The Law of Penalties: Paciocco v ANZ [2016] HCA

Course ID ID16055_BUS

  • Online
  • 1
  • Intermediate

Refresh your knowledge on the law of penalties, and ensure that the advice that you provide is up to date. Topics covered include:

  • Penalties – what are they, why to use, when to use, principles of construction and enforcement issues
  • Paciocco v ANZ [2016] HCA: the decision and its effect
  • Drafting tips – how to avoid clauses drafted by you, being deemed a penalty.

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College of Law Alumni and Law Society Members receive a 10% discount on the price.


Full Price $120.00

Alumni/Member Price $108.00


Start date:

01 April 2016

End date:

30 June 2017

About This Course

Designed for

This seminar complies with the mandatory requirement of Substantive Law.



Nicholas Simpson

Nicholas Simpson

Nicholas Simpson is a barrister practising from 13th Floor St James Hall Chambers, having previously worked as a litigation solicitor at Eakin McCaffery Cox, Lawyers. His main areas of practice concern corporate insolvency, bankruptcy, real property, succession, consumer law and general commercial litigation. Nicholas was the Common Law Researcher to the Supreme Court of New South Wales principally working for the Honourable Justice Peter David McClellan AM, formerly Chief Judge at Common Law. Nicholas also lectures and tutors at the University of Sydney in Civil and Criminal Procedure teaching both its undergraduate and postgraduate students.


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