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Clerk & Lindsell on Torts, one of our flagship titles and part of the Common Law Library series, is an essential reference tool which is widely referred to by practitioners and cited by the judiciary throughout the UK and the Commonwealth, and also forms the point of reference worldwide for those wishing to research the English law of torts. 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.
- Provides unrivalled breadth and depth of coverage on all areas of tort law
- Sets out both general principles and the detailed rules of liability affecting specific torts
- Explains in detail general matters, such as defences, joint liability and vicarious liability, and capacity and parties
- Covers all the important heads of tortious liability: negligence, breach of statutory duty, professional liability, product liability and occupiers’ liability, malicious prosecution and abuse of process, wrongful interference with goods, deceit, to trespass to land and to the person. Other chapters range from liability for animals to nuisance and Rylands v Fletcher, and from malicious falsehood to the economic torts, defamation, breach of confidence and misuse of private information
- Deals extensively with the vital topic of damages and other remedies, including injunctions
- Covers limitation in detail
- Takes full account of the effects of Brexit
New material in the Twenty-Fourth Edition:
- Henderson v Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust and Stoffel & Co v Grondona on the extent of the illegality defence in tort.
- FCA v Arch Insurance (UK) Ltd on the subject of adequate causation.
- Okpabi v Royal Dutch Shell Plc on the duty of care owed by a holding company for the acts of its subsidiaries abroad.
- Toombes v Mitchell on the boundaries of wrongful birth and wrongful life.
- Bell v Tavistock & Portman NHS Foundation Trust on older children’s ability to consent to medical procedures.
- Allsop v Banner Jones Ltd on solicitors’ negligence claims and abuse of process.
- Rihan v Ernst & Young Global Ltd on employers’ duties to look after employees’ interests.
- Leeds City Council v Barclays Bank Plc on the requirement for a representation in the tort of deceit.
- Duchess of Sussex v Associated Newspapers Ltd on misuse of private information and breach of copyright.
- Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd v James Kemball Ltd on how far the deliberate defunding of a company can amount to an economic tort.
- Swift v Carpenter on damages for serious injury and funding the purchase of a suitable property for a seriously disabled claimant.
- Canada Goose UK Retail Ltd v Persons Unknown and Boyd v Ineos Upstream Ltd on property, injunctions, protests and human rights.
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