A/PROF Fred Ellinghaus

A/PROF Fred Ellinghaus

Positions

  • Honorary, Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Contract Law
  • Globalisation and Law
  • Law Reform in Developing Countries
  • Legal Theory
  • Private Law
  • Theory of Rule Forms

Overview

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  • Fred Ellinghaus was educated at the University of Melbourne and at Yale University. He has taught, researched and published mainly in the area of contract law. He is co-author (with N C Seddon) of Cheshire and Fifoot's Contract Law, 7th Australian edition (1997), 8th Australian edition (2002), and 9th Australian edition (2008). He is also co-author (with E W Wright) of An Australian Contract Code (Law Reform Commission of Victoria,1992), and of Models of Contract Law (Federation Press, 2005). His current research focuses on the codification and globalisation of contract law, and the relative utility of broad and detailed rules.   

Affiliation

Member of

  • Supreme Court of Victoria. Barrister & Solicitor 2004 -

Publications

Selected publications

Research

Awards

Education and training

  • LLM, Yale University
  • LLB, University of Melbourne

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