The Court of Appeal in Davies v Bridgend County Borough Council  EWCA Civ 80 has re-considered the principles of nuisance in Japanese knotweed claims. This is the first major case on the subject matter since Network Rail Infrastructure Limited v Williams and Waistell  EWCA Civ 1514. Vinesh Mistry and Felix Gibson discuss the impact of Davies on claims for diminution in value/ loss of amenity. They provide some guidance to those litigating claims for diminution in value and consider the future of the loss.
8th March 2023