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Questions and Answers: Torts, 3rd edition

Questions and Answers: Torts, 3rd edition

Brennan, S; Grey, L, 2017

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A take-home resource for students to perfect their skills in answering exam-type questions for difficult legal subjects taught at New Zealand law schools.


Format: Paperback


An easy-to-read guide that helps law students consolidate their understanding of torts and prepare for exams and assignments.

Q&A Torts provides a brief introduction to core areas of tort law and then poses a series of questions and answers to provide opportunities for students to practice answering questions. The work also outlines key issues, makes suggestions for further reading and provides examples of common pitfalls that students of tort law may encounter.

Since 2001 Q&A Torts has been helping students use legal material to answer tutorial, exam and practical questions with clarity and brevity. Q&A Torts is an invaluable aid for the efficient and successful study of law.



  • Provides a concise overview of core material covered in the torts law courses at NZ University
  • Provides questions, identifies key issues that students need to cover in solutions and ‘model’ solutions
  • Focus on key relevant cases
  • Summary of Key issues
  • Further reading suggestions
  • Common pitfalls identified

    Related Titles

    McLay, Student Companion: Torts, 7th ed. 2015
    Berkahn, Questions and Answers: Company Law, 3rd ed., 2016
    Sayles, Questions and Answers: Commercial Law, 2nd ed, 2014


    Sean Brennan has recently completed a LLB (Hons) and BMus (Composition) at Victoria University of Wellington where he tutored in Law of Torts for 3 years, 2 of these as Head Tutor. He has also written on self-litigants in the family court, policy safety orders, local authority liability in tort, and topics in law and religion.

    Louise Grey is in her final semester of study for her BA (Media Studies) / LLB (Hons) degree at Victoria University of Wellington and is currently completing her studies at the Institut d'etudes politiques de Paris (Sciences Po). She was previously a tutor of Tort Law at Victoria University.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1 – Introduction to Torts
    Chapter 2 – Advice on Exams
    Chapter 3 – Accident Compensation
    Chapter 4 – Trespass to persons – assault, battery and false imprisonment
    Chapter 5 – Land-based torts
    Chapter 6 – Negligence
    Chapter 7 – Advanced negligence – nervous shock, negligent misstatement and government liability
    Chapter 8 – Defamation
    Chapter 9 – Privacy and Intentional infliction of emotional harm

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