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Formal borders? Landscaping the Duty of Care in the absence of contract

April 2017
Giles Tagg

The Court of Appeal in Lejonvarn v Burgess recently considered the circumstances in which a duty of care in tort can arise in the complete absence of a contract or, indeed, any intent to form a contract.

Giles Tagg discusses this case and how a duty of care can arise in tort between parties in the absence of any other legal connection between them.

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