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 four years, for an update on recent contract law cases. 

This 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

  • When: 9am-2pm, Wednesday 17 March 2021
  • Where: The Boat House by the Lake, Menindee Drive, Barton
  • This is a face to face session ONLY and will NOT be available for live stream or recording. 
  • CPD points: Members will earn 4 CPD units in Core Area 4
  • Cost (incl GST): $230 members, $300 non-members, $60 students/CLCs (inc GST)
  • Refreshments and meals will be provided throughout the half day seminar. 

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The Law Society is enforcing social distancing and spacing measures as set out by ACT Health at all our face-to-face events. 

If you are sick, have recently visited a COVID hot-spot, or are in close contact with someone in either situation, please stay at home.

Many of our upcoming CPD sessions will now be available either online or in-person and some have the offer of live streaming. Each CPD event advertised on our website will provide details about the online options available in that session. 

If sessions offer recordings, when you register, please let us know if you'd prefer to watch the CPD online (either live, or at a later date). If you choose the live-stream option you can still interact, ask questions, and be a meaningful participant at the seminar.

For more information about online CPD, please contact Carissa on carissa.webster@actlawsociety.asn.au.

 

 

Registration

Member rate $230.00(GST incl.) Register
Non-member rate $300.00(GST incl.) Register
Student/CLC rate $60.00(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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