Category: Public Authority Liability
04
Jul
18
The Court of Appeal has confirmed that damages are recoverable in nuisance for the encroachment of Japanese Knotweed on the neighbouring land. 
04
May
18
Court of Appeal - 4th May 2018 A landowner does not owe a duty of care to ensure that vegetation contained on his land does not interfere with sight lines on the highway. The Court of Appeal ...
27
Mar
18
Update, the above appeal has now been brought forward by 1 day and directed into the lists for hearing on the 16th and 17th July 2018 by Lady Hale.  The panel has given a time ...
13
Feb
18
The claimants have applied to the Supreme Court for permission to appeal against the decision of the Court of Appeal.  A detailed note on the Court of Appeal’s decision is available
29
Nov
17
HHJ Keyser QC, sitting in the Mercantile Court in Wales, handed down a judgment today dismissing a claim for misfeasance in public office against Mr Keith Williams, a senior street works engineer, and ...
29
Nov
17
Edward Bishop QC has successfully defended an NHS trust and the London Ambulance Service against claims under the Human Rights Act 1998 brought by the foster family of a man who died of a heart attack ...
29
Nov
17
The Court of Appeal handed down judgment today in the eagerly anticipated appeal in Edwards v London Borough of Sutton (2016). The claim concerned the duty owed by occupiers for structures present on ...
29
Nov
17
In R(Brooks) v Independent Adjudicator, Secretary of State for Justice Intervening [2016] EWCA Civ 1033, handed down 28.10.16, McCombe LJ, with whom Jackson LJ agreed, found in favour of submissions ...
29
Nov
17
The Court of Appeal has concluded, in an appeal from a decision on a judicial review, that the ECHR art.3 and art.5(1) rights of an offender serving a sentence of imprisonment for public protection ...

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