An outline of the law of damages for actions in tort. This note considers the various types of compensatory and non-compensatory damages that may be awarded in tort and the relevance of the principles of causation, mitigation, contributory negligence and remoteness to the assessment of damages.
An outline of the law of professional negligence. This note considers: The requirements for claims in contract and tort. The application of the SAAMCO principle. The Bolam test. Contributory negligence. Contribution. The use by professionals of exclusion clauses to limit liability.