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When a good relationship turns sour there’s no telling where it could end up. Did Nigella Lawson think details of her alleged cocaine habit would end up headline news after her ex-husband apparently spilled the beans?
Eversheds’ relationship with Newcastle International Airport (NIA) also turned sour when the airport held it responsible for landing it with an £8.5m bonus bill for two former executives. Not so, held the High Court, ordering the airport to cough up £500,000 in costs for the case.
The Court of Appeal today partially reversed the ruling, finding that Eversheds did owe a duty of care to NIA, but in this case, it added, there was no major loss for which the firm could be held accountable.