Masterclasses 2018

Masterclass - Law of Tort – Duty of care and negligence

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Issues concerning duties of care and negligence form the backbone of most law degree and GDL Tort examinations. To gain the highest grades you must be able to demonstrate a thorough grasp of this area of the law of tort and a mastery of the principles and authorities as applied by the courts. You must be able to analyse the facts and produce a forensically argued and comprehensively structured answer. In short you must demonstrate lawyerly skills in analysing and communicating information.

A comprehensive and highly interactive session which will bolster and consolidate key knowledge of these key areas and show you exam-answer busting strategies which will maximise performance and deliver the highest grades. A must for those studying for the LLB and GDL. Highly effective for those studying other programs involving the analysis and application of contract law.


Interactive session based on actual exam questions and hypotheticals. The Session will consider;

-           How to structure a First-Class answer

-           Separating facts and issues

-           Expressing yourself as a lawyer

-           How to use (and not to use) legal Authority

-           What the examiner wants to see

Content AM session (0930 -12.30) – NEGLIGENCE ESSENTIALS

Interactive analysis of the elements required for a cause of action in negligence in English law – a consistently examined area on LLB and GDL syllabuses

-           How to identify whether a duty of care arises on the facts – Distinguishing novel and established duty scenarios

-           Breach of duty – Bolam & other tests

-           Causation and remoteness issues

-           Defences to an action in Negligence

-           How to deal with questions involving careless omissions and vicarious laibility

Content PM Session (1400-1700) – SPECIAL CASES SWEEP

Comprehensive analysis of specific repeatedly examined areas in negligence

-           The treatment of economic loss – ‘Pure’ and other types of economic loss

-           Negligently caused psychiatric harm – ‘nervous shock’

-           Liability for negligent misstatements

Presenter; Graeme Wood click here

Dates 2018; 8 April 
                    5  August 
                    27 October

Venue; Central London TBC


Agreement essentials                     £100 inc VAT (Price includes Analysis Pack)

Vitiating Grounds                           £100  inc VAT (Price includes Analysis Pack)

Combined price for both sessions     £150 inc VAT (Price includes Analysis Pack)

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