LAWGENRL 427 - Equitable Remedies

Credit points: 15 points
Offered: Second Semester
Contact hours: Lectures – 3 hours per week
Course Coordinator: Professor Peter Devonshire
Prerequisites: LAW 306

Course description

Examination of the more important remedies and orders granted in the court's equitable jurisdiction (excluding constructive trusts). Particular attention is directed to remedies in aid of judgment and interlocutory orders to maintain the court's authority over the parties or their property.

Course overview

A study of some of the principal orders and remedies  devised by equity in aid of civil proceedings. These include an account of profits, equitable compensation and damages, specific performance, interlocutory injunctions, freezing (Mareva) orders and search (Anton Piller) orders.

Assessment

  • 1000 word case note (20%)
  • 1500 word essay (20%)
  • 2 hour open-book exam (60%)

Open-book means that you may, if you wish, bring into the exam and refer to any materials such as casebooks, textbooks and study notes.