BlogPosts From February 2013

Construction & Engineering

Court of Appeal declares that the fall in property prices in 2008 was "reasonably foreseeable"

John Grimes Partnership Limited -v- Gubbins [2013] EWCA Civ 37. In a decision that has shocked construction lawyers, the Court of Appeal has recently ruled that a developer is entitled to recover from a consulting engineer who caused delay to a residential development, losses relating to the drop in value of the houses which were completed after, rather than before, the 2008 property crash.

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