Advanced Contract Law
2015/2016, Semester 1
Modular Credits: LL4276 ( 4 ) / LL5276 ( 4 ) / LL6276 ( 4 )
Advanced Contract Law invites students to examine selected topics from contract law in greater detail and conceptual depth. Questions include:
- What does contractual intention mean?
- Should the doctrine of consideration be abolished?
- Should promissory estoppel be a sword?
- What is the justification for mitigation and remoteness?
- What should be the aim of remedies for breach?
- Should account of profits be available?
- How should contracts be interpreted?
- When should terms be implied?
- Should substantive unfairness be controlled`?
- How does and how should the law deal with change of circumstances?
- How should we understand the vitiating factors?
NUS Compulsory Core Curriculum or its equivalent Contract Law
Philosophical Foundations of Contract Law LL4187/LL5187/LL6187 LL4187V/LL5187V/LL6187V
9 session over 3 weeks: Three 3hr weekly seminars [Week 1-3: 11 - 28 Aug 2015]
Class Participation - 20%; Seminar Presentation - 20%; Research Essay - 60% [Due: Fri, 2 Oct 2015 (7pm)]