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Ms Penny Carruthers

Deputy Head of School (L&T)
UWA Law School

Contact details
Address
UWA Law School
The University of Western Australia (M253)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 3436
Fax
+61 8 6488 1045
Email
penny.carruthers@uwa.edu.au
Location
Room 2.05, Law Building, Perth campus
Qualifications
BA LLB BJuris LLM W.Aust.
Biography
Penny Carruthers is a Lecturer and Deputy Head of Law School, Learning and Teaching.
Office: Old Econs and Commerce Building, G74.
Key research
Penny's research interests lie in the areas of Property, Land Law, Equity, Trusts and Legal Education.
Publications
Scholarly Books
Carruthers, P, Mascher, S and Skead N, (eds) Property and Sustainability: Selected Essays 2011,Thomsons.

Scholarly Book Chapters
Carruthers, P and Mascher, S ‘The Story Of Water Management in Australia: Balancing Public and Private Property Rights To Achieve a Sustainable Future’ in Property and Sustainability: Selected Essays 2011, Thomsons. This was also published as an article in the 2011 Property Law Review.
Carruthers, P, Mascher, S and Skead N, ‘Property and Sustainability in Context’ in Property and Sustainability: Selected Essays 2011, Thomsons.

Full Refereed Journal Articles
Skead N, Atkins T, Carruthers P, ‘Analysing Mortgagor Protections in Equity and Under Statute: A Torrens Perspective’ (2016) Journal of Equity (forthcoming)
Carruthers P, Skead N, ‘Rights to Renew and to Purchase in Registered Leases: Part I - A Case of Bad Timing for Rights to Renew’ submitted to (2016) APLJ
Skead N, Carruthers P, ‘Rights to Renew and to Purchase in Registered Leases: Part II – A Real or Imagined Distinction?’ submitted to (2016) APLJ
Carruthers, P.J., Skead, N, 'Confirming Torrens orthodoxy: the High Court decision in Cassegrain v Gerard Cassegrain & Co Pty Ltd' 24 (2015) APLJ, 211-234.
Carruthers, P.J, 'A Tangled Webb Indeed: the English Land Registration Act and Comparisons with the Australian Torrens System', (2015) 38, 4, UNSW Law Journal 1261-1299
Carruthers, P.J., Skead, N, 'Exploring the fundamentals: Indefeasibility, in personam, proprietary estoppel and Van Dyke v Sidhu', 22 (2014) APLJ 187-210.
Skead, N, Carruthers, P 'Fraud against the registrar – An unnecessary, unhelpful and, perhaps, no longer relevant complication in the law on fraud under the Torrens system', 40, 3 (2014) Monash University Law Review 821-852.
Skead N, Murray S, Carruthers P, ‘Taking up the challenge: embedding, mapping and maintaining threshold learning outcomes in the transition to the JD – the UWA experience’ (2013) The Law Teacher, 47:2, 130-158.
Carruthers P and Skead N, ‘Property law teachers: Gatekeepers to a broader legal understanding through the rich tapestry of property law’ 6 (2013) Journal of the Australasian Law Teachers Association 167.
Carruthers P, ‘Indefeasibility, compensation and Anshun estoppel in the Torrens system: The Solak series of cases’ 20 (2012) APLJ 1.
Carruthers P, Skead N, and Galloway K, ‘Teaching property law in Australia in the twenty-first century: What we do now, what should we do in the future?’ (2012) 21 APLJ 57.
Galloway K, Skead N and Carruthers P, ‘Assessment in the Law School: Contemporary Approaches of Australian Property Law Teachers’, 5 (2012) Journal of the Australasian Law Teachers Association 1.
Carruthers P, Skead N, and Galloway K, ‘Teaching skills and outcomes in Australian Property Law units: A survey of current approaches’, (2012) QUT Law and Justice Journal, 66.
Arrieta Sevilla, L J, Carruthers, P and Skead N K ‘Protección tabular de los datos descriptivos de las fincas en Australia’ (2011) 723 Revista Critica de Derecho Immobiliaro 399-429
Carruthers P and Skead N, ‘150 years on: The Torrens compensation provisions in the ‘last resort’ jurisdictions’ (2011) 19 APLJ 1
Skead, N. K. and Carruthers, P. ‘The Registrar’s powers of correction: ‘Alive and well’, though perhaps ‘unwelcome’? PART I: The Slip Provision’ (2010) 18 (1) APLJ 32-47.
Carruthers, P and Skead, N. K ‘The Registrar’s powers of correction: ‘Alive and well’, though perhaps ‘unwelcome’? PART II: The Substantive Provision’ (2010) 18 (2) APLJ 132-149.
Carruthers, P and Skead, N. K. ‘The Prior Certificate of Title and Wrong Description of Land Exceptions to Indefeasibility: Resolving the Overlap’ (2009) APLJ 240.

Full-refereed Conference Papers
Carruthers, P ‘Taming the unruly in personam exception: An examination of the limits of the in personam exception to indefeasibility of title.’ Australasian Law Teachers Association Conference, September 2007.
Teaching
Penny teaches Property and Land Law. Penny is the unit coordinator of the Law School's Internship programme.
Research profile
Research profile and publications
 

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