Floods and fires to sinkholes and knotweed: the current state of liability in Rylands v Fletcher, nuisance and negligence

28 Apr 2016, 12:00 am

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In this seminar Andrew Skelly, Andy Creer and Caoimhe McKearney explain the development of the law in relation to third party liability for property damage both in nuisance and negligence. They review areas such as storm damage, sinkholes and Japanese Knotweed. The seminar will also consider limitation, defences and the availability of remedies.

Topics include:

  • Reminder of the key principles of law
  • Acts of God
  • Movement of land-walls
  • Encroachment by plants
  • Limitation, defences and remedies