Clerk & Lindsell on Torts, part of our Common Law Library series, is one of our flagship titles. It is the definitive work and market leader in this area of law; it offers the most comprehensive coverage of the subject, providing the end user with indispensable access to current, frequent and unrivalled authoritative information on all aspects of tort law. An essential reference tool, Clerk & Lindsell is widely referred to by practitioners and cited the judiciary. The new edition brings the work completely up-to-date with the changes in the law since the last edition in 2014, including those arising from the Defamation Act 2013 and the developments in all of the key case law, including relevant decisions from the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal. Supreme Court decisions include: Campbell v Peter Gordon Joiners Ltd  UKSC 38 Patel v Mirza  UKSC 42 Rahmatullah v Ministry of Defence  UKSC 1 Mohammed v Ministry of Defence (No 2)  UKSC 2 BPE Solicitors v Hughes-Holland  UKSC 21 Key features: Sets out the general principles, including liability and causation, and details the practice and procedure of seeking solutions Explains the general defences, such as claimant's wrongdoing, contributory negligence, consent and assumption of risk, exclusion of liability and miscellaneous defences Covers all areas of tort, from joint liability and vicarious liability to capacity and parties, from foreign torts to negligence, from breach of statutory duty to professional liability, and from product liability and occupiers liability to employers liability and public service liability Deals with important areas from malicious prosecution to wrongful interference with goods, from deceit to trespass of land and dispossession, from animals liability to nuisance and Rylands v Fletcher implications, and from malicious falsehood to economic torts Discusses statutory IP rights, passing off and breach of confidence and privacy Includes a fully updated chapter on Defamation to take in the changes in law brought in with the Defamation Act 2013 Deals extensively with damages Covers injunctions and limitation periods Includes discussion of self-help and discharge of torts Considers relevant human rights issues Comprehensive commentary on recent case law showing how the general principles apply to different situations - over 10,000 cases cited Is relevant to all common law countries, as it considers relevant commonwealth case law
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Number of pages: 2592
Edition: 22nd edition
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