Editors:Ciaran Craven and William Binchy | ISSN: 1649-766X | Format: Journal A4 (4 issues per annum) | Subscription: €208 per annum + 9% VAT = €226.72 (Important Note: archive editions of this product available only. In 2014 the QRTL will be revamped into a bi-annual journal. Further information to follow in January 2014)


This new innovative quarterly journal is designed to keep legal practitioners abreast of the developments in Irish tort law with expert analysis and commentary on recent developments. Subjects covered include Defamation & Media Law, Professional Negligence, Employees’ Safety & Health, Personal Injuries & Damages, Commercial Tort Litigation, International Developments and more.

The latest issue (vol 4, issue 4) of the QRTL contains the following articles:

  • “The Supreme Court’s New Approach to the Statute of Limitations in Tort Litigation” by  Professor William Binchy
  • “On the Move Once More: New Judicial Approaches to Vicarious Liability” by Des Ryan
  • “Perceptions of Nervous Shock: The Law on Psychiatric Harm” by Val Corbett

You can now download the full content of Volume 1 Issue 1 of the QRTL. Click on “read article” from the list below.**

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Issue 1 of the Quarterly Review of Tort Law features:

  • Professor William Binchy’s examination of the recent Supreme Court decision on Weir Rodgers v SF Trust and the Occupiers’ Liability Act 1995 read article**
  • Dr Ciaran Craven’s consideration of conflict of interest case law, including the recent O’Carroll v Diamond decision in an article entitled “Conflict of Interest: The Solicitor’s Duty in an Impossible Situation”read article**
  • Geoffrey Shannon’s study of some of the key changes introduced by the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 read article**
  • An article by Marie McGonagle, NUI Galway, detailing the major developments in defamation law read article**
  • An examination by Des Ryan of the decision in Beatty v The Rent Tribunal with respect to the liability of Public Authorities in tort law read article**
  • Ray Ryan’s consideration of the High Court judgment in Anderson v Cooke which “provides a valuable insight into … current thinking on the nature of the ex turpi plea … and its interplay with the related defences of contributory negligence”read article**
  • Rose Wall, reviews the controversy surrounding organ retention and the need for law reform read article**

Issue 2 of the Quarterly Review of Tort Law features:

  • Professor William Binchy discusses “Damages in Tort Litigation: New Judicial Approaches”
  • Dr Neville Cox examines “Employers’ Liability for Workplace Stress: New Legal Developments”
  • Des and Ray Ryan join forces to give an insight and analysis into the recent UK decision, Rothwell v Chemical and Insulating Co Ltd., in an article entitled, “Damage in Negligence: Getting the Gist?”
  • Marie McGonagle examines Recent Developments in Defamation Law
  • “Torts Claims against Schools.

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