Kit Barker

University of Queensland - TC Beirne School of Law

Professor

4072 Brisbane, Queensland

Australia

http://www.law.uq.edu.au/

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Scholarly Papers (44)

1.

Negligent Misstatement in Australia - Resolving the Uncertain Legacy of Esanda: Chapter 13

Ch 13 in K. Barker, W Swain and R Grantham (eds), The Law of Misstatements (Oxford, Hart Publishing , 2015) pp 319-344, University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 01 Feb 2016
Kit Barker
University of Queensland - TC Beirne School of Law
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negligence, misstatement, misrepresentation, hedley byrne, advice, auditor, solicitor, financial advice

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Understanding the Unjust Enrichment Principle in Private Law: A Study of the Concept and its Reasons

UNDERSTANDING UNJUST ENRICHMENT, Oxford, Hart Publishing, J. Neyers, M. McInnes, S. Pitel, eds., pp 79-110, 2004, University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper No. 08-09
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 04 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2015
Kit Barker
University of Queensland - TC Beirne School of Law
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unjust enrichment, restitution, legal reasoning

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Responsibility for Gain: Unjust Factors or Absence of Legal Ground? Starting Points in Unjust Enrichment Law

STRUCTURE AND JUSTIFICATION IN PRIVATE LAW, R. Grantham, C. Rickett, eds., pp. 44-74, Oxford, Hart, 2008
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 01 May 2009
Kit Barker
University of Queensland - TC Beirne School of Law
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Unjust Enrichment, Restitution, Responsibility, Absence of Basis

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Economic Loss and the Duty of Care: A Study in the Exercise of Legal Justification

Ch 8 in C Rickett (ed) JUSTIFYING PRIVATE LAW REMEDIES, (Hart Publishing, Oxford, 2008) pp 173-203., University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper No. 09-02
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2015
Kit Barker
University of Queensland - TC Beirne School of Law
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Negligence, Duty of Care, Economic Loss

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Riddles, Remedies and Restitution: Quantifying Gain in Unjust Enrichment Law

CURRENT LEGAL PROBLEMS, Freeman MA, ed. Vol. 54, pp. 255-305, Oxford University Press, 2001, University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper No. 08-02
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 May 2008 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2012
Kit Barker
University of Queensland - TC Beirne School of Law
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Restitution,Unjust Enrichment,Quantification, Damages, Remoteness of Gain, Valuation, Enrichment

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Hedley Byrne v Heller: Issues for the Twenty-First Century

in K Barker, R Grantham & W Swain (eds) The Law of Misstatements: 50 years on From Hedley Byrne v Heller (Oxford, Hart Publishing, 2015) 3-26 , University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 16 Oct 2015
Kit Barker
University of Queensland - TC Beirne School of Law
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Negligence, Misstatement, Misrepresentation, Negligent Misstatement, Advice, Advisor

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Bona Fide Purchase as a Defence to Unjust Enrichment Claims: A Concise Restatement

Restitution Law Review, Vol. 7, pp. 75-91, 1999
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 Oct 2011
Kit Barker
University of Queensland - TC Beirne School of Law
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restitution, bona fide purchase, unjust enrichment, change of position

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Relational Economic Loss and Indeterminacy: The Search for Rational Limits

TORTS IN COMMERCIAL LAW, Chapter 9, pp 163-194, Degeling, Edelman, Goudkamp, eds., Lawbook Co, 2011. This chapter is made available via SSRN by kind permission of Thomson Reuters. , University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper No. 12-7
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 May 2012 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2015
Kit Barker
University of Queensland - TC Beirne School of Law
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Economic Loss, Tort, Indeterminacy, Indeterminate Liability, Rights Theory, Buncefield, Colourquest

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Private and Public: The Meaning of Vindication in Private Law

A re-titled version of this paper has now been published under the title of "Private and Public: The Mixed Concept of Vindication in Torts and Private Law" in S. Pitel, J. Neyers and E Chamberlain (eds), Tort Law: Challenging Orthodoxy (Hart, Oxford, 2013) p 59, University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper No. 13-03
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 26 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2021
Kit Barker
University of Queensland - TC Beirne School of Law
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Vindication, vindicate, vindicatory damages, rights, tort law, false imprisonment, Lumba

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Unjust Enrichment in Australia: What Is(n't) it? Implications for Legal Reasoning and Practice

(2020) 43 Melbourne University Law Review 903
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 May 2020 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2020
Kit Barker
University of Queensland - TC Beirne School of Law
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Unjust Enrichment, Restitution

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Damages Without Loss - Can Hohfeld Help?

A later version of this paper will appear in the Oxford Journal of Legal Studies (Forthcoming), University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper No. 13-09
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 29 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2015
Kit Barker
University of Queensland - TC Beirne School of Law
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user fee, license fee, damages, compensation, mesne profits, conversion, Hohfeld, Bunnings

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Coping with Failure? Re-Appraising Pre-Contractual Remuneration

Journal of Contract Law, Vol. 19, pp. 105-133, 2003 , University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper No. 11-11
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2018
Kit Barker
University of Queensland - TC Beirne School of Law
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Quantum Meruit, Remuneration, Incomplete Contracts, Restitution

Private Law: Key Encounters with Public Law

Ch 1 in K Barker and D Jensen, Private Law: Key Encounters with Public Law (Cambridge, CUP, 2013) pp 3-41
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2017
Kit Barker
University of Queensland - TC Beirne School of Law
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Private Law: Key Encounters with Public Law

Cambridge University Press (2014)
Posted: 13 Oct 2015
Kit Barker and Darryn Michael Jensen
University of Queensland - TC Beirne School of Law and University of Queensland

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Private Law, Public Law

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Centripetal Force: The Law of Unjust Enrichment Restated in England and Wales

This is a prepublication version of the article later published in (2014) 34 Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 155-179 , University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper No. 13-06
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 01 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2015
Kit Barker
University of Queensland - TC Beirne School of Law
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Unjust Enrichment, Restitution, Restatement, Codification, Code, Legal Realism, Burrows

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Public Authority Liability for Negligence in the Post-IPP Era: Sceptical Reflections on the 'Policy Defence'

Melbourne University Law Review, Vol. 40, No. 1, 2016
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 15 Sep 2016
Justine Bell and Kit Barker
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law and University of Queensland - TC Beirne School of Law
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Tort, Public Law, Negligence, IPP Review, Policy Decisions, Civil Liability Act

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After Change of Position: Good Faith Exchange in the Modern Law of Restitution

LAUNDERING AND TRACING, pp. 191-215, Ch 7 in Birks, ed., Oxford, Clarendon, 1995
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 24 May 2012 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2015
Kit Barker
University of Queensland - TC Beirne School of Law
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Private Law As a Complex System - Agendas for the Twenty-First Century

in K. Barker, K Fairweather, R Grantham (eds) Private Law in the C21st (Oxford, Hart, 2017) 3-28
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Oct 2017
Kit Barker
University of Queensland - TC Beirne School of Law
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private law, reform, complexity, complex, statutes, civil litigation

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Analytical Philosophy and Private Law: The Modern Value of Wesley Newcomb Hohfeld

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 25 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2018
Kit Barker
University of Queensland - TC Beirne School of Law
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Hohfeld, Civil Recourse Theory, Rights, Private Law

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Modelling Public and Private Enforcement: The Rationality of Hybridity

University of Queensland Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 24 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2018
Kit Barker
University of Queensland - TC Beirne School of Law
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Private Law, Public Law, Competition Law, Enforcement

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Public Power, Discretion and the Duty of Care

Chapter 9 in: K Barker, S Degeling, K Fairweather and R Grantham, 'Private Law and Power' (Hart, Oxford, 2017), 207-238
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 02 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2017
Kit Barker
University of Queensland - TC Beirne School of Law
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Negligence, Public Authority Liability, Power, Discretion, Duty of Care, Hoheld

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Unfamiliar Waters: Negligent Advocates, Egregious Errors and Lost Chances of Acquittal

University of Queensland Law Journal, Vol. 24, No. 2, pp. 469-479, 2005, University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper No. 08-19
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 16 Nov 2008
Kit Barker
University of Queensland - TC Beirne School of Law
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Negligence, Advocate, Causation, Wrongful Conviction, Loss of Chance

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Form and Substance: Three Observations on the State of Debate

Form and Substance in the Law of Obligations (Hart 2019) (eds A Robertson, J Goudkamp) 433-443
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 04 May 2021
Kit Barker
University of Queensland - TC Beirne School of Law
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hohfeld, formalism, form and substance, private law, realism

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The Dynamics of Private Law and Power

Chapter 1 in: K Barker, S Degeling, K Fairweather and R Grantham (eds) Private Law and Power (Hart, Oxford, 2017) 3-28.
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 02 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2017
Kit Barker
University of Queensland - TC Beirne School of Law
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Power, Private Law, Public Liability, Institutional Power, Abuse of Power

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Drifting Towards Proportionate Liability: Ethics and Pragmatics

(2015) 74 Cambridge Law Journal 49
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 01 Apr 2015
Kit Barker
University of Queensland - TC Beirne School of Law
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proportionate liability, joint and several liability, contributory negligence, comparative negligence

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'Rights' of Action in Public and Private Law: The Analytics of Enforcement

Chapter 2 in Kit Barker, Enforcement in Public and Private Law: Paradigms, Exceptions and Hybrids (Oxford University Press, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 07 Aug 2021
Kit Barker
University of Queensland - TC Beirne School of Law
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Rights; Rights of Action; Civil Recourse; Enforcement; Hohfeld; Powers

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Theorising Unjust Enrichment Law: Being Realist(ic)?

Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 26, Issue 3, pp. 609-626, 2006
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 29 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2015
Kit Barker
University of Queensland - TC Beirne School of Law
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unjust enrichment, restitution, Dagan, Weinrib, corrective justice

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Apportionment in Private Law: Nothing, All, or Something in Between?

in K Barker and R Grantham (eds) Apportionment in Private Law (Oxford, Hart Publishing, 2019) pp 1-33
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 24 Jul 2019
Kit Barker
University of Queensland - TC Beirne School of Law
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apportinment, contributory negligence, proportionate liability, contribution, joint liability, several liability

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The Nature of Responsibility for Gain

pp.146-180 Ch.6 "Philosophical Foundations of the Law of Unjust Enrichment" edited by Chambers, R., Mitchell, C.& Penner, J. (2009). By permission of Oxford University Press. , University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper No. 11-13
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2017
Kit Barker
University of Queensland - TC Beirne School of Law
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Unjust Enrichment, Philosophy, Corrective Justice, Responsibility, Restitution

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Private Law and Grave Historical Unjustice: The Role of the Common Law

41 Monash University Law Review 377-413, 2015
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 16 Mar 2020
Simone Degeling and Kit Barker
University of New South Wales, Australia - Faculty of Law and University of Queensland - TC Beirne School of Law
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Private Law, Remedies Corrective Justice, Reparation, Compensation, Restitution, Grave Historical Injustice

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Rescuing Remedialism in Unjust Enrichment Law: Why Remedies are Right

(1998) 57 Cambridge Law Journal 301-327, University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 16 Mar 2015
Kit Barker
University of Queensland - TC Beirne School of Law
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unjust enrichment, restitution, remedy, right

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Unjust Enrichment in Australia 2019-2020

[2021] Lloyd’s Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly 179-204
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 25 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2021
Samuel Walpole and Kit Barker
TC Beirne School of Law and University of Queensland - TC Beirne School of Law
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restitution, unjust enrichment, Australia

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Unjust Enrichment in Australia 2016-2017

(2018) 26 Restitution Law Review 85-121
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Aug 2021
Kit Barker and Samuel Walpole
University of Queensland - TC Beirne School of Law and TC Beirne School of Law
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Unjust Enrichment; Australia; Restitution; Thorne v Kennedy; Commissioner of State Revenue v ACN Pty Ltd., Paciocco v ANZ Banking Grouyp Ltd.

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Unjust Enrichment in Australia 2015

(2016) 24 Restitution Law Review 185
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Aug 2021
Kit Barker and Samuel Walpole
University of Queensland - TC Beirne School of Law and TC Beirne School of Law
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Unjust Enrichment, Australia, Restitution, Cases, Southage v Vescovi 2015 VSCA 117, ACN v Commissioner of State Revenue

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Unjust Enrichment in Australia 2014

(2015) 23 Restitution Law Review 141-169
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Aug 2021
Kit Barker and Harrison Tait
University of Queensland - TC Beirne School of Law and University of Oxford - Magdalen College
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Unjust Enrichment, Restitution, Australia, Change of Position, Australian Financial Services v Hills [2014] HCA 14

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Punishment in Private Law: No Such Thing (Any More)

Ch 2 in ' Elise Bant, Wayne Courtney, James Goudkamp and Jeannie Marie Paterson (eds) Punishment and Private Law. (Oxford, Hart Publishing )(2021) pp 35-62. https://www.bloomsburyprofessional.com/uk/hart/
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 10 May 2021 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2021
Kit Barker
University of Queensland - TC Beirne School of Law
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punishment; punitive damages; private law; retribution; corrective justice; vindication

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Misfeasance in Pubic Office: Raw Statistics from the Australian Front Line

(2021) 43(3) Sydney Law Review 315
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2021
Kit Barker and Katelyn Lamont
University of Queensland - TC Beirne School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Misfeasance in Public Office, Tort Law, Maladministration, Excess of Power, Abuse of Power, State Liability, Private Enforcement

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Unjust Enrichment in Australia 2010

(2011) 19 Restitution Law Review 167-187
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 18 Aug 2021
Kit Barker
University of Queensland - TC Beirne School of Law
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Unjust Enrichment, Australia, Restitution

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Unjust Enrichment in Australia 2011

(2012) 20 Restitution Law review 140-164
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Aug 2021
Kit Barker
University of Queensland - TC Beirne School of Law
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Unjust Enrichment, Restitution, Australia, Equuscorp Pty Ltd v Haxton [2012] HCA 7, Grimaldi v Chameleon Mining

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Unjust Enrichment in Australia 2009

(2010) 18 Restitution Law Review 95-117
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Aug 2021
Kit Barker
University of Queensland - TC Beirne School of Law
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Unjust Enrichment, Restitution, Australia, Bofinger v Kingsway Group [2009] HCA 44, Friend v Brooker [2009] HCA 21

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Unjust Enrichment in Australia 2018-2019

[2020] Lloyd's Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly 311-343
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 18 Nov 2021
Samuel Walpole and Kit Barker
TC Beirne School of Law and University of Queensland - TC Beirne School of Law
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Australia; unjust enrichment; restitution; Ancient Order of Foresters in Victoria Friendly Society Ltd v Lifeplan Australia Friendly Society Ltd; Mann v Paterson Constructions Pty Ltd

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Unjust Enrichment in Australia 2012

(2013) 21 Restitution Law Review 112-139
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Aug 2021
Kit Barker
University of Queensland - TC Beirne School of Law
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Unjust Enrichment, Restitution, Australia, Change of Position

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Unjust Enrichment in Australia 2013

(2014) 22 Restitution Law Review 128-154
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Aug 2021
Kit Barker
University of Queensland - TC Beirne School of Law
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Unjust Enrichment, Restitution, Australia

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Apportionment in Private Law

Apportionment in Private Law, Oxford, Hart Publishing, 2018.
Posted: 26 Dec 2018
Kit Barker and Ross B. Grantham
University of Queensland - TC Beirne School of Law and The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law

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Damages, Apportionment, Proportionate Liability, Vicarious Liability, Contribution, Restitution, Shared Responsibility, Distributive Justice, Corrective Justice

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The Law of Misstatements: 50 Years on from Hedley Byrne v Heller

K Barker, R Grantham, W Swain (eds), The Law of Misstatements: 50 Years on from Hedley Byrne v Heller (Hart, Oxford 2015), University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper
Posted: 09 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2017
Kit Barker, Ross B. Grantham and Warren Swain
University of Queensland - TC Beirne School of Law, The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law and University of Auckland - Faculty of Law

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