Tort Law

Tort Law

Linda Chadderton

This book gives candidates preparing for the SQE1 assessment a concise and clear overview of the law of tort. It provides readers with the opportunity to develop their knowledge and understanding of the subject as assessed in SQE1. They will also be able to test both their subject knowledge and their ability to identify and apply relevant legal principles and rules appropriately to problem scenarios, through multiple-choice questions in the style of the SQE assessment.


Negligence: Duty of Care and Breach

Negligence: Causation, Remoteness and Loss

Negligence: Remedies, Economic Loss and Psychiatric Harm


Vicarious Liability and Employers’ Liability

Occupiers’ Liability

Product Liability

Nuisance and Rylands v Fletcher

Author details

Linda Chadderton is a lecturer in law on the undergraduate LL.B. and postgraduate Legal Practice Course at UCLAN, and a solicitor and Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. As a practicing solicitor she specialised in defendant litigation. She teaches tort law, litigation, personal injury, clinical negligence and professional skills. Her experience of working in the legal profession for 20 years and subsequently teaching the next generation of legal professionals means she is ideally placed to understand the issues and application involved in preparing for the SQE.

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Revision Checklist

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Tort Law – SQE1 Revision Checklist

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