Dr Elisabeth Peden S.C.

Widely Published Author

Elisabeth has written extensively on contract and commercial law. She is the author of more than 12 books and approximately 50 articles in international journals.

Her work has been cited by courts in Australia and internationally. See below for a list of publications.

Books

Peden, E., Editor, Australian Contract Law (ebook and hardcopy)(2021), Thomson Reuters, forthcoming

Peden, E., Muddle, W. (2021). Strata Law in New South Wales. Sydney, NSW: Thomson Lawbook Co. (Thomson Reuters).

Peden, E., Muddle, W. (2021). Joske’s Law and Procedure at Meetings in Australia, 12th Edition. Sydney, NSW: Thomson Lawbook Co. (Thomson Reuters).

Pearson, G., Peden, E., Tolhurst, G., Paterson, J., McCracken, S., McNaughton, A., Catterwell, R., Silink, A. (2019). Commercial Law: Commentary & Materials, 4th edition. Sydney, NSW: Thomson Lawbook Co. (Thomson Reuters).

Kumar, M., Odgers, S., Peden, E. (2018) Uniform Evidence Law: Commentary and Materials – 6th Edition. Australia: Thomson Reuters.

Kumar, M., Odgers, S., Peden, E. (2015). Uniform Evidence Law: Commentary and Materials – 5th Edition. Australia: Thomson Reuters.

Hemming, A., Kumar, M., Peden, E. (2013). Evidence: Commentary & Materials – Eighth Edition. Australia: Thomson Reuters.

Kumar, M., Odgers, S., Peden, E. (2012). Uniform Evidence Law: Commentary and Materials (4th edition). Australia: Thomson Reuters.

Pearson, G., Fisher, S., Peden, E., Tolhurst, G. (2010). Commercial Law: Commentary and Materials (3rd edition). Sydney: Thomson Reuters.

Kumar, M., Odgers, S., Peden, E. (2009). Uniform Evidence Law: Commentary and Materials (3rd edition). Sydney: Thomson Reuters.

Kumar, M., Odgers, S., Peden, E. (2007). A Companion to Uniform Evidence Law. Sydney: Thompson LBC.

Tolhurst, G., Carter, J., Peden, E. (2007). Cases and materials on contract law in Australia (5th Edition). Sydney: LexisNexis Butterworths.

Carter, J., Peden, E., Tolhurst, G. (2007). Contract Law in Australia. Australia: LexisNexis Butterworths.

Odgers, S., Peden, E., Kumar, M. (2004). A Companion to Uniform Evidence Law – First Edition. Australia: Lawbook Co.

Peden, E. (2003). Good Faith In The Performance Of Contracts. Australia: LexisNexis Butterworths.

Peden, E. (2000). Butterworths Student Companion: Evidence. Sydney: LexisNexis

Book Chapters

Peden, E. (2021) Quick Reference Card: Civil Procedure; 3rd edition. Australia: LexisNexis. 

Peden, E. (2019). Sample Exam Questions and Answers: Contract Law. In Richard Krever (Eds.), Mastering Law Studies and Law Exam Techniques – 10th Edition, (pp. 113-122). Australia: LexisNexis.

Peden, E. (2014). Sample Exam Questions and Answers: Contract Law. In Richard Krever (Eds.), Mastering Law Studies and Law Exam Techniques – 8th Edition, (pp. 113-122). Australia: LexisNexis.

Peden, E. (2013). Contract Development Through the Looking-Glass of Implied Terms. In Justin T Gleeson, James A Watson, Elisabeth Peden (Eds.), Historical Foundations of Australian Law: Volume II Commercial Common Law, (pp. 201-233). Sydney: Federation Press.

Peden, E. (2011). Contract Law. In Richard Krever (Eds.), Mastering Law Studies and Law Exam Techniques (7th edition), (pp. 112-120). Sydney: LexisNexis Butterworths.

 

Peden, E. (2010). Contractual Perspectives of Climate Change Issues. In Rosemary Lyster (Eds.), In the Wilds of Climate Law, (pp. 143-154). Australia: Australian Academic Press.

Peden, E. (2008). Liquidated Damages. In GJ Tolhurst, Elisabeth Peden (Eds.), Commercial Issues in Contract Law: Papers from the Commercial Law Quarterly 20th Anniversary Conference, (pp. 77-93). University of Sydney: Ross Parsons Centre of Commercial, Corporate and Taxation Law.

Peden, E. (2006). Contract Law. In Richard Krever (Eds.), Mastering law studies and law exam techniques (6th edition), (pp. 112-120). Sydney: LexisNexis Butterworths.

Conferences

Peden, E. (2015). Evidence of “genuineness”? Available evidence on the question of penalties. Contracts in Commercial Law 2015, Sydney, NSW: Presentation.

Courtney, W., Carter, J., Furmston, M., Peden, E. (2011). Issues in contract drafting. Journal of Contract Law Conference 2011, Sabah, Malaysia: Presentation.

Edited Books

Gleeson, J., Watson, J., Higgins, R., Peden, E. (2013). Historical Foundations of Australian Law – Set. Australia: Federation Press.

Tolhurst, G., Peden, E. (2008). Commercial Issues in Contract Law: Papers from the Commercial Law Quarterly 20th Anniversary Conference. University of Sydney: Ross Parsons Centre of Commercial, Corporate and Taxation Law.

Journals

Carter, J., Eldridge, J., Peden, E., “The Role of Precedent in the Construction and Implication of Terms in Contracts” (2021) 37 Journal of Contract Law 1-24.

Carter, J., Eldridge, J., Peden, E., “Agreed Writing Requirements for Contract Variation” (2020) 36 Journal of Contract Law 107-130.

Peden, E., “Penalties after Paciocco— the Enigma of ‘Legitimate Interests’?” (2019) 35 Journal of Contract Law 263-278.

Peden, E., “How to exclude good faith?” (2019) 33(4) Commercial Law Quarterly 9-15.

Peden, E, “Civil and criminal liability of directors and officers of sporting clubs” (2017) 31(1) Commercial Law Quarterly 12-21.

Carter, J., Courtney, W., Peden, E., Riley, J., Tolhurst, G., “Terms Implied in Law: ‘Trust and Confidence’ in the High Court of Australia” (2015) Journal of Contract Law 32(3) 203-230.

Peden, E., “Digging Around Andrews: Treasure or Fool’s Gold?” Australian Mining and Petroleum Law Association yearbook (2014) 161-178.

Carter, J., Courtney, W., Peden, E., Stewart, A., Tolhurst, G. “Contractual Penalties: Resurrecting the Equitable Jurisdiction” (2013) 30(2) Journal of Contract Law 99-132.

 

Peden, E., “Forfeiture of deposits: Where law and equity collide?” (2012) 6(2) Journal of Equity 161-180.

Tolhurst, G., Carter, J., Peden, E., “Masters v Cameron – Again!” (2011) 42(1) Victoria University of Wellington Law Review  49-64.

Peden, E., “Interaction Between Copyright Exceptions and Contract” (2010) 28(1) Copyright Reporter  32-35.

Peden, E., “”Implicit Good Faith” – or Do We Still Need an Implied Term of Good Faith?” (2009) 25(1) Journal of Contract Law  50-61.

Peden, E., “Penalty Clauses and What Would the High Court Have Made of Interstar Wholesale Finance Pty Ltd v Integral Home Loans?” (2009) 23(3) Commercial Law Quarterly 6-14.

Peden, E., “Conservation Agreements – Contracts or not?” (2008) 25(2) Environmental and Planning Law Journal 136-146. 

Carter, J., Peden, E., “Damages Following Termination for Repudiation: Taking Account of Later Events” (2008) 24(2) Journal of Contract Law, 24(2), 145-175.

Carter, J., Peden, E. “A Good Faith Perspective on Liquidated Damages” (2007) 23(3) Journal of Contract Law 157-179.

Carter, J., Peden, E., Stammer, K. “Contractual Restrictions and Rights under Copyright Legislation” (2007) 23(1-2) Journal of Contract Law 32-54.

Peden, E., Carter, J., “Agreed Damages Clauses – Back to the Future?” (2006) 22(2) Journal of Contract Law 189-198.

Carter, J., Tolhurst, G., Peden, E., “Developing the Intermediate Term Concept” (2006) 22(3) Journal of Contract Law 268-286.

Peden, E., Carter, J., “Entire Agreement – and Similar – Clauses” (2006) 22(1) Journal of Contract Law 1-15.

Peden, E., “Contract Law” (2005) 2 Australian Student Law Reporter 19-21.

Peden, E., Carter, J., “Incorporation of Terms by Signature: L’Estrange Rules!” (2005) 21(1) Journal of Contract Law” 96-106.

Peden, E., Riley, J., “Law Graduates’ Skills – A pilot study into employers’ perspectives.” (2005) 15(1&2) Legal Education Review 87-124.

Peden, E., Carter, J., “Taking Stock: The High Court and Contract Construction” (2005) 21(2) Journal of Contract Law 172-181.

Carter, J., Peden, E. “The ‘Natural Meaning’ of Contracts” (2005) 21(3) Journal of Contract Law 277-285.

Peden, E., “When Common Law Trumps Equity: the Rise of Good Faith and Reasonableness and the Demise of Unconscionability” (2005) 21(3) Journal of Contract Law 226-249.

Carter, J., Peden, E., “Consumers beware: the loss of contractual protection for recreational risks” (2004) 3(1) Australian Civil Liability 33-35.

Peden, E., “Contract Law” (2004) 1 Australian Student Law Reporter 16-17.

Peden, E., “Good faith” (2004) 42 Law Society Journal 64-67.

Carter, J., Peden, E., “Good Faith in Australian Contract Law” (2004) 94 Australian Construction Law Newsletter 6-17.

Carter, J., Peden, E. “Liability Provisions In Contract: Indemnities, Guarantees And Exclusions” (2004) 18(1) Commercial Law Quarterly 12-18.

Peden, E., Carter, J., Tolhurst, G., “When Three Just Isn’t Enough: The Fourth Category Of The ‘Subject To Contract’ Cases.” (2004) 20 Journal of Contract Law 156-166.

Peden, E., “Contractual good faith: Can Australia benefit from the American experience” (2003) 15(2) Bond Law Review 186-214.

Carter, J., Peden, E., “Good Faith in Australian Contract Law” (2003) 19(2) Journal of Contract Law 155-172.

Carter, J., Peden, E., “Good faith in Australian contract law” (2003) 17(1) Commercial Law Quarterly, 15-22.

Peden, E., “Liability for recreational services: A contract law analysis”(2003) 59 Plaintiff 22-25.

Carter, J., Peden, E., “A contract law perspective of the Civil Liability Amendment (Personal Responsibility) Bill 2002 (NSW)” (2002) 54 Plaintiff 19-21.

Peden, E., “The meaning of contractual ‘good faith’” (2002) 22(3) Australian Bar Review 235-248.

Peden, E., “The Mistake of Looking for Legislative Influence in Contractual Good Faith” (2002) 16(4) Commercial Law Quarterly 20-30.

Peden, E., “Incorporating Terms of Good Faith in Contract Law in Australia”(2001) 23(2) Sydney Law Review 222-238.

Peden, E., “Policy Concerns in terms Implied in Law” (2001) 117 The Law Quarterly Review 459-476.

Peden, E., “’Cooperation’ in English Contract Law – to Construe or Imply?” (2001) 16(1) Journal of Contract Law, 16(1), 56.

Peden, E., Carter, J., “The Bonds of Partnership” (2000) 16(2) Journal of Contract Law 275-285.

Peden, E., “The need for speed: Fried v Dixie Holdings Pty Ltd [2000] FCA 1048” (2000) 14 Commercial Law Quarterly 21.

Magazine / Newspaper Articles

Peden, E. (2000). ‘Co-operation’ in English Contract Law: to construe or imply? New Zealand Business Law Quarterly.

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