NEWS

30 Jun 2021

Farmers’ market sues London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham Council for damages for Covid-19 power abuses

Robert Griffiths QC and Nicola Strachan are representing small traders who have filed claims against the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham Council and are seeking damages arising out of its closure of the weekly farmers’ markets.

It is argued that the case raises an issue of major public importance regarding local authorities’ approach to maintaining a proper balance between the application of the coronavirus regulations and the carrying out of legitimate trading activities by small businesses.

Full press release available here