Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 449 (Oct)
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Simon Brown, Buxton and Carnwath LJJ

Representation Sonia Proudman QC and Andrew Francis (instructed by Taylor Vinters, Cambridge) for the claimant.
  John Martin QC and Nicholas Leviseur (instructed by Lester Aldridge) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 30 October 2002


Protection of the environment - Pollution control - Discharge of pollutants into controlled waters - Pollution indemnity agreement - Liability of defendant to indemnify claimant.

The Case

On the true construction of the terms of the pollution agreement, made between the parties, the claimant had established its right to be indemnified against the pollution claim by the National Rivers Authority by the defendant.

Practice Areas

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