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Remedies in Australian Private Law

Remedies in Australian Private Law

2nd Edition

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  • Date Published: September 2018
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108404754

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  • The second edition of Remedies in Australian Private Law offers readers a clear and detailed introduction to remedies and their functions under Australian law. Clearly structured, with a strong black-letter law focus, the text provides a complete treatment of remedies in common law, equity and statute and develops a framework for understanding the principles of private law remedies and their practical application. This edition has been significantly revised and offers up-to-date coverage of case law and legislation, including the Australian Consumer Law. Building on the detailed treatment of remedies and their broad functions across a range of private law categories, the new edition also offers expanded coverage of vindicatory damages, debt, specific restitution and coercive remedies. With its systematic and accessible approach, this text enables students and practitioners to develop a coherent understanding of remedial law, and to analyse legal problems and identify appropriate remedial solutions.

    • A clear, comprehensive and accessible text on remedies' principles for students
    • Provides a logical map of the law of remedies which helps students understand the connections
    • The book is thoroughly updated and includes extended discussions, new sections and reorganisation of content
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    Product details

    • Edition: 2nd Edition
    • Date Published: September 2018
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108404754
    • dimensions: 248 x 174 x 35 mm
    • weight: 1.19kg
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction
    Part I. General Principles of Compensation:
    2. Assessment of compensation
    3. Attribution of responsibility
    4. Multiple wrongdoers
    Part II. Compensation in Specific Contexts:
    5. Compensation for breach of contract
    6. Compensation in tort
    7. Compensation for personal injury and death
    8. Compensation under the Australian Consumer Law
    9. Equitable compensation for equitable wrongs
    Part III. Remedies Compelling Performance and Related Remedies:
    10. Specific performance
    11. Injunctions
    12. 'Equitable damages' or Lord Cairns' Act damages
    Part IV. Remedies as Vindication:
    13. Self-help remedies
    14. Exemplary damages and aggravated damages
    15. Apologies and declaratory relief
    Part V. Account of Profits and Other Gain-Based Relief for Wrongs:
    16. Disgorgement of gains and 'reasonable fee' damages
    Part VI. Restitution and Giving Back:
    17. Personal remedies for unjust enrichment
    18. Rescission
    Part VII. Proprietary Remedies:
    19. Proprietary remedies
    Part VIII. Enforcement of Remedies:
    20. Enforcement of remedies.

  • Authors

    Katy Barnett, University of Melbourne

    Sirko Harder, University of Sussex

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