The illusion of the prevention principle

The law will not allow a person to take advantage of his or her own wrongdoing. As a matter of a policy, this is uncontroversial and stands to reason. But how is this idea manifested in the law? Is it a rule of common law or a principle of equity? And what are the consequences …

What is the tort of interference with contractual relations?

This little corner of the law is in a state of flux. Unfortunately, it is unlikely to be authoritatively resolved by the High Court any time soon, as it tends to come up relatively rarely in the decided cases. I think this is because many claims that might be capable of being pleaded as claims …