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In this CPDcast, Christopher Pease from Edwards Wildman discusses the test for remoteness of damages by explaining the test and its purpose, the development of the test in case law, where it now stands following the case of John Grimes Partnership Ltd v Gubbins (2013) and what this means for practitioners.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Have considered the test for remoteness of damages and its purpose;
  • Understand how the test for remoteness of damages has developed since Hadley v Baxendale [1854] EWHC Exch J70;
  • Know the facts and principles discussed in The Achilleas [2008] UKHL 48;
  • Understand the importance of John Grimes Partnership Ltd v Gubbins [2013] EWCA ;
  • Know where to look for guidance on the test for remoteness of damages;
  • Have considered the impact of John Grimes Partnership Ltd v Gubbins [2013] EWCA Civ 37 and the importance for professionals in practice.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Sources and References:
  • The Achilleas [2008] UKHL 48;
  • Banque Bruxelles v Eagle Star Insurance Co Ltd [1996] UKHL 10;
  • Hadley v Baxendale [1854] EWHC Exch J70;
  • The Heron II [1967] UKHL 4;
  • John Grimes Partnership Ltd v Gubbins [2013] EWCA Civ 37;
  • Pindell Ltd v Air Asia Berhad [2010] EWHC 2516;
  • Sentinel International v Cordes Cordes v Sentinel International Ltd [2008] UKPC 60;
  • Supershield Ltd v Siemens Building Technologies FE Ltd [2010] EWCA Civ 7;
  • Victoria Laundry (Windsor) Ltd v Newman Industries Ltd [1949] 2 KB 528.
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In this CPDcast, Christopher Pease, from Edwards Wildman, discusses the test for remoteness following the useful guidance provided in the Court of Appeal case of Grimes Partnership Ltd v Gubbins (2013).

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Date Recorded: 24th September 2013

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