The Optimize series is designed to show you how to apply your knowledge in assessment. These concise revision guides cover the most commonly taught topics, and provide you with the tools to:

Understand the law and remember the details

    • using diagrams and tables throughout to demonstrate how the law fits together

Contextualise your knowledge

    • identifying and explaining how to apply legal principles for important cases
    • providing cross-references and further reading to help you aim higher in essays and exams

Avoid common misunderstandings and errors

    • identifying common pitfalls students encounter in class and in assessment

Reflect critically on the law

    • identifying contentious areas that are up for debate and on which you will need to form an opinion

Apply what you have learned in assessment

    • presenting learning objectives that reflect typical assessment criteria
    • providing sample essay and exam questions, supported by end-of chapter feedback

The series is also supported by comprehensive online resources that allow you to track your progress during the run-up to exams.

chapter 1|22 pages

Negligence: Duty of Care

chapter 2|14 pages

Negligence: Breach of Duty

chapter 3|18 pages

Negligence: Causation

chapter 5|26 pages

Nuisance and Rylands v Fletcher

chapter 6|16 pages

Trespass to the Person

chapter 7|20 pages

Occupiers’ Liability

chapter 8|18 pages

Vicarious Liability

chapter 9|22 pages

Defamation and Privacy

chapter 10|16 pages

Defences and Limitation

chapter 11|10 pages