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Economic Torts

Tony Weir


This book is based closely on the lectures delivered by Tony Weir in 1996 as part of the Clarendon Law lectures series sponsored by Oxford University Press. It is a book which contains a number of controversial propositions, defended with vigour. The three lectures reproduced here deal with liability in tort for intentionally inflicted economic loss. They are characterized by a very unusual combination of bold leading statements and multi-layered supporting analysis. There are also Appendices containing full case transcripts of recent, significant cases, including Millar v. Bassey and de Voto ... More

Keywords: Tony Weir, liability in tort, economic loss, Millar v. Bassey, de Voto v Pacific

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1997 Print ISBN-13: 9780198265931
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265931.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Tony Weir, author
Trinity College, Cambridge