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Tort Law and Practice in Hong Kong 3rd ed

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ISBN13: 9789626616321
Previous Edition ISBN: 9789626613863
Published: November 2014
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Asia Ltd
Country of Publication: Hong Kong
Format: Hardback
Price: Price on Application



Tort Law and Practice in Hong Kong is the authoritative work and is cited in court. The third edition is localisation has been richly and substantially revised. This reflects the speed at which tort law, one of the most dynamic of laws, adapts to modern circumstances.

The third edition provides updates and adds further contents to every chapter with a new general introductory chapter to the law of torts.

Highlights of the Tort Law and Practice in Hong Kong, 3rd Edition:

  • Negligence chapter, the most used tort, has been substantially revised and rewritten
  • Anti-discrimination torts and the defences chapter have been substantially rewritten
  • Damages chapter takes into account the adoption of actuarial tables in Hong Kong
  • Growing impact of internet reflected in chapters such as internet torts, passing off, privacy, and defamation
  • Privacy chapter revised
  • New chapter on nature of torts
  • Many cases have been added

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Subjects:
Tort Law, Other Jurisdictions , Hong Kong
Contents:
Nature of Tort Law, by Nathan Tamby
Causation, by Alexandra Norton
Vicarious Liability, by Neville Sarony QC, SC
Negligence, by Prof DK Srivastava, Charu Sharma and Nancy Leung REWRITE
Anti-Discrimination, by Peter Reading REWRITE
Trespass to the Person, by Lawrence Lau
Wrongful Interference with Goods, by Charu Sharma
Product Liability, by Christopher Tung
Animals, by Neerav Srivastava
Trespass to Land, by Michael Ramsden & Patrick Siu
Occupier’s Liability, by Ashok Sakhrani
Nuisance, by Maggie Wong, Tim Parker & Yvonne Ngai
Rylands v Fletcher, by Maggie Wong, Tim Parker & Yvonne Ngai
Environmental Torts, by Prof. Anton Cooray
Breach of Statutory Duty, by Tim Kwok
Economic Torts, by Chun Bong Fung
Statutory Intellectual Property Rights, by Alice Lee & Kenny Wong
Passing Off, by Alice Lee & Kenny Wong
Breach of Confidence, by Alice Lee & Kenny Wong
Internet Torts, by Jojo Mo
Defamation, by Joseph Vaughan
Malicious Falsehood, by Robert Clark & Neerav Srivastava
Deceit, by Joseph Vaughan
Professional Liability, by Gary Soo, Neville Sarony, Martin Rogers
Defences, by Thomas Wong & Po Jen REWRITE
Damages, by PY Lo
Foreign Torts, by Sherman Yan
Discharge of Torts, by Ashok Sakhrani
Limitation, by Sara Tsui, Thomas Wong & Jeff Chan
Injunctions, by Audrey Campbell-Moffat
Privacy, by Stefan Lo
Misfeasance in Public Office, by Michael Ramsden & Dr. Hsiao-Pen Chang