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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)


Because of the impact worldwide of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the 2020 International Summer Programmes have been replaced by the Virtual Summer Festival of Learning

This course is part of the English Law and Legal Methods Summer Programme 2020.

To apply for this course, please enrol on the programme above, and then select the courses you wish to study. For more information about Summer Programmes please visit our Summer Programmes Page.

This seminar considers civil liability in Tort, looking at general principles and in outline at Trespass to the Person, then analysing the tort of Negligence in detail. Specific Negligence problem areas and controversies are highlighted, such as the treatment of public authority defendants, liability for psychiatric harm and pure financial loss. Finally, the tort of Private Nuisance is explored.

Course dates

05 Jul 2020 to 25 Jul 2020

Course duration

3 weeks

Apply by

22 Jun 2020

Academic Directors, Course Directors and Tutors are subject to change, when necessary.


International Summer Programmes
Sidgwick Site
United Kingdom
01223 760850

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Teaching sessions

Meetings: 5

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