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LAW8708 Law of International Trade and Transport

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Law and Justice


Pre-requisite: (LAW5111 and LAW5112) or Students must be enrolled in the following Program: LLBH

Other requisites

Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at //


This course examines in-depth the law concerning the international trade and transport of goods. It covers in-depth the law concerning:

(i) contracts for the international buying and selling of goods (focusing on trade terms, Incoterms 2010 and the CISG)

(ii) the international transport of goods by sea (focusing on bills of lading, the Hague-Visby Rules and similar regimes, and Charterparties) as well as the international transport of goods by air and land

(iii) international payments (focusing on documentary credits and the UCP 600)

(iv) the main method by which private international legal disputes relating to the buying and selling of goods are resolved, namely international commercial arbitration.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2015 Online