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LA3013 - Principles of Equity

Credit points: 03
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

Nature and history of equity, equitable interests, equitable assignments, fiduciary relationships, unconscionability,undue influence, estoppel, confidential information, equitable remedies (specific performance, declarations, injunctions, account and damages) and equitable defences (laches and acquiescence).

Learning Outcomes

  • Explain, analyse and critique equitable concepts, doctrines and maxims;
  • Explain and apply equitable concepts, doctrines and maxims in a range of practical scenarios;
  • Communicate clearly and persuasively in writing and argue persuasively in oral submissions;
  • Reflect on and self-evaluate oral communication skills and knowledge in practical legal contexts.
Assumed
Knowledge:
It is expected that Bachelor of Laws and Joint Bachelor of Laws students will have completed LA2015 Land Law 1 and LA2016 Land Law 2 before enrolling in LA3103:03 Principles of Equity.
Prerequisites: (LA1101 AND LA1102) AND (LA1105 or LA2011) and (LA1106 or LA2012)
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
LA3001

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coordinator: Dr Nichola Corbett-Jarvis
Lecturer: Ms Tina Hoyer.
Contact hours:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
    Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); presentations (35%); reflection (15%).

    Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
    Census Date 28-Mar-2019
    Coord/Lect: Dr Nichola Corbett-Jarvis.
    Contact hours:
    • 26 hours lectures
    • 12 hours tutorials
      Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); presentations (35%); reflection (15%).

      Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.