31st Jan 2002
 Lloyd’s Rep IR 589;  1 Lloyd’s Rep. 583;  1 All ER (Comm) 767;  Lloyd’s Rep IR 327;  2 Lloyd’s Rep. 700
Alistair Schaff Q.C. and Simon Kerr acted for the successful insured who claimed under a third party liability policy in respect of liabilities for negligence and nuisance.
Insurance (Third party liability) – Negligence – Nuisance – Public nuisance – Capital dredging operations in Southampton Water – Silt deposited in estuary – Occupiers of property lying along estuary required claimants to carry out remedial works to remove silt – Whether claimants incurred any legal liability to those claimants in negligence, nuisance and public nuisance – Whether claimants could recover under policy costs incurred in removal of silt.