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In October 2017 we reported on the well-publicised Supreme Court’s decision in MT Højgaard v E.ON ("Højgaard") which held that a fitness for purpose obligation required the contractor to achieve a…Read more
The new generation of the NEC suite of documents is here. Published on 22 June 2017, and 12 years since the NEC3 suite was launched, Hannah Newman considers the key changes and implications of the…Read more
All manner of contracts contain clauses to the effect that the contract in question represents the entirety of the terms agreed by the parties. Such clauses are often supplemented by clauses which…Read more
Architects need to be cautious about the potential for risks arising from the increasingly common use of non-disclosure agreements, writes Mark KlimtRead more
The defendant failed to appreciate that the water system they designed could create an excessive pressure surge which would rupture water pipes and lead to a major flood. Whilst the defendant had…Read more
Robert Goodlad examines the decision in Westsheild Civil Engineering Ltd and Another v Buckingham Group Constructing Ltd which provides a clear reminder when dealing with adjudication enforcement…Read more