LLB, Barrister (Inner Temple), Consultant
Stephen Todd
Stephen Todd is a Professor of Law at the University of Canterbury and a Professor of Common Law at the University of Nottingham in England.  He specialises in the law of torts, and has a particular interest in the ambit of the law of negligence.

He is general editor and principal author of The Law of Torts in New Zealand, published in its 5th edition in 2009. 

His other main research interest is in the field of contract, and he is a joint author of The Law of Contract in New Zealand, now in its 3rd edition (2007).

In 2006 he became the fourth recipient of the John Fleming Memorial Prize for Torts Scholarship.  This international prize is awarded every two years on the recommendation of a Committee drawn from around the world.
Contact
Wynn Williams (Christchurch)
Level 5, Wynn Williams House,
47 Hereford Street,
Christchurch 8013,
New Zealand.

Memberships

  • Member of Editorial Advisory Board of the Tort Law Review and the Journal of Professional Negligence

Speaking Engagements

  • Seminar for the Crown Law Office, Wellington, on “An Update on Torts” (2010)
  • Seminar for the Insurance Law Association of New Zealand, Auckland, on “Four cases on Public Body Liability” (2009)
  • Seminar for the legal profession in Christchurch concerning new developments in tort, marking the publication of the 5th edition of The Law of Torts in New Zealand (2009)
  • Professional seminars in Christchurch on “The Birth Torts” (2009) and “Excluding Liability” (2009)

Publications

  • General editor and principal author of The Law of Torts in New Zealand, published in its 5th edition in 2009
  • Joint author of The Law of Contract in New Zealand, now in its 3rd edition (2007)
  • Contributor to the 12th edition of Charlesworth on Negligence (2010)
  • Contributor to the 3rd edition of Principles of Medical Law (2010)
  • Contributing editor to the New Zealand Law Review
  • “The Court of Appeal, Accident Compensation and Tort Litigation” in The Permanent Court of Appeal: A Celebration of 50 Years (ed R Bigwood), Hart Publishing, Oxford, 2009, 151-209
  • “Tort” [2009] New Zealand Law Review 743-772



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Wynn Williams Christchurch
Level 5, Wynn Williams House, 47 Hereford Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand.
PO Box 4341, DX WX11179, Christchurch 8140.
+64 3 379 7622
+64 3 379 2467
Wynn Williams Auckland
Level 11, AIG Building, 41 Shortland Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand.
PO Box 2401, Shortland Street, Auckland 1140.
+64 9 300 2600
+64 9 300 2609
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