About the event

Jeffrey Goldberger is returning to Perth to present the next chapter in his series of contract law masterclasses. His masterclass last year was well received as shown by the feedback which included the following comments;

“Contract Law Masterclass was the best seminar of the year with the most comprehensive papers”
“Contract Law Masterclass was well presented, pitched at correct level and supporting materials have been very useful.”

This masterclass will include an overview of recent important contract law decisions, implied contracts, implied terms and the incorporation of terms by reference or by a course of dealing.

Part 1: The Year In Review

  • Statutory unconscionable conduct: the High Court opines
  • Assignment and novation
  • Loss of opportunity damages in contract and tort
  • Contracts of guarantee: subrogation and contribution
  • Causation in insurance law
  • The solicitor’s duty to advise

Part 2: Implied Contracts and Implied Terms

  • Contracts implied from the acts and conduct of the parties
  • The conditions for implication of terms ad hoc
  • Terms implied by law
  • Implication by way of construction of express terms
  • The duty to cooperate

Part 3: Incorporation of Terms

  • The status of a signed document
  • Incorporating unsigned documents by reference
  • Incorporating onerous or unusual terms
  • The significance of a course of dealing
  • Company policy documents as terms of an employment contract


Author Profile - click on image for full profile

Jeffrey Goldberger

Special Counsel Norton Rose Fulbright

Author Profiles

Jeffrey Goldberger

Jeffrey Goldberger is a senior and respected lecturer in contract law from Sydney University, and is also a senior legal practitioner. In 2012 he served on the then Federal Attorney General’s expert panel established to advise the Australian Government on the effectiveness of Australian contract law.

Course Details

Date & Time:
Thurs, 3 October 2019 8.30am – 1.00pm


Swan Room, Parmelia Hilton Hotel
14 Mill Street PERTH

Morning tea & a short coffee break will be provided.


CPD Points:

3.5 Points Competency 4: Substantive Law



Member: $520

Non-Member: $620

CPD Freedom: $350


Date & Time:

Thu, 3 October 2019 8.30am - 1.00pm

CPD Points:

none Points Professional Management

none Points Professional Responsibility

3.5 Points Skills

none Points Ethics







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