University of Technology Sydney

79018 Advanced Commercial Law

Requisite(s): 79203 Business Law and Ethics OR 70110 Introduction to Law
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses.
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.


This subject builds on previous studies in law completed by the students. The subject begins with the review and enhancement of students' knowledge of Contract Law and then develops students' knowledge of selected specialised areas of Contract Law including the Doctrine of Frustration, the Doctrine of Privity, Exclusion Clauses, Implied terms and Good Faith and in contracting. The subject then builds on the students’ understanding of commercial law introducing topics such as Sale of Goods, Insolvency Law, Agency, Bailment, Employment Law, Property Law and Insurance Law.

Students are expected to develop sufficient working understanding of the areas of law to which they are introduced to be able to advise on resolving problems and planning strategies. This is a valuable elective for any business student, especially those working in or wishing to work in a business environment involving interaction with legal advisers and managers mindful of their legal obligations.

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