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LS 1515
NON-CONTRACTUAL OBLIGATIONS
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: Dr R Goldberg & Mr G W Gordon

Pre-requisite(s): None

This course involves consideration of the circumstances in which a person who suffers loss, injury or damage to his person, property or reputation as a result of wrongful conduct on the part of another, is entitled to redress. Particular attention will be given to the following topics: liability for negligent conduct; vicarious liability; occupiers’ liability; professional negligence; the problems presented by economic loss and nervous shock; defamation; assessment of damages. The course also covers aspects of the law on unjustified enrichment.

There are 30 lectures in total with either two or three lectures per week as appropriate and a programme of 3 one-hour tutorials during the course.

1st Attempt: 1 two-hour examination (100%).

Resit: 1 two-hour examination (100%).