Tort

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Having established the existence of a ‘professional’ who may owe duties to their client, it is then necessary to consider the bases on which such duties may be founded....

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This Practice Note considers what damages may be available as remedy for claims in tort, including negligence claims. For general guidance on damages, see Practice Note:...

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This Practice Note considers exclusion and limitation of liability in business-to-business (B2B) contracts. It provides guidance on the common law and statutory controls...

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This Practice Note considers one of the first questions to ask when faced with a prospective claim in negligence—whether or not a duty of care exists between the claimant...

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Having established that a duty of care exists (see Practice Note: Negligence—when does a duty of care arise?), it is then necessary to consider whether or not there has...

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Private nuisance—what situations can give rise to a claim? Private nuisance normally involves interference with the claimant’s enjoyment of their land, usually by noise...

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Private nuisance is an unlawful interference with a person's use or enjoyment of land or some right over or in connection with it. That interference must be unreasonable...

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Nuisance claims are recognised in the following way: • private nuisance—interference with the use/enjoyment of land causing injury • public nuisance—an unlawful...

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Private nuisance Private nuisance is a tort against land and it is concerned with the unlawful interference with a person's use or enjoyment of land or of some right over...

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This Practice Note identifies the main torts (bar negligence and nuisance, which are covered elsewhere in our related content) and their key characteristics....

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This practice note provides an introduction to tort law by addressing three questions: • what does the concept of being liable in tort mean? And how does tort relate to...

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