|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 122 (Mar)|
|Court:||Court of Appeal, Civil Division|
Buxton, Latham LJJ and Sir Martin Nourse
|Representation||Romie Tager QC and Hugh Jackson (instructed by Sprecher Grier Halberstam) for the claimant.|
|Roger Stewart QC and Andrew Nicol (instructed by Harrison Drury & Co) for the defendant.|
|Judgment Dates:||8 March 2002|
Negligence - Causation - Breach of duty causing or materially contributing to damage - Estate agent - Valuation of property - Claimant granting mortgage to borrower following valuation of property by defendant - Borrower subsequently seeking further advance from claimant - Second valuation of property performed by another party - Whether further advance by way of redemption of original mortgage and grant of new mortgage by claimant - Claimant suffering loss from over-valuation of property - Scope of duty of care of defendant - Whether defendant liable for claimant's loss.