This course will examine select topics in the formation, modification, vitiation and termination of commercial contracts, including remedies for breach of contract. Students who successfully complete this course will have acquired an in-depth knowledge of contemporary aspects of the law relating to the enforceability and enforcement of contracts; been introduced to a wide range of commercial contracts and contractual disputes; developed an ability to predict possible future developments in Australian contract law; and enhanced their analytical and problem-solving skills.

Duration: 
4 days
Next course:
5 August 2021 (see all)
Location:
UQ St Lucia (view map)
Enrolment options: 
CPD
Cost: 
$2,170

Who is the course designed for

Our CPD courses are available to professionals interested in contemporary legal issues.

Whether you're looking to acquire CPD points, expand your knowledge in a specific area of the law, or gain a general understanding of legal issues impacting your profession, our courses will equip you to go further in every possible future.

Style of learning

Our CPD courses are available to professionals interested in contemporary legal issues.

Whether you're looking to acquire CPD points, expand your knowledge in a specific area of the law, or gain a general understanding of legal issues impacting your profession, our courses will equip you to go further in every possible future.

Location

This course is delivered at UQ St Lucia campus.

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Enrolment options

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Upcoming sessions

5 August 2021 9:00am5:00pm
6 August 2021 9:00am5:00pm
16 September 2021 9:00am5:00pm
17 September 2021 9:00am5:00pm

CPD enrolment closes two weeks prior to the course start date.

No entry requirements apply, you are not required to submit assessment and your course participation cannot be used as academic credit towards a degree qualification.

Our courses count toward Queensland Law Society Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points if you can demonstrate relevance to your legal practice.

Professor Rick BigwoodProfessor Rick Bigwood

Professor Rick Bigwood’s principal teaching and research interests lie in the areas of contract and property law. He was formerly a Senior Solicitor and Acting Principal Solicitor with the Federal Attorney-General's Department in Canberra (Office of Commercial Law). Before joining the UQ Law School, Professor Bigwood taught at Bond University for five years, and he was on the Auckland Law Faculty for 16 years before that, where he was also the Director of the Research Centre for Business Law. He has published widely in leading international journals on subjects within contract, equity and property law, and he has been a keynote speaker at international conferences on contract law.