Mrs Jessica Hudson

Jessica is a graduate of the University of Oxford (BCL, Distinction) and UNSW (BA, LLB, First Class Honours).

Jessica Hudson is a Senior Lecturer at UNSW Law where she researches and teaches in multiple areas of private law, including equity, trusts, remedies and unjust enrichment, as well as corporations and financial services law. Prior to lecturing, Jessica was a solicitor at King & Wood Mallesons, and worked as a Tipstaff to the Honourable Justice Julie Ward when Her Honour was a Judge in the Equity Division of the Supreme Court of New South Wales. Jessica is a graduate of the University of Oxford (BCL, Distinction) and UNSW (BA, LLB, First Class Honours).

Visiting Appointments

April/May 2015, Visiting Scholar at the University of Cambridge Faculty of Law.

Areas of expertise

Equity, Trusts, The Law of Unjust Enrichment, Restitution, Remedies, Commercial and Corporations law, Financial Services Law, Private Law Theory and Medieval Legal History.

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Book Chapters

Hudson JR, 2017, 'Equitable Compensation for Equitable Estoppels', in Degeling S; Varuhas J (ed.), Equitable Compensation and Disgorgement of Profit, Hart Publishing, pp. 217 - 237

Journal articles

Hudson J; Degeling S, 2019, 'Credit Advisers, Consumer Credit and Equitable Fiduciary Obligations', Federal Law Review, vol. 47, pp. 64 - 90

Hudson J, 2019, 'One Thicket in Fraud on a Power', Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, vol. 39

Degeling S; Hudson J, 2018, 'Financial Robots as Instruments of Fiduciary Loyalty', SYDNEY LAW REVIEW, vol. 40, pp. 63 - 92, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000436327000003&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Hudson JR, 2017, 'Who is Equity’s Darling? Recipient Trustees as Bona Fide Purchasers', The Conveyancer and Property Lawyer, vol. 2017, pp. 195 - 211

Hudson JR, 2017, 'Equitable Ownership and Restitution of Misapplied Trust Property'', Journal of Equity, vol. 11, pp. 245 - 270

Hudson J, 2017, 'The Price of Coherence in Estoppels', SYDNEY LAW REVIEW, vol. 39, pp. 1 - 23, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000401800400001&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Hudson JR, 2016, 'Certainty in Equitable Estoppels: Questions of Taxonomy, Unification and Coherence', Journal of Equity, vol. 10, pp. 137 - 153

Hudson JR, 2015, 'The True Purpose of Estoppel by Representation', Journal of Contract Law, vol. 32, pp. 275 - 292

Degeling S; Hudson J, 2015, 'Equitable money remedies against financial advisers who give "advice about advice"', COMPANY AND SECURITIES LAW JOURNAL, vol. 33, pp. 166 - 175, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000364747700003&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Degeling S; Hudson J, 2014, 'Fiduciary obligations, financial advisers and FOFA', COMPANY AND SECURITIES LAW JOURNAL, vol. 32, pp. 527 - 539, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000213316100002&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Hudson JR, 2014, 'Estoppel by representation as a defence to unjust enrichment – the vine has not withered yet', Restitution Law Review, vol. 22, pp. 19 - 34

Currently Teaching

Courses Taught

LAWS2385 – Equity & Trusts

LAWS3079 – Restitution

LAWS3301 - Remedies