Tort Law and Practice in Hong Kong, 4th Edition


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Tort Law and Practice in Hong Kong, 4th Edition
Sep 2024
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Tort Law and Practice in Hong Kong, 4th edition has been thoroughly revised to take account of the many recent developments in this ever-dynamic area of law. Chapters on negligence, defences, defamation, vicarious liability, causation, trespass to person and economic torts have been largely rewritten. There are also new sections on diseases, sports liability, road users, public authority liability, child abuse, omissions, and online defamation.  

New decisions considered include:

  • Robinson v Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police [2018] UKSC 4 (negligence – duty of care);
  • Monat Investment Ltd v All persons in occupation etc [2023] HKCA 479 (illegality defence);
  • Trustees of the Barry Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses v BXB [2023] UKSC 15 (vicarious liability); 
  • CCIG Investments Pty Ltd v Schokman [2023] HCA 21 (vicarious liability);
  • Fearn v Board of Trustees of the Tate Gallery [2023] UKSC 4 (nuisance);
  • Jonathan Lu v Paul Chan Mo Po [2018] HKCFA 11 (defamation – qualified privilege);
  • Chang Wa Shan v Esther Chan Pui Kwan [2018] HKCFA 29 (malicious falsehood);
  • Secretary for Justice v Persons Unlawfully and Wilfully Conducting etc [2019] HKCFI 2773 (harassment – doxxing);
  • Eton Properties Ltd v 廈門新景地集團有限公司 [2020] HKCFA 32 (tort of inducing a breach of contract);
  • Paul v Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust [2024] 2 WLR 417 (psychiatric injury);
  • Swarnjit Kaur v Lo's Cleaning Services Ltd [2023] 3 HKLRD 629 (safe system of work)

Jurisdiction: Hong Kong

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