1 x 90-minute lecture weekly
1 x 50-minute tutorial fortnightly
1 Admission into BLAWLP-Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice
1a Admission into BLAWLPG-Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Graduate Entry)
1b Admission into BLAWLPR-Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice
1c Admission into BLAWLPRG-Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Graduate Entry)
1d Admission into BLAWLPRH-Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Honours)
1e Admission into BLAWLPRGH-Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Graduate Entry) (Honours)
2 LLAW2224 - Corporate Law 1 [Drafting]
Must Satisfy: ((1 or 1a or 1b or 1c or 1d or 1e) and 2)
Enrolment not permitted
1 of LLAW2323, LLAW3102 has been successfully completed
Topic description

This topic provides a development of students' understanding of corporate law regulation in Australia, following the introduction provided in previous topics. Key issues such as directors' duties are covered in this topic as well as day-to-day issues of corporate functioning. Ethical considerations in relation to company operations and the practice of corporate law, as well as the practice of law more generally, also form part of this topic.

Educational aims

This topic aims to:

  • Increase students' understanding of company law
  • Raise students' ethical awareness of the practice of company law in Australia
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic you will be expected to be able to:

  1. Have a detailed understanding of the mechanisms by which companies are regulated in Australia
  2. Analyse, and to apply, a range of corporate law concepts in the context of problem situations
  3. Have an awareness of a range of key legal issues affecting company operations, including in relation to directors' duties and insolvency
  4. Detect ethical issues in the context of modern corporate law practice in Australia