Lamb v Camden London Borough Council: CA 18 Mar 1981

The plaintiff owned a house. While she was away, the defendant negligently allowed a sewer to break causing substantial damage. Whilst the property was awaiting repair, it was invaded, on two occasions, by squatters who caused further damage. She now appealed a refusal of her claim for damages from the council.

The Master of the Rolls (Lord Denning},
Lord Justice Oliver,
Lord Justice Watkins
[1981] EWCA Civ 7, [1981] 2 All ER 408, [1981] QB 625
England and Wales
CitedCompania Financiera v Hamoor Tanker Corporation (‘the Borag’) CA 1981
The managers had taken on the management of the ship. In the course of a dispute, the managers had the ship arrested whilst in Capetown. The owners had to obtain a bank guarantee to secure its release, and sought the interest payments on the . .

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Updated: 11 December 2021; Ref: scu.262680