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  • Sports Medical and Anti-Doping LawLAWS70163

    Offered:MayYear:2019Quotas apply

    With attention often focused on the legal side of commercial dealings and related disputes in sport, the law‘s role regarding the basic building block of sport – the human body – can be overlooked. Employing an interdisciplinary approach, this subject will explore the legal and ethical aspects of...

  • European Civil LawLAWS50067

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019Quotas apply

    This subject offers students an opportunity to critically examine in detail a major legal family that is radically different from the common law. Class based discussion of the core features of the (European) civil law is built upon through independent and in-depth research exercises into selectiv...

  • Foundations: Competition Law & EconomicsLAWS90065

    Offered:Term 1, Term 3Year:2019

    Competition Law is an area of law with mixed legal-economic content. The central disciplinary underpinning of competition law is economics. It is therefore essential that those practising in this field, whether as legal advisors to business, competition authority staff, or members of tribunals or...

  • Tax Avoidance and PlanningLAWS70005

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019Quotas apply

    This subject examines both general and specific anti-avoidance provisions in Australia and in comparable jurisdictions. The subject will examine in detail the provisions of Part IVA of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 (Cth), as well as its Goods and Services Tax (GST) equivalent, and consider t...

  • Foundations of Tax LawLAWS70323

    Offered:February, JulyYear:2019Quotas apply

    This core tax subject examines the fundamentals of taxation, with a focus on Australia’s most important tax: the personal income tax. It engages with the tax law that is most relevant to legal and tax practice for individuals and businesses. This subject equips students to interpret statutory ta...

  • Multiculturalism and the StateLAWS90106

    Offered:JulyYear:2019Quotas apply

    Religious minorities in Western democracies are seeking legal accommodations, especially the freedom of maintaining an autonomous judiciary to handle internal family law matters. Drawing on the rich experience of countries where such accommodations were granted, the subject will inquire into the ...

  • MurderLAWS50106

    Offered:FebruaryYear:2019Quotas apply

    Murder is one of the most prominent crimes in the legal calendar, and it has provided a recurrent reference point for literature, cinema, television, photography, the arts and the humanities more generally. Using examples from legal and public culture, this subject examines in depth the ways in w...

  • Public Interest Law ClinicLAWS50116

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    This subject provides practical experience in which students support lawyers in public interest organisations in the delivery of legal services to the community. Students will undertake 12 days of clinical placement with a partner organisation in the community or government sector. On placement, ...

  • Health Law and EthicsLAWS90133

    Offered:JulyYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject is designed to provide students with a broad understanding of some of the current legal, regulatory and ethical issues that arise in relation to promoting and protecting human health at an individual and population level. The subject aims to give students a sense of the breadth of th...

  • Shareholders' Rights and RemediesLAWS70193

    Offered:AugustYear:2019Quotas apply

    Shareholders’ rights and remedies—and how they interact with the rights and obligations of directors, officers and the company itself—are a critical part of the law and corporate governance of Australian companies. Shareholder activism is on the rise and increasingly, the corporate regulator (ASI...

  • Advanced Constitutional LawLAWS90161

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019Quotas apply

    This subject studies a select number of advanced topics in the field of constitutional law. It builds on the concepts and ideas introduced in Principles of Public Law and Constitutional Law. The focus of study will be the Australian constitutional system, but the subject will draw on insights fro...

  • International LendingLAWS90143

    Offered:JuneYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject involves the study and analysis of the structure, purpose and key provisions of cross border lending documentation, including large market standard syndicated credit agreements (governed by New York or English law). Students will focus on anticipating potential concerns and tensions ...

  • Trade Mark LawLAWS50075

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    This subject is about the legal protection of trade marks and elements of branding and reputation. It addresses three overlapping components. The first involves a detailed treatment of Australian law – in particular the operation of the registered trade marks regime under the Trade Marks Act 1995...

  • Start-Up LawLAWS90108

    Offered:JulyYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject will provide students with the legal skills to advise start-up companies on the legal issues those companies are likely to face in their early years of operation. The subject will cover the substantive law relevant to the particular circumstances of a start-up, including intellectual...

  • Law and Legal Practice in AsiaLAWS90006

    Offered:FebruaryYear:2019Quotas apply

    The aim of this subject is to provide students with an enhanced understanding of law and legal practice in an Asian jurisdiction through intensive pre-departure teaching, supervision of a research project on an Asian jurisdiction, a student-led seminar reflecting on their learning experiences and...

  • Mediation: Principles and PracticeLAWS90113

    Offered:AugustYear:2019Quotas apply

    Mediation has become the likely forum for the resolution of most disputes – whether convened voluntarily, by contract, statute or court order – but its inherent confidentially makes it hard for outsiders to understand fully. This subject will cover the majority of the material required for Accre...

  • Evidence and ProofLAWS50037

    Offered:Semester 1, Winter TermYear:2019Quotas apply

    Evidence and Proof offers a detailed exploration of how facts are analysed in legal settings, giving equal attention to the way that lawyers think about and communicate factual issues and the rules that regulate how courts resolve factual disputes. The subject provides a foundation for understand...

  • Sports Integrity and InvestigationsLAWS70462

    Offered:SeptemberYear:2019Quotas apply

    Sport is renowned for embodying some of the highest and most inspiring of human ideals. Few other pursuits activate the passion with which sport is played and followed. For many people, sport delivers release from the shady aspects of life. This shining image is threatened by corrupt practices ar...

  • International Legal InternshipLAWS70067

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    International Legal Internship allows students to gain credit for undertaking advanced legal research and analysis on an approved international internship of at least eight weeks of full-time work in an approved international institution or organisation. This subject is focused on providing stude...

  • International Human Rights LawLAWS50049

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    International Human Rights Law is a rapidly developing specialty area of public international law, which presents legal advocates with a very particular set of theoretical and practical challenges. Among them are issues associated with the origins of rights; the purported ‘universality’ of human ...