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 off
- 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
The Second Supplement to the Twenty-Third Edition brings the Main Work fully up to date with the latest developments (including, where appropriate, the fallout from the completion of the Brexit process). These include, among others:
- Thorley v Sandwell & West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust on adequate causation.
- Khan v Meadows and Manchester Building Society v Grant Thornton on the scope of a duty of care.
- Tindall v Chief Constable of Thames Valley Police and Rushbond Plc v JS Design LLP on acts and omissions.
- Campbell v Advantage Insurance Co Ltd on contributory negligence.
- Secretary of State for Health v Servier Laboratories Ltd on the economic torts and unlawful means.
- Jones v Ministry of Defence on private nuisance.
- Bell v Tavistock & Portman NHS Foundation Trust on young persons and consent to gender reassignment.
- Badia v Marks on expert witness liability.
- London Steamship Owners Mutual Ltd v Kingdom of Spain on sovereign immunity.
- Murray v Mabrouk on assault.
- Duchess of Sussex v Associated Newspapers Ltd and ZXC v Bloomberg on misuse of private information and breach of copyright.
- TuneIn Inc v Warner Music Ltd on EU copyright law post-Brexit.
- Huawei Technologies Co Ltd v Conversant Wireless Licensing SaRL on FRAND licences and patents.
- Hughes v Rattan on vicarious liability and liability for independent contractors.
- Barking & Dagenham LBC v Persons Unknown on property, injunctions, and anonymous trespassers.
- McQuillan’s Application for Judicial Review on timing and liability under the Human Rights Act 1998.
- Canada Square Operations Ltd v Potter on limitation and concealment.