Donal Nolan

University of Oxford - Faculty of Law

Professor of Private Law

Worcester College

Oxford, OX1 2HB

United Kingdom

http://www.law.ox.ac.uk/people/donal-nolan

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1.

Offer and Acceptance in the Electronic Age

Andrew Burrows and Edwin Peel (eds), Contract Formation and Parties (OUP 2010) 61-87
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Dec 2017
Donal Nolan
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 551 (48,027)

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Contract Law, Contract Formation, Offer and Acceptance, Electronic Commerce, Email, Internet

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The Distinctiveness of Rylands v Fletcher

(2005) 121 Law Quarterly Review 421-451
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 10 Jan 2018
Donal Nolan
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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tort law, Rylands v Fletcher, strict liability, private nuisance, negligence

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Contributory Negligence in Practice

James Goudkamp and Donal Nolan, 'Contributory Negligence in Practice' (2016) 166 (July) New Law Journal pp.11-13, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 50/2016
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 09 Aug 2016
James Goudkamp and Donal Nolan
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 258 (115,643)

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Tort; negligence; contributory negligence; fault; apportionment of damages

Contributory Negligence in Practice

James Goudkamp and Donal Nolan, 'Contributory Negligence in Practice', Inner Temple Yearbook 2016-2017, pp.141-143, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 60/2017
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 13 Oct 2016
James Goudkamp and Donal Nolan
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 115 (237,493)

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Contributory negligence, comparative fault, empirical study, apportionment, fault

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Alcock v. Chief Constable of South Yorkshire Police (1991)

Charles Mitchell and Paul Mitchell (eds), Landmark Cases in the Law of Tort (Hart Publishing 2010) 273-309
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 Nov 2017
Donal Nolan
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 247 (121,467)

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tort law, negligence, nervous shock, psychiatric injury, primary victims, secondary victims

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Deconstructing the Duty of Care

(2013) 129 Law Quarterly Review 559-588
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 03 Jan 2018
Donal Nolan
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 241 (124,527)

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negligence, duty of care, structure of negligence law

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'A Tort Against Land': Private Nuisance as a Property Tort

Donal Nolan and Andrew Robertson (eds), Rights and Private Law (Hart 2011) 459-490
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Dec 2017
Donal Nolan
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 202 (147,714)

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private nuisance, rights in land, property law, law of obligations, trespass to land

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Hongkong Fir Shipping Co. Ltd. v. Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd., the Hongkong Fir (1961)

Charles Mitchell and Paul Mitchell (eds), Landmark Cases in the Law of Contract (Hart 2008) 269-297
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 28 Nov 2017
Donal Nolan
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 195 (152,702)

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contract law, breach of contract, discharge, intermediate term, frustration

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Contributory Negligence on Appeal

James Goudkamp and Donal Nolan, "Contributory Negligence on Appeal" (2017) (April) New Law Journal pp.18-19, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 57/2017
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 29 Mar 2017
James Goudkamp and Donal Nolan
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 136 (207,850)

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tort law, contributory negligence, appeals, appellate review, apportionment

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Varying the Standard of Care in Negligence

(2013) 72 Cambridge Law Journal 651-688
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 12 Jan 2018
Donal Nolan
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Negligence, Standard of Care, Subjective Standard, Gross Negligence, Wednesbury Unreasonableness, Recklessness

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A Public Law Tort: Understanding Misfeasance in Public Office

Kit Barker et al (eds), Private Law and Power (Hart Publishing 2017) 177-205
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Jan 2018
Donal Nolan
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 114 (237,795)

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tort law, misfeasance in public office, public law, private law

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The Liability of Public Authorities for Failing to Confer Benefits

(2011) 127 Law Quarterly Review 260-287
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 Jan 2018
Donal Nolan
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 107 (248,723)

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negligence, duty of care, liability of public authorities, omissions

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The Page v Smith Saga: A Tale of Inauspicious Origins and Unintended Consequences

(2010) 69 Cambridge Law Journal 495–528
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Jan 2018
Donal Nolan and Stephen Bailey
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Nottingham - School of Law
Downloads 100 (260,530)

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negligence, duty of care, psychiatric injury, primary victims, remoteness, foreseeability

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Strict Product Liability for Design Defects

(2018) 134 Law Quarterly Review 176-181, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 22/2018
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 30 Jun 2018
Donal Nolan
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 93 (273,100)

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Tort, Product Liability, Consumer Protection Act 1987, Defectiveness, Design Defect

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Causation and the Goals of Tort Law

Andrew Robertson and Tang Hang Wu (eds), The Goals of Private Law (Hart 2009) 165-190
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Dec 2017
Donal Nolan
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 90 (278,829)

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tort law, negligence, causation, causal indeterminacy, loss of a chance, instrumentalism

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Contributory Negligence on in the Court of Appeal: An Empirical Study

Legal Studies, 2017, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 56/2017
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 May 2017 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2017
James Goudkamp and Donal Nolan
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 90 (278,829)

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Tort; Contributory Negligence; Comparative Fault; Apportionment; Appeals; Appellate Review

16.

Nuisance and Human Rights

David Hoffmann (ed), The Impact of the UK Human Rights Act on Private Law (CUP 2011) 165-194
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 13 Dec 2017
Donal Nolan
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 86 (288,998)

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private nuisance, human rights law, European Convention on Human Rights, Human Rights Act 1998, vertical effect, horizontal effect

17.

Rights and Private Law

Donal Nolan and Andrew Robertson (eds), Rights and Private Law (Hart 2011) 1-33
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Dec 2017
Donal Nolan and Andrew Robertson
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Melbourne - Law School
Downloads 85 (288,998)

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private law, tort law, tort theory, rights-based analysis, rights, corrective justice

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The Fatal Accidents Act 1846

TT Arvind and Jenny Steele (eds), Tort Law and the Legislature (Hart 2012) 131-157
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Dec 2017
Donal Nolan
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 76 (308,898)

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tort law, English legal history, wrongful death, occupational death, Fatal Accidents Act 1846, legislative reform

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Rights, Damage and Loss

(2017) 37 Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 252-275 , Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18/2018
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 30 Jun 2018
Donal Nolan
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Private Law, Tort Law, Negligence, Rights, Damage, Loss

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Nuisance, Planning and Regulation: The Limits of Statutory Authority

Andrew Dyson, James Goudkamp and Frederick Wilmot-Smith (eds), Defences in Tort (Hart 2015) 183-206
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Dec 2017
Donal Nolan
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 64 (339,190)

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tort law, private nuisance, defences, statutory authority, planning permission, regulatory compliance

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New Forms of Damage in Negligence

Modern Law Review, Vol. 70, No. 1, pp. 59-88, January 2007
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Jan 2007
Donal Nolan
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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New Forms of Damage in Negligence

Modern Law Review, Vol. 70, No. 1, pp. 59-88, 2007, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3/2007
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2017
Donal Nolan
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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negligence, damage, personal injury, negligent imprisonment, wrongful conception, educational negligence

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Reforming the Privity of Contract Doctrine

Mads Andenas and Nils Jareborg (eds), Anglo-Swedish Studies in Law (Iustus Förlag 1999) 288-325
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Jan 2018
Donal Nolan
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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contract law, privity of contract, third party rule, reform

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Suing the State: Governmental Liability in Comparative Perspective

Modern Law Review, Vol. 67, No. 5, pp. 844-860, September 2004
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 06 Oct 2004
Donal Nolan
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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The Liability of Public Authorities for Omissions Revisited

(2014) 130 Law Quarterly Review 21-24
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 12 Jan 2018
Donal Nolan
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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negligence, duty of care, public authority liability, omissions

Negligence and Human Rights Law: The Case for Separate Development

(2013) 76 Modern Law Review 286-318
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Jan 2018
Donal Nolan
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Negligence, Human Rights Law, European Convention on Human Rights, Human Rights Act 1998, Omissions, Remedies

Negligence and Human Rights Law: The Case for Separate Development

The Modern Law Review, Vol. 76, Issue 2, pp. 286-318, 2013
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Mar 2013
Donal Nolan
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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tort, negligence, human rights law, Human Rights Act 1998, public law/private law divide

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Preventive Damages

(2016) 132 Law Quarterly Review 68-95
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 03 Jan 2018
Donal Nolan
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Tort law, negligence, preventive damages, pure economic loss

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Economic Duress and the Availability of a Reasonable Alternative

(2000) 8 Restitution Law Review 105-114
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 12 Jan 2018
Donal Nolan
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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economic duress, illegitimate pressure, reasonable alternative, causation

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Risks and Wrongs: Remoteness of Damage in the House of Lords

(2001) 9 Tort Law Review 101-104
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 12 Jan 2018
Donal Nolan
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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negligence, remoteness of damage, risk principle

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A Critique of Chester v Afshar

(2014) 34 Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 659-692
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 12 Jan 2018
Tamsyn Clark and Donal Nolan
University of Oxford - Worcester College and University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 13 (552,588)

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medical non-disclosure, informed consent, negligence, scope of liability, causation, autonomy

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Negligence Liability for Suicides in Custody

(2000) 8 Tort Law Review 91-94
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 12 Jan 2018
Donal Nolan
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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negligence, wrongful death, legal causation, volenti, suicide

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Reforming Liability for Psychiatric Injury in Scotland: A Recipe for Uncertainty?

Modern Law Review, Vol. 68, No. 6, pp. 983-995, November 2005
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 27 Dec 2005
Donal Nolan
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Horrifying Events and Their Consequences: Clarifying the Operation of the Alcock Criteria

(2014) 30 Professional Negligence 176-179
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 12 Jan 2018
Donal Nolan
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Negligence, Psychiatric Injury, Secondary Victim, 'Horrifying Event'

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Damage in the English Law of Negligence

(2013) 4 Journal of European Tort Law 259-281
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 12 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 08 May 2019
Donal Nolan
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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negligence, damage, personal injury, property damage, impairment

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The Liability of Financial Supervisory Authorities

(2013) 4 Journal of European Tort Law 190-222
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 12 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 08 May 2019
Donal Nolan
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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tort law, comparative law, liability of financial supervisors, governmental liability

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Contributory Negligence in the Twenty‐First Century: An Empirical Study of First Instance Decisions

The Modern Law Review, Vol. 79, Issue 4, pp. 575-622, 2016, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 61/2017
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 06 Jul 2016
James Goudkamp and Donal Nolan
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Psychiatric Injury at the Crossroads

[2004] Journal of Personal Injury Law 1-20
Posted: 10 Jan 2018
Donal Nolan
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law

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negligence, psychiatric injury, nervous shock, reform

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Following in Their Footsteps: Equitable Estoppel in Australia and the United States

(2000) 11 King’s College Law Journal 202-223
Posted: 10 Jan 2018
Donal Nolan
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law

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Equitable Estoppel, Promissory Estoppel, Proprietary Estoppel, Detrimental Reliance, United States Law, Australian Law