Geoff McLay

Victoria University of Wellington - Law Faculty

Professor of Law

PO Box 600

Wellington 6140

New Zealand

http://www.victoria.ac.nz/law/staff/Academic%20Staff/AssocProfs/McLayG/index.aspx

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Scholarly Papers (13)

1.

The New Zealand Supreme Court, the Couch Case and the Future of Governmental Liability

Torts Law Journal, Vol. 17, p. 77, 2009
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 05 May 2009
Geoff McLay
Victoria University of Wellington - Law Faculty
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Tort, negligence, duty of care, probation service, exemplary damages

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Accident Compensation: What's the Common Law Got to Do with it?

New Zealand Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 May 2008 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2019
Geoff McLay
Victoria University of Wellington - Law Faculty
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tort, personal injury, accident compensation

3.

Damages for Breaches of the New Zealand Bill of Rights: Why Aren't They Sufficient Remedy?

New Zealand Law Review, p. 333, 2008, Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 100/2020
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 16 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2020
Geoff McLay
Victoria University of Wellington - Law Faculty
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Constitutional Law, Breach of New Zealand Bill of Rights, Remedies, Compensation

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What Are We to Do with the Public Law of Torts?

New Zealand Journal of Public and International Law, Vol. 7, 2009, Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 16/2012
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 04 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2015
Geoff McLay
Victoria University of Wellington - Law Faculty
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Government Liability, Torts, Compensation, Human Rights

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Remedies for Breaches of 'Public' Obligations: The Equality Principle Meets the Welfare State and the New Constitutionalism

THE LAW OF REMEDIES: NEW DIRECTIONS IN THE COMMON LAW, Jeff Berryman, Rick Bigwood, eds., Toronto: Irwin Law, 2008
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 21 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2011
Geoff McLay
Victoria University of Wellington - Law Faculty
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tort, government liability, welfare obligations

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The Problem with Suing Sovereigns: Sloman v. Governor and Government of New Zealand (1876)

Victoria University Wellington Law Review, Vol. 41, p. 404, 2010, Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 5/2011
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2015
Geoff McLay
Victoria University of Wellington - Law Faculty
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Colonial Legal History, Legal Personality , Crown Liability, Immigration Contracts

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How to read New Zealand's new Trust Act 2019 - (2020) 13 Journal of Equity 325

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 18 Feb 2021
Geoff McLay
Victoria University of Wellington - Law Faculty
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Trusts, Equity, New Zealand, Law reform

8.

Law Reform in New Zealand

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 28 Dec 2017
Geoff McLay
Victoria University of Wellington - Law Faculty
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Law Reform, New Zealand

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Nervous Shock, Tort and Accident Compensation: Tort Regained?

Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 09 Nov 2019
Geoff McLay
Victoria University of Wellington - Law Faculty
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tort, accident compensation

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Should New Zealand Shirk its Obligations? A Critical Perspective on Private Law Scholarship

(2016) 47 VUWLR 429
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 25 Oct 2017
Bevan Marten and Geoff McLay
Victoria University of Wellington School of Law and Victoria University of Wellington - Law Faculty
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Obligations, New Zealand, private law

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Toward a History of New Zealand Legal Education

(1999) 30 VUWLR 333, Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 1
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 22 Jan 2021
Geoff McLay
Victoria University of Wellington - Law Faculty
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legal education

12.

A Capital Custom: Victoria and the New Zealand Legal Tradition

43 VUWLR, 2012
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 18 Nov 2019
Geoff McLay
Victoria University of Wellington - Law Faculty
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New Zealand, Public Law, Legal Education, Inaugural Lecture

13.

Legal Doctrine, the Leaky Homes Crisis and the Limits of Judicial Law Making

Posted: 04 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2015
Geoff McLay
Victoria University of Wellington - Law Faculty

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tort, defective buildings, government liability