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Remedies

Overview

This refresher course is best delivered in a series of interactive seminars with case studies to discuss. However, it can also be delivered as a conventional lecture if you prefer. The exact subject matter will depend on your needs and the number of seminars you want.

Key points

  • Ingredients of a claim for damages for breach of contract
  • What can defeat or limit a claim in contract - repudiation, remoteness, causation, mitigation, exclusion clauses etc
  • Construction of contractual terms
  • Ingredients of a claim for damages for negligence
  • What can defeat or limit a claim in negligence - vicarious liability, contributory negligence, remoteness, causation, mitigation etc
  • Concurrent liability in contract and negligence - limitation
  • Ingredients of a claim for misrepresentation
  • Different causes of action and remedies for misrepresentation
  • What can defeat or limit a claim in misrepresentation - contributory negligence, remoteness, causation, mitigation etc
  • The assessment and quantification of damages
  • Interest on damages 

Benefits

  • Learning a practical, problem solving approach, using case studies
  • Refreshing your memory about the essential aspects of contract, tort and misrepresentation