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Alan Sugar, a flock of sheep, an iron paddle-wheel steamship and performance bonds

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 3 2013

What do Alan Sugar, a flock of sheep and a paddle-wheel steamship have in common? Answer: the recent Court of Appeal case between Aviva and Hackney

Complex structure theory

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 16 2011

The defendant construction company was not liable in negligence for damage to a terrace of six houses caused by the roof lifting off during high winds

Fiduciary duties

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 16 2011

The claimant construction company owed a fiduciary duty to the defendant insurer, for whom it had provided claims-handling and building-repair services, in respect of the services such as the validation of claims which it had carried out as the insurer’s agent

Concurrent liability

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 23 2011

A builder, by virtue of his contract to build a building, does not assume any liability in tort in relation to defects in the building giving rise to pure economic loss

Settlement agreements

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 26 2010

In 2003 Priory gave an undertaking promising not to issue court proceedings against its surveyor Capita in connection with the latter’s role in designing and supervising the repair of Priory’s hotel following a fire in 1998

Scope of all risks cover

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 12 2008

Although a contractors’ all risk policy will generally provide cover against accidental damage to the contract works, it is possible to agree additional terms where accidental damage has not occurred to cover intentional damage required to repair a defect which could disrupt the project

Kajima UK Engineering Ltd v Underwriter Insurance Company Ltd construction professional indemnity claim

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 19 2008

Where an investigation into notified circumstances revealed other defects which had no relationship to the notified circumstances, any claim relating to them did not arise out of the notified circumstances

Civil engineers

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 12 2007

The claimant company entered into a contract with Shepherd Homes to design and carry out piling works for a residential development on reclaimed land