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Construct Newsletter November 2018

November 2018

“Welcome

to our November 2018 edition of Prettys’ Construct.

This month we look at:

If there are any topics that you would like to see featured in a future edition of our newsletter, please do not hesitate to contact us.”

Rebecca Palmer

Contents

The potential risks of working under a letter of intent.

The Court of Appeal has overturned a high court decision which held that terms were not agreed under a letter of intent and therefore a consultant had unlimited liability. The original TCC case Arcadis Consulting (UK) Limited v Amec (BCS) Limited [2018] EWCA ... Read more

Danger in the workplace - Asbestos

Asbestos is an ever-present hazard which the construction industry in particular faces on a regular basis. Whilst asbestos is no longer used in the construction and refurbishing of buildings, prior to 2000 it was more commonplace in construction works, particularly in the post ... Read more

Collateral Warranties and Time Barring

In our previous article on Swansea Stadium Management Company v City & County of Swansea & Another [2018] EWHC 2192, we discussed the effect of ‘no greater liability clauses’ in collateral warranties. In this case, Swansea Council, who owned the freehold of the ... Read more

Data Protection Seminar

On Thursday 29 November, Prettys is hosting a Data Protection Update covering key updates since the GDPR and the likely direction of travel in the following months. The event will cover: Misuse of data: The Facebook/Cambridge analytica scandal and it’s consequences. How to deal with a ... Read more

Rebecca Palmer

Senior Associate

e rpalmer@prettys.co.uk

t 01473 298274

Peter Blake

Partner, Head of Construction & development

e pblake@prettys.co.uk

t 01473 298206

Michael Booth

Solicitor

e mbooth@prettys.co.uk

t 01473 298214

Abbie Grimwood

Paralegal

e agrimwood@prettys.co.uk

t 01473 298315

 

 

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