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?
Read more on the legal perspective here: https://lght.ly/dglj85