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Law of Contract


Intermediate level, whole course, whole year. 96 lectures and tutorials

Course Co-ordinator: Professor Dale Hutchison and Professor Tjakie Naude

Entrance requirements: All Preliminary Level courses to have been completed

Course outline: The course aims to give students a thorough understanding of the general principles of the law of contract in South Africa - knowledge which is essential for mastery of many other subjects in the LLB curriculum, and for success in legal practice. All aspects of the law of contract will be covered, including: the nature and basis of contract; formation and termination of a contract; the contents and operation of contracts; breach of contract and remedies for breach; as well as relevant provisions of the Consumer Protection Act and other legislation bearing on contracts.