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LAWS11-210: Law of Civil Remedies


Law of Civil Remedies is a compulsory subject in the Bachelor of Laws program offered by the Faculty of Law. Students enrolled in this subject will learn about the remedies available for torts, breach of contract and restitution arising from common law, equity and selected statutes (including consumer legislation and accident compensation schemes). Upon completion of the subject, students will be able to demonstrate their understanding of the role of remedies in civil matters. In particular, students will be able to critically assess the effectiveness of a range of different remedies when analysing complex legal problems both orally and in writing.

Subject details

FacultyFaculty of Law
Semesters offered
  • September 2018 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2019 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2020 [Standard Offering]
Study abroadNot Available to Study Abroad students
Study areas
  • Law
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2018: $4,247
  • Commencing in 2019: $4,290

Learning outcomes

1. Acquire a good understanding of the various remedies available where a civil wrong has occurred, and the principles governing the availability of such remedies.
2. Develop the ability to apply knowledge of these principles so as to identify relevant and substantive law relating to remedies and apply such law to new fact scenarios.
3. Develop an understanding of the dynamic nature of these principles and the ability to evaluate the law critically.
4. Develop an understanding of the basic principles of effective legal writing and apply that understanding in drafting a letter of demand and a letter of advice.


LAWS11-211 - Principles of Tortious Liability AND LAWS11-212 - Principles of Contractual Liability AND LAWS11-213 - Law of Obligations (or concurrrently) AND Admission into LA-40001 Bachelor of Business Law (Ver 1 or 2) OR
LA-40002 Bachelor of Jurisprudence (Ver 1 or 2) OR
LA-40003 Bachelor of Laws OR
BL-11005 or BL-11082 Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Laws OR
BL-11052 or BL-11083 Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Laws OR
BL-11084 Bachelor of Actuarial Science/Bachelor of Laws OR
CL-61004 Bachelor of Biomedical Science/Bachelor of Laws OR
HL-21005 Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws OR
HL-21008 Bachelor of Communication (Business)/Bachelor of Laws OR
HL-21013 Bachelor of Communication/Bachelor of Laws OR
HL-21023 Bachelor of International Relations/Bachelor of Laws OR
HL-21112 Bachelor of Journalism/Bachelor of Laws OR
HL-21133 or HL-21148 Bachelor of Psychological Science/Bachelor of Laws

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Enrolment opens16/07/2017
Semester start11/09/2017
Subject start11/09/2017
Cancellation 1?25/09/2017
Cancellation 2?02/10/2017
Last enrolment24/09/2017
Last withdrawal?06/10/2017
Teaching census?06/10/2017
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens12/11/2017
Semester start15/01/2018
Subject start15/01/2018
Cancellation 1?29/01/2018
Cancellation 2?05/02/2018
Last enrolment28/01/2018
Last withdrawal?09/02/2018
Teaching census?09/02/2018
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens18/03/2018
Semester start14/05/2018
Subject start14/05/2018
Cancellation 1?28/05/2018
Cancellation 2?04/06/2018
Last enrolment27/05/2018
Last withdrawal?08/06/2018
Teaching census?08/06/2018
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens15/07/2018
Semester start10/09/2018
Subject start10/09/2018
Cancellation 1?24/09/2018
Cancellation 2?01/10/2018
Last enrolment23/09/2018
Last withdrawal?05/10/2018
Teaching census?05/10/2018