• CPD Points: 1 [SL]
  • Price: $89.00
  • Area: Commercial Law; Contract Law
  • Delivered: March 2024
Digital Content
  • Recording
  • Slides (8 pages)

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Description

This session, delivered by Jennifer O'Farrell, Barrister, Malthouse Chambers, provides an overview of the various types of common law and equitable estoppels and will include an examination of how and when they arise, with reference to case examples. The presentation will include a deeper analysis into promissory and proprietary estoppel and consider how close Australian courts are to recognising an 'overarching' or 'fused' doctrine. 

Key takeaways 

  • Understanding the difference between common law and equitable estoppels
  • When estoppel is a 'sword' and when it is a 'shield' 
  • The role of unconscionability
  • The movement towards an overarching doctrine – has it come to a standstill?  
  • CPD Points: 1 [SL]
  • Price: $89.00
  • Area: Commercial Law; Contract Law
  • Delivered: March 2024
Digital Content
  • Recording
  • Slides (8 pages)

To purchase login below

Description

This session, delivered by Jennifer O'Farrell, Barrister, Malthouse Chambers, provides an overview of the various types of common law and equitable estoppels and will include an examination of how and when they arise, with reference to case examples. The presentation will include a deeper analysis into promissory and proprietary estoppel and consider how close Australian courts are to recognising an 'overarching' or 'fused' doctrine. 

Key takeaways 

  • Understanding the difference between common law and equitable estoppels
  • When estoppel is a 'sword' and when it is a 'shield' 
  • The role of unconscionability
  • The movement towards an overarching doctrine – has it come to a standstill?  

Jennifer O'Farrell, Barrister, Malthouse Chambers

About the Presenter:

Ms Jennifer O'Farrell graduated from the University of Tasmania in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts and Law with First Class Honours in Law. She was the recipient of a National Undergraduate Scholarship and the Tasmania Honours Scholarship and various academic prizes. Following admission to the Supreme Court of Tasmania in 2011, Jennifer served as Associate to the Hon Justice Middleton in the Federal Court of Australia. Before coming to the Bar, Jennifer practised as a solicitor for over 10 years, first at a national firm in Melbourne and then at Dobson Mitchell Allport in Hobart. She has experience in a broad range of commercial, civil and administrative matters. She has appeared in the Federal Court of Australia and a number of State-based courts and tribunals. Jennifer is currently acting chair of Adventure Patch Limited, a not-for-profit company which provides childcare services state-wide. She is also a member of the Local Government Code of Conduct Panel and the local Federal Court of Australia Users’ Group.

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