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CPD Course:
Equitable Doctrines,
Defences and Remedies

Presented by
Prof. Steven Gallagher,
Associate Professor of Practice in Law,
Associate Dean (Teaching & Learning),
The Faculty of Law,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Equitable Doctrines, Defences and Remedies
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Code: EVT000000199 Level: Intermediate
Date: 10 October 2017 (Tuesday) Language: English
Time: 09:30 - 12:45
(Reception starts at 09:00)
Accreditation(s): LSHK 3.0 CPD Points
(LSHK Allocated Number: 20173403)
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Presenter's Profile:
Prof. Steven Gallagher

Steven Gallagher was awarded a first class LL.B.  He was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2006.  Steven teaches equity and trusts, property law, and digital technology and law.  Steven also teaches a course on art, antiquities, cultural heritage and the law.  Steven has presented continuing professional development courses for solicitors in Hong Kong on many topics associated with property.  Steven’s research interests include equity and the law of trusts, art and cultural heritage law and legal history.  He is not a technologist.  In 2023 Steven published the first treatise dealing formally and systematically with all the major aspects of, and entitled, Digital Technology and Law.

Course Outline:

This 3-hour seminar will provide an introduction to the doctrines, defences and remedies that have been developed in equity to deal with deficiencies in the common law.  The seminar will consider the purpose of equity within the common law, the guiding principles of equity and the development of equitable doctrines such as undue influence and proprietary estoppel.  The limits of equitable relief will be considered with reference to equity’s darling and other defences in equity.  The seminar will conclude with consideration of the development of equitable remedies.

Some of the topics considered in this seminar will be:

  • The Maxims of Equity
  • General principles of when equity may be available
  • Guiding principles in awarding remedies
  • The Traditional Doctrines of Equity
  • Undue Influence
  • Developments of Estoppel in Equity
  • Defences Available in Equity
  • Equitable Remedies
  • Account and equitable compensation
  • Injunction
  • Specific Performance

This course is provided by:  Kornerstone Limited
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Course: Equitable Doctrines, Defences and Remedies # Equitable Doctrines, Defences and Remedies
Presenter(s): Prof. Steven Gallagher
Date: 8 July 2022 (Friday)
Time: 14:30 - 17:45
Venue: Option of:
(1) Online via Zoom; or
(2) Kornerstone Institute, 15/F, Hip Shing Hong Centre,
55 Des Voeux Road Central, Central, Hong Kong
Language: English
Accreditation(s): LSHK 3.0 CPD Points
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