BlogPosts Tagged To The 'Construction & Engineering' Team

Construction & Engineering

That’s enough LADs: Court of Appeal concludes that liquidated damages may not be recoverable after termination

In this article, Anna Wood reports on the Court of Appeal’s decision in Triple Point Technology Inc -v- PTT Public Company Ltd which was handed down in early March 2019 and gave clarity on the enforceability of liquidated damages clauses after the contract has been terminated.

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Construction & Engineering

Top cases for architects to consider

It's widely appreciated that architects can be appointed to provide a professional service which carries with it a required duty of care. The architect must perform their duties properly and failure to do so means they may be liable for damages. Here we look at a few important cases where the architect’s services and duty of care have been called into question.

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Construction & Engineering

Case Digest: University of Warwick -v- Balfour Beatty Group [2018] – an interpretation of “Practical Completion”

Achievement of ‘Practical Completion’ under a building contract has significant consequences, including marking the end of substantive works and the start of the defects liability period. However, while this is a term known by many across the construction industry, there is no single definition that constitutes Practical Completion.

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