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News & Events: April 2011



Baker v Quantum Clothing Group Limited [2011] UKSC 17

News | 13th Apr 2011

The Supreme Court has today (13th April 2011) handed down judgment in the case of Baker v Quantum Clothing Group Limited. By a majority of 3-2, the Supreme Court allowed the appeals of employers against the ruling of the Court of Appeal that employers were liable for noise induced hearing loss caused by exposure to […]

Cadbury v ADT

News | 12th Apr 2011

Roger ter Haar QC and Ben Quiney have been acting for Cadbury in the TCC liability trial following a major fire at the Cadbury popcorn factory in Pontefract in 2005. The £100m+ recovery action involves interesting allegations relating to the installation and operation of a CO2 fire suppression system, the construction of the building, and […]

HSE v London Borough of Camden

News | 4th Apr 2011

Her Honour Judge Taylor today passed sentence in this case at Southwark Crown Court. The case related to an accident in January 2007, when a section of brick boundary wall at the Council’s Wendling Estate collapsed in high winds, killing a two-year-old boy. Camden pleaded guilty to a single breach of s.3 HSWA, and, following […]

Inconsistent authorities in the Court of Appeal?

Articles | 4th Apr 2011

Is Robinson v PE Jones (Contractors) Ltd [2010] EWCA Civ 9 inconsistent with Barclays Bank Plc v Fairclough Building Ltd & Others (1995) 76 BLR 1? Please click here to view the article by Michael Curtis QC.


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