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. 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 the general principles of liability and causation
- Explains in detail general defences, such as claimant’s wrongdoing, 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 negligence to breach of statutory duty and professional liability, and from product liability and occupiers’ liability to employers’ liability and public service liability
- Deals with other important areas from malicious prosecution to wrongful interference with goods, from deceit to trespass to land, from liability for animals to nuisance and Rylands v Fletcher, and from malicious falsehood to the economic torts
- Discusses statutory IP rights and passing of
- Includes fully updated and detailed chapters on defamation, breach of confidence and misuse of private information
- Deals extensively with damages and other remedies including injunctions
- Covers limitation periods in detail
- Considers all heads of liability with regard to the relevant human rights issues
- Takes full account of the effects of Brexit
New material in the First Supplement to the Twenty-Third 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.
- Unwired Planet International Ltd v Huawei Technologies (UK) Co Ltd on patents, infringement and FRAND terms
- 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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