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Negligence

Battery, intention

By Robert Sheldon / June 15, 2016 /

Croucher v Cachia [2016] NSWCA 132

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Advocates' immunity

By Robert Sheldon / May 5, 2016 /

Legal practitioners – Negligence – Advocate’s immunity from suit – Advice given out of court – Where advice given by advocate led to agreed settlement of proceedings – Where terms of settlement reflected in consent orders made by court and court’s noting of agreement – Where negligence proceedings issued in respect of advice – Whether…

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Duty and foreseeability

By Robert Sheldon / March 17, 2016 / Comments Off on Duty and foreseeability
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The need for articulation of a duty, at a high level of generality, before examining breach

By Robert Sheldon / March 11, 2016 / Comments Off on The need for articulation of a duty, at a high level of generality, before examining breach
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Advocate's(') immunity

By Robert Sheldon / December 16, 2015 / Comments Off on Advocate's(') immunity
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Solicitor's duty and retainer: extent of duty to advise

By Robert Sheldon / November 21, 2015 / Comments Off on Solicitor's duty and retainer: extent of duty to advise
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Advocate's immunity

By Robert Sheldon / November 17, 2015 / Comments Off on Advocate's immunity
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Damage: the gist of the action

By Robert Sheldon / October 8, 2015 / Comments Off on Damage: the gist of the action
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Non-delegability

By Robert Sheldon / September 3, 2015 / Comments Off on Non-delegability

Negligence Duty of care Local education authority Claimant school pupil injured during school-arranged swimming lesson organised and provided on-site by independent contractor Swimming teacher and lifeguard employed by independent contractor Claimant bringing personal injury claim Whether local education authority liable for negligence of independent contractor Whether owing non-delegable duty to secure that reasonable care taken…

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