Jeffrey Goldberger: Update on recent contract law cases

Jeffrey Goldberger: Update on recent contract law cases

Join Jeffrey Goldberger, one of our most popular speakers over the last 4 years, for an update on recent contract law cases. The aim of this session is to provide a quick 1 hour update in the lead up to his Masterclass session, which was postponed due to the COVID-19 crisis. This online session will complement the half-day face to face seminar (which will be rescheduled as soon as restrictions are lifted). 

This online session will cover;

  • The contractual status of letters of intent and heads of agreement: drafting issues
  • Implied terms: examining the conditions for an implication ad hoc
  • Restitution for unjust enrichment and quantum meruit: consideration by the High Court in Mann v Paterson Construction Pty ltd (2019)
  • Rectification by construction

Details

  • This is an audio recording with a paper. When you register, you will be sent details of how to log in to the session.
  • Length: 1 hour
  • CPD points: Members will earn 1 CPD unit in Core Area 4 (CPD points will accrue to the purchaser only)
  • Cost (incl GST): $44 per person
  • This webinar was originally presented on 22 April 2020. Access will expire on 22 April 2021.

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Single ticket $44.00 (GST incl.) Register

Schedule

Speakers

Jeffrey Goldberger, Special Counsel, Norton Rose Fulbright 

Jeffrey has over 25 years' experience in the Australian legal sector and is a recognised authority on Australian contract law. He has advised clients in both the private and public sectors and is well known to, and highly regarded by, major government, finance, resources and corporate clients. Jeffrey has lectured in contract law and private international law at the University of Sydney Law School and in 2012 he served on the then Federal Attorney General's expert panel established to advise the Australian Government on the effectiveness of Australian contract law. Jeffrey's ability to articulate the application of contract law in a practical and commercial way is widely known and highly regarded, reflected in his presenting papers on Australian and English contract law at numerous conferences and seminars throughout Australia and the United Kingdom.

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