Butterworths Student Companion: Torts, 7th edition (eBook)

Butterworths Student Companion, Torts contains concise and witty summaries of the leading New Zealand and international decisions which have shaped the law of torts.

Format: ePub

NZD$ 50.00
Release Date:
ISBN/ISSN: 9781927248362

Product description

Please choose your device carefully and only download your eBook to the device on which you intend to read it. eBooks cannot be moved from one device to another and are only compatible with the following software:

PC or Mac* users: Adobe Digital Editions
iPad or iPhone: Bluefire Reader.


*Not compatible with MacBook Air, Kobo eReader, and Microsoft Surface

eBooks will be fulfilled in one to two business days.


Written by Geoff McLay, this book is designed to be used by students in conjunction with lecture notes and existing text materials as an aid to understanding and remembering important cases.



  • Part of a series
  • Comprises concise and readable case summaries
  • Provides comprehensive and accessible coverage of the case law that a law student is required to know
  • Ideal for international students sitting their conversion exams who need an overview of New Zealand family law.
  • Up-to-date
  • Clear layout and visual clues make learning easy
  • Well-respected author


Other titles in the Student Companion series include:

Company Law Cartwright & Harrison

Contract Law (5th edition) Walker

Criminal Law (5th edition) Stephens

Employment Law (2nd edition) Russell & Heenan                      

Equity (4th edition) Gibbons and Gibson

Evidence (2nd edition) Midson

Family Law (2nd edition) Ballanytyne

Intellectual Property (2nd edition) Kingsbury

Land Law (5th edition) Wass

Public Law (7th edition) Dorset

Resource Management Warnock & Suszko

Tax Elliffe & Marr

Table of contents

  •   Negligence

        –   Duty of Care

        –   Causation

        –   Breach

        –   Tort and Contract

        –   Contributory Negligence

        –   Limitations

  •   Defamation

        –   Parliamentary Privilege

        –   Judicial Proceedings

  •   Interference with Goods

  •   Trespass to Person

        –   Assault

        –   Battery

        –   False Imprisonment

  •   Privacy and Infliction of Emotional Distress

  •   Land-based Torts

        –   Nuisance

        –   Trespass

  •   Rylands v Fletcher

  •   Public Torts

  •   Equality and the Common Law

  •   Accident Compensation

  •   Exemplary Damages

  •   Vicarious Liability