Contaminated land: the latest developments (J. Thornton)

Author Justine Thornton Keywords Appropriate persons, clean-up costs, conditional contracts, consultants, contaminated land, contractual liability, damages, development, ECHR, environmental liability, environmental remediation;, failure to act, indemnities, local authorities’ powers and duties, misrepresentation, professional indemnity insurance, public liability insurance, public nuisance, right to respect for home Abstract Reviews key cases on contaminated land over the last […]

The Corby Group litigation (S. Shergold)

Author Stephen Shergold Keywords Birth defects, Contaminated land, Duty of care, Environmental liability, Foreseeability, Hazardous substances, Land reclamation, Local authorities’ liabilities, Negligence, Public nuisance Abstract Discusses the Technology and Construction Court decision in Corby Group Litigation v CorbyDC on whether the local authority was liable in public nuisance, negligence and for breach of the Environmental […]