Generally, claims brought outside the relevant limitation period will not be entertained by the courts. It is crucial therefore that parties know the date by which they must bring a claim. In the recent case of Swansea Stadium Management Company … read more
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Category Archive: Collateral Warranties
What sanction will the courts impose? Failure by contractors to provide performance security documents and collateral warranties is a common concern for employers. The recent case of Liberty Mercian Ltd v Cuddy Civil Engineering Ltd and Cuddy Demolition and Dismantling … read more
In the recent case of Parkwood Leisure Limited v Laing O’Rouke Wales and West Limited, the Technology and Construction Court had to consider whether a collateral warranty could constitute a ‘construction contract’ for the purpose of section 104 of the … read more
Why do collateral warranties need to be provided? What should you look out for when providing a warranty? The use of collateral warranties has become so widespread that it is now quite rare to see a construction project which does … read more
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