Dr Elisabeth Peden

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

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

Peden, E. (2014). 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. (2013). Contractual Penalties: Resurrecting the Equitable Jurisdiction. Journal of Contract Law, 30(2), 99-132.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Peden, E. (2000). ‘Cooperation’ in English Contract Law – to Construe or Imply? Journal of Contract Law, 16(1), 56.

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

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