Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [1999] All ER (D) 432
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Potter LJ, Sir Iain Glidewell and Sir David Hirst

Representation Christopher Thomas QC and Ian Pennicott (instructed by Norton Rose) for the plaintiffs.
  Richard Fernyhough QC and Sarah Hannaford (instructed by Cameron McKenna) for the defendants.
Judgment Dates: 28 April 1999


Damages - Measure of damages - Negligence - Surveyor - Negligent advice on neighbours' right to light - Negligence necessitating the redrawing on plans - Recession in property market intervening - New scheme designed following recession - Date on which particular loss reasonably foreseeable - Whether damages for cost of rectification available where intervening event prompting decision not to rectify.

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