The law of torts continues to evolve at a fast pace, and it is important that you are as up to date as possible. This seminar will have a practical focus and will appeal to all civil litigators and general practitioners with an interest in torts.
This seminar/webinar will consider recent court decisions and legislative changes in a practical way. It will cover the following areas of tort law:
In addition to reviewing recent New Zealand developments the presenters will consider decisions from other common law jurisdictions such as Australia and the United Kingdom, which will influence the way that New Zealand courts will decide cases.
By attending this seminar/webinar you will:
All civil litigators and general practitioners with an interest in torts.
A background book written by the presenters is available in hard copy, PDF, or both. Please indicate your choice upon registration.
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|Andrew Barker QC
Shortland Chambers, Auckland
Andrew is an experienced trial and appellate advocate. He has a broad practice encompassing most areas of commercial dispute. He is a frequent commentator on developing issues in tort law, and has been counsel in a number of leading cases.
|Professor Geoff McLay
Faculty of Law, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington
Geoff has taught and written about the law of torts throughout his 25-plus years at Victoria University. He has also taught torts in both Canada and the United States. Geoff served as Law Commissioner from 2010 – 2015, and was the chair of the Legislation Design Advisory Committee’s external subcommittee. He is currently the editor of the New Zealand Law Reports.
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