Farley v Skinner [2001]


  • Farley contracted with Skinner for Skinner to survey a potential house for aircraft noise
  • Skinner concluded that aircraft noise was unlikely
  • After moving in, Farley discovered that the house was directly under Gatwick airport’s circuit


  • Could damages be awarded?


  • Yes, not distress


  • An objective of the contract was to avoid such inconvenience
RELATED CASE  Bridge v Campbell Discount Co [1962]

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