The Doctrine of Penalties in Modern Contract Law
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SAL Distinguished Speaker Lecture

Supreme Court Auditorium, Basement 2, 1 Supreme Court Lane, Singapore (178879)
02 October 2017 (3.30pm - 7.00pm)

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1.5 Public CPD Points
Practice Area: Others
Training Level: General

Participants who wish to claim CPD Points must comply strictly with the Attendance Policy set out in the CPD Guidelines. For this activity, please sign in on arrival in the manner required by the organiser,and do not be absent from the entire activity for more than 15 minutes. For more information on the CPD Scheme, visit www.sileCPDcentre.sg.

Introduction

The lecture will examine the history of the doctrine of penalties, its development and its place in modern contract law. It will consider the extent to which apparently clear differences between ultimate appellate courts in the United Kingdom and Australia truly reflect doctrinal differences.

Programme

3.30pm Registration
4.00pm Arrival of Guests
4.30pm Welcome Address
by The Honourable the Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon
4.45pm The Doctrine of Penalties in Modern Contract Law
by The Honourable Chief Justice James Allsop AO
5.45pm Panel Discussion
Moderator:
The Honourable Judge of Appeal Justice Andrew Phang, Supreme Court of Singapore
Panellists:
Mr Cavinder Bull SC, Drew & Napier LLC
Associate Professor Goh Yihan, School of Law, Singapore Management University
6.15pm Cocktail Reception
7.00pm End of Session


Online registration is now closed. Please email les@sal.org.sg to be included in the waitlist.

There is no registration fee for this lecture but seats are limited and are offered on a ‘first come, first served’ basis.  Please register before 25 Sep 2017, Monday. A confirmation email will be sent for every successful registration.

For enquiries, please call Tel: (65) 6332 4388 or email les@sal.org.sg.

Please click here for brochure.