(1)  Professional Law Programs  - Law.professional@sydney.edu.au

Start Date: 06 Jul 2017 
End Date: 14 Jul 2017 
Capacity: 30 
Status: Applications Closed 
Applications Open: 10 May 2017 
Applications Close: 19 Jun 2017 
Census date: 10 Jul 2017 
On-time withdrawals close: 10 Jul 2017 
Available to audit: No
Open to HSC graduates?: No

Prerequisites:

  1. Assumed Knowledge: - 

    LAWS2012 Introduction to Property & Commercial Law

  2. Note: - 

    All enrolments are subject to approval by the Sydney Law School.

  3. Note: - 

    Enrolment is restricted to University of Sydney Bachelor of Laws students only.

Description

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.

Assessment

1 x 30min interim assessment (10%) to take place in class. 1 x 2hrs + 15mins final exam, closed-book (90%)

Timetable

Start Date: 06 Jul 2017     End Date: 14 Jul 2017

Lectures:

Thur 6th & 13th

Fri 7th & 14th

Mon 10th

Tues 11th

All Classes are 9:00 - 16:00

Mid Sess Exam: Mon 10th Jul 2017 (In Class Exam - 9:30am Start Time, 30 mins exam)

Final Exam: Fri 21st Jul 2017 (10:00am Start Time, 2 hr exam & 15 mins Reading Time)

Venues

Lectures:

Mon & Tue - New Law School Annexe Seminar Room 342

Thu & Fri - Carslaw Lecture Theatre 159

Exam: New Law School Lecture Theatre 026

Texts

TBC