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Court of Appeal considers “unusual extension” to duty of care principles

March 30, 2021
The Court of Appeal for England & Wales recently held, unanimously, that a claim brought in relation to events that took place overseas can proceed to a trial of the substantive issues in the English courts against an English shipbroker. In this article (see here) we consider how one of the key issues pertained to the defendant’s liability for harm caused to the claimant’s deceased husband by the acts of a third party, an issue which the Court noted is at the “forefront of the development of the law of negligence”.