LLB Advanced Law of Torts

Students listening to a lectureModule leader: Dr Claire McIvor

Module description:

This module will take an analytical approach to the study of tort law and it will examine discrete areas of the subject, building upon the knowledge and understanding provided by the core Tort Law module taken by all law students in their first year. Topics covered include:

  • Vicarious liability
  • Limitation of actions
  • Causation
  • Economic torts
  • Wrongful interference with property
  • Torts and human rights
  • Defences.


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