Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 250 (Nov)
Court: Technology and Construction Court

Judge Anthony Thornton QC

Representation Marcus Taverner QC (instructed by CMS Cameron McKenna) for the appellant.
  Bernard Livesey QC (instructed by Winward Fearon) for the respondent.
Judgment Dates: 12 November 2002


Damages and compensation - Negligence - Architect - Duty to warn design of spectator stand not providing required capacity - Measure of damages

The Case

When assessing the quantum of damages recoverable by the respondent as a result of the appellant architect's failure to warn the respondent that its plans for the development of a replacement spectator stand did not meet the respondent's specifications, the adjudicator should have applied the test set down by the House of Lords in South Australia Asset Management Co Ltd v York Montague Ltd ().

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