Delict Essentials: 5th Edition (Edinburgh Law Essentials) (Paperback)

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Delict Essentials provides the reader with an introduction to the main areas of the law of delict. The book includes coverage of negligence, nuisance, occupiers liability, product liability, defamation, breach of confidence, liability for animals, breach of statutory duty, vicarious liability, defences, and remedies. The 5th edition has been updated and contains discussion of recent caselaw, including Tindall v Chief Constable of Thames Valley; Paul v The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust; Thorley v Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust; and Stoffel v Grondona.
The 5th edition also includes discussion of the Defamation and Malicious Publication (Scotland) Act 2021.
Delict Essentials will provide the undergraduate an essential study aid to a challenging and important area of the law of Scotland.

About the Author

Francis McManus is Honorary Professor of Law at the University of Stirling and Emeritus Professor of Law at Edinburgh Napier University. He is the author of a number of textbooks including, Delict Essentials 4th edition (EUP, 2021), Scottish Environmental Law Essentials (EUP, 2020), Environmental Law in Scotland (SULI) and Environmental Law in Scotland (EUP,2015). He has also contributed to many other books. He has a special interest in, and has published extensively on noise law. He is the National Treasurer and Scottish Chairman of the United Kingdom Noise Association (UKNA). He is also assistant editor and contributor to Scottish Planning and Environmental Law (SPEL).

Product Details
ISBN: 9781399515122
ISBN-10: 1399515128
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publication Date: January 12th, 2024
Pages: 216
Language: English
Series: Edinburgh Law Essentials

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