Contemporary Problems in the Law of Contract

James Edelman, James Goudkamp and Simone Degeling, 'Contemporary Problems in the Law of Contract' (2015) 40 Australian Bar Review pp.174–184

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 23/2016

9 Pages Posted: 26 Feb 2016

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James J. Edelman

University of Oxford - Faculty of Law

James Goudkamp

University of Oxford - Faculty of Law

Simone Degeling

UNSW Australia - Faculty of Law

Date Written: 2015

Abstract

On 18 and 19 December 2015 UNSW Law will host a conference entitled Contracts in Commercial Law. Full details regarding the conference are available at the conference website. The conference, which is sponsored by Allens and Linklaters, will consider timeless and emerging problems in the law of contract. It will bring together judges, academics, and practitioners who are leading experts on contract law in order to explain and debate these problems. As we discuss below, the speakers include some of the most distinguished legal thinkers from Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, New Zealand and Singapore.

Keywords: Contract law, commercial law, illegality, good faith, consideration, interpretation, rectification, penalties doctrine, remedies, damages, specific performance

JEL Classification: K12

Suggested Citation

Edelman, James J. and Goudkamp, James and Degeling, Simone, Contemporary Problems in the Law of Contract (2015). James Edelman, James Goudkamp and Simone Degeling, 'Contemporary Problems in the Law of Contract' (2015) 40 Australian Bar Review pp.174–184; Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 23/2016. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2737603

James J. Edelman

University of Oxford - Faculty of Law ( email )

St. Cross Building
St. Cross Road
Oxford, OX1 3UJ
United Kingdom

James Goudkamp (Contact Author)

University of Oxford - Faculty of Law ( email )

St Cross Building
St Cross Road
Oxford, OX1 3UL
United Kingdom

Simone Degeling

UNSW Australia - Faculty of Law ( email )

Kensington, New South Wales 2052
Australia

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