• New Variations on the Rule Against Penalties 

    Connell, Simon; Cathro, Sam
    As a consequence of the rule against penalties, contractual clauses with a penal character are unenforceable. The rule has recently undergone significant revision in both the United Kingdom and Australia, following decisions ...
  • Radical Change to the Rule Against Penalties in England 

    Connell, Simon; Cathro, Sam
    This case note, co-authored with one of my Honours students, draws attention to a significant English decision that changed the law on penal clauses in contracts.