Material contribution: bridging the evidentiary gap

To right a private wrong, causation is generally established between the tortfeasor’s negligent act and claimant’s injury. However, on occasion, the evidence will be such that a causal link is difficult or even impossible to prove by the traditional approach. Material contribution has emerged in ...

In Private Law, Sep 15, 2019

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Material contribution: bridging the evidentiary gap

To right a private wrong, causation is generally established between the tortfeasor’s negligent act and claimant’s injury. However, on occasion, the evidence will be such that a causal li...

In Private Law, Sep 15, 2019

Afghanistan: Towards wider interests of justice?

The Pre-Trial Chamber (“PTC”) II of the International Criminal Court (“ICC”) handed down its much-awaited decision on the request for authorisation of an investigation into the situation ...

In International Law, Sep 01, 2019

Public sneaking into private horizontally: the development of private law as supported by the Human Rights Act 1998

Case note: Fearn and others v The Board of Trustees of the Tate Gallery [2019] EWHC 246 (Ch)

In Public Law, Aug 04, 2019

Extraditing suspects and safeguarding human rights - a tangled tale

Commentary on Kyung Yip Kim v Ministry of Justice of New Zealand and another [2019] NZCA 209 and insights on the Fugitive Offenders and Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Legisla...

In Public Law, Jun 25, 2019

Darnley v Croydon Health Service NHS Trust: delineating duty and breach

Case Note: Darnley v Croydon Health Service NHS Trust [2018] UKSC 50, [2018] 3 WLR 1153

In Private Law, Mar 13, 2019

A tale of two systems: separation or separability of Hong Kong common law and Chinese socialist legal system?

Case note: Sixtus Leung v President of the Legislative Council  HCAL 1160, 1164, 1165, 1171 & 1178/20181

In Public Law, Mar 07, 2019

“I felt cheated”[1]: a lost opportunity for upholding a right to terminate life with dignity

Case note: R (on the application of Conway) v Secretary of State for Justice (27 November 2018)2

In Public Law, Feb 10, 2019