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Shifting duty of care towards local authorities

Published on: 05 April 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Shifting duty of care towards local authorities
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  • What issues did this case raise? Why is it significant?
  • What did the court decide?
  • How helpful is the judgment in clarifying the law in this area?
  • What does all this mean for lawyers and their clients?
  • How does this fit in with other developments in this area? Do you have any predictions for future developments?

Article summary

Personal Injury analysis: In what circumstances is it reasonable to impose a common law duty of care on a local council? Teertha Gupta QC, barrister at 4 Paper Buildings, examines the judgment in CN v GN and explains that this decision paves the way for many future claims. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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