The law of professional immunities

Davies, Mark (2014) The law of professional immunities. Oxford University Press, Oxford. ISBN 9780199695959

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Abstract

Provides an authoritative analytical and practical doctrinal consideration of the law relating to professional immunities in tort law. Dr Davies primarily focuses on English law with some coverage of other common law jurisdictions where cases and other materials are relevant. Professional obligations and liabilities play an important role in tort, with a limited number of professional and occupational groups considered to benefit from some 'immunity' from these. This essential text reviews the nature of immunities and considers the contexts in which the term is used before providing examples of those 'immune' professions with reference to case law and leading secondary commentary. It addresses the rationales and justifications for immunities and, more broadly, their interaction with general professional negligence and liability issues.

Item Type: Book
Schools and Departments: School of Law, Politics and Sociology > Law
Depositing User: Mark Davies - Law School
Date Deposited: 23 Apr 2013 09:21
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2020 15:30
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/21343
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