David Neuberger, ‘Implications of Tort Law decisions’

“In the Fairchild case, which I shall discuss later, Lord Nicholls of Birkenhead described legal concepts determining the appropriate scope of liability in tort, including duty of care, causation, proximity, and remoteness, as ‘afflicted with linguistic ambiguity’. And, as the equally formidable Professor Jane Stapleton has written, the legal reasoning in judgments in tort cases is often obscure, so that it is difficult to distil a coherent body of principles …” (more)

Lord Neuberger, President of the Supreme Court, ‘Implications of Tort Law decisions’. Address to Northern Ireland Personal Injury Bar’s Inaugural Conference, County Down, 13 May 2017.

First posted 2017-05-20 09:00:26

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