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Principles of Commercial Law

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To be published Nov 2015 (LexisNexis) PRE-ORDER NOW!
ISBN: 9780409341799. Soft Cover.

Harris, J; Leary, D; Johns, F

Principles of Commercial Law by Jason Harris, David Leary and Francis Johns provides a clear overview of the various elements of commercial law in Australia.

This text includes detailed treatment of personal property, including the PPSA and bailment, the conduct of commerce, including agency and consumer law, bankruptcy, insurance and commercial dispute resolution. Principles of Commercial Law is an insightful treatment by experienced teachers of the subject, contextualised and made accessible for students.


     •     clear description of and important extracts from case law and statutes
     •     strongly pedagogical structure
     •     follows curriculum of commercial law as taught in Australian universities


Jason Harris is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Law at the University of Technology, Sydney where he teaches corporate and finance law and insolvency. Jason is a member of the national executive of the Australian Corporate Law Teachers Association, a Fellow of Chartered Secretaries Australia and a member of the Corporations and Insolvency Committees of the Law Council of Australia (Business Law Section). Jason has taught company law to both law and business students for over 10 years and has written widely in this field.

Dr David Leary is a Senior Lecturer and Director (Courses) in the Faculty of Law at UTS. Prior to entering academia he had extensive experience as a lawyer in private practice and as an in house counsel for a public company. As a lawyer he practiced primarily in commercial law which he now teaches at UTS. With a wide range of research interests David broadly describes his research as “Law at the frontiers of science and technology”. He is best known internationally for his work relating to the law surrounding bioprospecting and the commercialisation of marine biotechnology.

Francis Johns joined the Faculty of Law at UTS in 2004, has been the academic co-ordinator for the subjects Legal Research and Personal Property and had an active role in the Faculty's curriculum review. He is also undertaking postgraduate study in higher education teaching and learning. Prior to teaching at UTS, Francis edited Halsbury's Laws of Australia; managed the LexisNexis Butterworths commissioning department; and managed the Lexis.com market for Australia and New Zealand.


1. The nature of personal property 
2. Bailment
3. Transfer of personal property
4. The Sale of Goods Act
5. Security interests in personal property (The PPSA)
6. Consumer credit
7. Commercial Finance
8. Guarantees and indemnities
9. Agency and distribution law
10. Insurance law
11. Bankruptcy
12. International commercial law
13. Commercial dispute resolution
14. The Australian Consumer Law
15. The ACL continued

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