In the recent case of Palmer Birch (A Partnership) v Lloyd & Anor , the TCC considered the requirements to establish economic torts as causes of action and whether a contractor was entitled to pursue the individuals behind an insolvent … read more
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Category Archive: Construction Contracts
This is the latest dispute between Vinci Construction UK Ltd (“Vinci”) and Beumer Group UK Ltd (“Beumer”) to arise out of a Sub-Contract concerning development works at Gatwick Airport. In this case, Beumer sought to resist enforcement of an adjudicator’s … read more
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
July 31, 2018| Construction Contracts
Last year, it was held in North Midland Building Ltd v Cyden Homes Ltd that the prevention principle did not take precedence over freedom of contract. North Midland Building Ltd (“NMB”) appealed and the case was brought before the Court … read more
The test for implying contractual terms was set out by the Supreme Court in Marks & Spencer Plc v BNP Paribas Securities Services Trust Co (Jersey) Ltd. Whilst that case settled what the test is, the application of that test … read more
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