Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: The total class time is between 24 and 26 hours. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
This subject is not recommended for non-law graduates. Enquiries regarding the required level of background legal knowledge, subject content and assessment should be directed to the subject coordinator.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||
Applicants without legal qualifications should note that subjects are offered in the discipline of law at an advanced graduate level. While every effort will be made to meet the needs of students trained in other fields, concessions will not be made in the general level of instruction or assessment. Most subjects assume the knowledge usually acquired in a degree in law (LLB, JD or equivalent). Applicants should note that admission to some subjects in the Melbourne Law Masters will be dependent upon the individual applicant’s educational background and professional experience.
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
The Melbourne Law Masters welcomes applications from students with disabilities. The inherent academic requirements for study in the Melbourne Law Masters are:
Students who feel their disability will inhibit them from meeting these inherent academic requirements are encouraged to contact the Disability Liaison Unit: www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
For more information, contact the Melbourne Law Masters office.
Equitable doctrines and remedies have become increasingly important to commercial conduct and transactions over recent years. Their impact has not only been reflected in a host of judicial decisions that have developed significantly the law affecting commercial dealings, but in the raft of legislation that now builds on those equitable foundations. This subject considers some of the more pressing points of convergence between equitable doctrine and commercial practice, and examines their ongoing relationship with key statutory counterparts. In doing so, the subject is tightly structured to ensure that students are both exposed to cutting-edge legal theory concerning court-led equitable developments and to the practical ramifications of those developments for commercial practice and transactions.
Principal topics will include:
A student who has successfully completed this subject should:
Core subject materials will be provided free of charge to all students. Some subjects require further texts to be purchased. Details regarding any prescribed texts will be provided prior to the commencement of the subject.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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|Links to further information:||www.law.unimelb.edu.au/subject/LAWS70011/2014|
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