Archive for December, 2016

Secker v Fairhill Property Services and others, QBD (Judge Cotter QC), 17th November 2016

The Claimant owned a new build property which had been constructed by the First Defendant. She fell over a step in the garden and suffered serious injuries. Her pleaded case was that the First Defendant had breached the contract of sale by failing to complete the work to a satisfactory standard and in compliance with […]

December 28, 2016 В· Editorial Team В· Comments Closed
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Dean & Chapter of Rochester Cathedral v Leonard Debell [2016] EWCA Civ 1094

A cathedral appealed against a finding that it was liable for the injury suffered by the respondent. The respondent alleged that he had tripped over a piece of concrete which stuck out from the bottom of a bollard within the cathedral precincts. HELD: (1) A trial judge must strike a balance between the nature and […]

December 15, 2016 В· Editorial Team В· Comments Closed
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