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Supreme Court rejects consequential loss in August 2011 riots case

Date: April 20, 2016

The Supreme Court have held that consequential damages are not available under the Riot (Damages) Act 1886, reversing the decision of the Court of Appeal. The claim related to the destruction of the Sony Warehouse in Enfield, London, in the course of the August 2011 riots.

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Michael Crane QC and Charles Dougherty QC acted for Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Plc, instructed by Kennedys

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