Samuel Beswick

Harvard Law School

Private Law Fellow

1575 Massachusetts

Hauser 406

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

http://scholar.harvard.edu/beswick

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

19

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Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

Holding Deposit Agreements: Pre-Tenancy Obligations and Rights

Landlord & Tenant Review, vol. 19(4), pp. 143-147, 2015
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 30 Jul 2015
Samuel Beswick
Harvard Law School
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deposits, landlords’ duties, leases, residential tenancies, tenants’ rights, Landlord and Tenant Act, rental agent, conditional contract, agreement for lease, Property Ombudsman

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Enforcing a Holding Deposit Agreement

Landlord & Tenant Review, vol. 22(3), pp. 88-91, 2018
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 11 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2018
Samuel Beswick
Harvard Law School
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deposits, landlords’ duties, leases, residential tenancies, tenants’ rights, Rent Act, Tenant Fees Act, letting agent, conditional contract, agreement for lease, reservation fee, key money, security deposit, pre-tenancy, unfair terms, repudiation, breach of contract, Money Claim, County Court

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Tenant Fees Bill: Good Intentions – Weak Protections

Landlord & Tenant Review, vol. 22(6), pp. 203-207, 2018
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 26 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2019
Samuel Beswick
Harvard Law School
Downloads 28 (474,261)

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landlords’ duties, leases, residential tenancies, tenants’ rights, Housing Act, Tenant Fees Act, letting agent, deposits, holding deposit agreement, agreement for lease, reservation fee, key money, security deposit, pre-tenancy, unfair terms, repudiation, breach of contract, ARLA Propertymark

The Divergent Paths of Commonwealth Privacy Torts

Supreme Court Law Review, vol. 84(2d), pp. 225-267, 2018
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2019
Samuel Beswick and William Fotherby
Harvard Law School and Independent
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Privacy, Misuse of Private Information, Breach of Confidence, Tort, Invasion of Privacy, Intrusion on Seclusion, Publication of Private Matters, Injunction, Article 8, Freedom of Expression

The Divergent Paths of Commonwealth Privacy Torts

Part IV in Margaret I. Hall (ed), The Canadian Law of Obligations: Private Law for the 21st Century and Beyond, pp. 225-267 (Toronto: LexisNexis, 2018)
Posted: 26 Mar 2019
Samuel Beswick and William Fotherby
Harvard Law School and Independent

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Privacy, Misuse of Private Information, Breach of Confidence, Tort, Invasion of Privacy, Intrusion on Seclusion, Publication of Private Matters, Injunction, Article 8, Freedom of Expression

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Letting Agents: Servants of Two Masters?

Housing Matters, Issue 128, pp. 2-3, 2019
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 26 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2019
Samuel Beswick
Harvard Law School
Downloads 20 (518,598)

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rental agent, fiduciary duty, agents' duties, landlords' duties, leases, residential tenancies, tenants’ rights, Consumer Rights Act, Housing Act, Tenant Fees Act, ARLA Propertymark, david cox, holding deposit, agreement for lease, pre-tenancy, unfair terms, repudiation, breach of contract

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Targeted Visual Surveillance in New Zealand: An Analysis and Critique of the Search and Surveillance Bill

New Zealand Law Students' Journal, pp. 239-266, 2010
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 30 Mar 2015
Samuel Beswick
Harvard Law School
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surveillance, visual, NZBORA, police, warrants

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Tenant Fees Act 2019: A Welcome Reform

Landlord & Tenant Review, vol. 23(3), pp. 79-81, 2019
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 26 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2019
Samuel Beswick
Harvard Law School
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landlords’ duties, leases, residential tenancies, tenants’ rights, Housing Act, Tenant Fees Act, letting agent, deposits, holding deposit agreement, agreement for lease, reservation fee, key money, security deposit, pre-tenancy, unfair terms, repudiation, breach of contract, ARLA Propertymark

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Cancelling a Holding Deposit Agreement

Housing Matters, Issue 130, pp.4-5, 2019
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 13 Jun 2019
Samuel Beswick
Harvard Law School
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landlords’ duties, leases, residential tenancies, tenants’ rights, Tenant Fees Act, Consumer Rights Act, Housing Act, letting agent, deposits, holding deposit agreement, agreement for lease, reservation fee, key money, security deposit, pre-tenancy, unfair terms, repudiation, breach of contract

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Privacy: Rights, Remedies and Reform

New Zealand Law Journal, p. 166, 2015
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 10 May 2015 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2019
Samuel Beswick
Harvard Law School
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privacy, seclusion, surveillance, video, visual, voyeur, revenge porn, cyberbullying

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Perlustration in the Pathless Woods: Hamed v R

Auckland University Law Review, pp. 291-299, 2011
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 30 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2019
Samuel Beswick
Harvard Law School
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NZBORA, s21, Hamed, search, surveillance, video, visual

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Two Spying Tales

New Zealand Law Journal, pp. 213-214, 2013
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 01 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2019
Samuel Beswick
Harvard Law School
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RIPSA, RIPA, ECHR, article 8, NZBORA, s21, search, surveillance, video, visual, warrant

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From Foundations to Finish? The Continuing Duty Doctrine and Limitations

New Zealand Law Review, pp. 505-520, 2013
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 30 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2019
Samuel Beswick
Harvard Law School
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duty of care, limitation, continuing duty, longstop, construction

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For Your (Government's) Eyes Only

New Zealand Law Journal, pp. 213-216, 2012
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 01 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2019
Samuel Beswick
Harvard Law School
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NZBORA, s21, Hamed, search, surveillance, privacy, video, visual, communications, tracking, warrant

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Surveilling the Stopgap

New Zealand Law Journal, pp. 404-407, 2011
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 31 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2019
Samuel Beswick and William Fotherby
Harvard Law School and Independent
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NZBORA, s21, Hamed, search, surveillance, video, visual, warrant

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Discoverability Principles and the Law's Mistakes

Law Quarterly Review, vol. 136(1), 2020 (Forthcoming)
Posted: 26 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2019
Samuel Beswick
Harvard Law School

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private law, unjust enrichment, mistake of law, Limitation Act, limitation postponement, reasonable diligence, abuse of process, settled view of law, Franked Investment Income Group Litigation, Prudential Assurance, Ipswich Town Football Club v Suffolk Constabulary, AB v Ministry of Defence

The Discoverability of Mistakes of Law

Lloyd’s Maritime & Commercial Law Quarterly, pp. 112-137, 2019
Posted: 28 Feb 2019
Samuel Beswick
Harvard Law School

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private law, restitution, mistake of law, Limitation Act, limitation postponement, reasonable diligence, abuse of process, settled view of law, Franked Investment Income Group Litigation, Prudential Assurance, Ipswich Town Football Club v Suffolk Constabulary, AB v Ministry of Defence

The Discoverability of Mistakes of Law

Posted: 28 Feb 2019
Samuel Beswick
Harvard Law School

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private law, restitution, mistake of law, Limitation Act, limitation postponement, reasonable diligence, abuse of process, settled view of law, Franked Investment Income Group Litigation, Prudential Assurance, Ipswich Town Football Club v Suffolk Constabulary, AB v Ministry of Defence

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The Decline of the Fish/Mammal Distinction?

University of Pennsylvania Law Review Online, vol. 165, pp. 91-97, 2017
Posted: 07 Aug 2018
Samuel Beswick
Harvard Law School

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QI, No Such Thing as a Fish, critical legal studies, legal realism, deconstruction, epistemology, theory of adjudication, public/private distinction, private law

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Don't Tell Me What the Papers Say: PJS v News Group Newspapers Ltd

Journal of Civil Litigation and Practice, vol. 5, pp. 212-220, 2016
Posted: 21 Jun 2018
Samuel Beswick and William Fotherby
Harvard Law School and Independent

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Privacy, misuse of private information, breach of confidence, tort, invasion of privacy, publication, injunction, Article 8, freedom of expression

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‘Losses in Any Event’ in the Case of Damage to Property

Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, vol. 35(4), pp. 755-775, 2015
Posted: 02 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2018
Samuel Beswick
Harvard Law School

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causation, damages, interpretation, legal theory, private law, tort