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

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

Catchwords

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 ().

Practice Areas

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