New Directions in Unjustified Enrichment: Learning from South Africa

Event Name New Directions in Unjustified Enrichment: Learning from South Africa
Start Date 24th Jan 2014 2:00pm
End Date 24th Jan 2014 6:00pm
Duration 4 hours
Description

Places for the workshop are limited and prior registration with the organiser is a requirement

(email: eric.descheemaeker@ed.ac.uk)

 

An expert workshop to consider the current South African debate on competing theories of liability in enrichment by transfer and the lessons that can be learnt by the law of other jurisdictions, in particular England and Scotland.

 

Main speakers

Prof. Helen Scott (University of Cape Town) “Rationalising the South African Law of Enrichment”

Prof. Jacques du Plessis (University of Stellenbosch) “Labels and Meaning: Structuring the South African Law of Unjustified Enrichment”

 

Responses to the two main papers will be given by:

Prof. Andrew Burrows (University of Oxford)

Prof. Hector MacQueen (University of Edinburgh and Scottish Law Commission)

Prof. Danië Visser (University of Cape Town)

and will be followed by a roundtable open to all participants.

 

A dinner will conclude the event.