LAWCOMM 440 - Guarantees and Indemnities

Credit points: 10 points
Offered: Summer School (commencing Tues 22 Jan and ending Thu 14 Feb 2019)
Contact hours: Lectures – 6 hours per week
Course Coordinator: Michael Lenihan
Prerequisites: LAW 241

Course description

The course covers the law of guarantees and indemnities. The focus is mainly on guarantees, but indemnities will be briefly covered as well.

Content outline

The formal requirements for guarantees, contractual requirements, vitiating factors, discharge or revocation of the guarantee, rights of the guarantor, and contribution.


45 minute multiple-choice in-class closed-book test (20%)

2 hour closed-book exam (80%)