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  • Rory Hobbs

Cavanagh V Witley Parish Council

An important precedence set here. Those with a ‘duty of care’ under the Occupiers Liability Act take note!

Witley Parish Council v Cavanagh (2018) – a legal perspective

The result of Witley Parish Council v Cavanagh has caused understandable concern that we have reverted back to a time when ownership of a tree brings such onerous obligations that early felling is seen as a reasonable mode of risk avoidance. Is that concern really justified?

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