Cadbury v ADT
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 the interaction between the contract and alleged contributory negligence. The case featured in The Lawyer as one of the Top 20 cases of 2011.
Judgment is expected in June / July 2011.