Recent and important High Court Commercial Law Cases

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$149.00

CPD Points 1.5

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  • C4: Substantive Law (1.5)

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Recent and important High Court Commercial Law Cases

The Law Society of Western Australia is the professional association for Western Australian barristers and solicitors

 

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This seminar looks at recent and important High Court commercial law cases. It will do so in seven sections. This module will cover developments in proportionate liability, contract damages, and the law of penalties, by reference to 3 cases: - Paciocco v Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Ltd and changes to the accepted approach to penalty clauses - Limitations of statutory proportionate liability regimes and Selig v Wealthsure - Clark v Macourt and the High Court’s approach to the assessment of damages in contract - Concluding summary and Q&A

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