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Construction PI: architect's duty to record brief and any developments in writing

United Kingdom - March 20 2019 A recent TCC decision has provided a useful reminder that an architect should provide its client with a written brief setting out the client’s…

David Walsh

Professional negligence: permanent v temporary works and an engineer’s “duty to warn”

United Kingdom - March 19 2015 In a recent case, the Technology and Construction Court has rejected an attempt to extend the scope of an engineer's "duty to warn" and clarified an…

Sinead Ahern Doherty

Valuers’ PI: “no loss” arguments and securitisation of loans

United Kingdom - October 6 2014 On 30 September 2014 Mr Justice Blair handed down a lengthy judgment on a valuers professional negligence case, finding against the defendants…

Monica Lesny, Jenny Williams

Construction PI: architects - duty of care to third party purchasers

United Kingdom - August 21 2014 The Court of Appeal has allowed an appeal against a finding that a firm of architects was in breach of its duty of care to purchasers of individual…

Billie Bingham, Cheryl Gibson

Construction: negligent failure to notice defect is not a bar to indemnity

United Kingdom - July 30 2014 In Greenwich Millennium v Essex Services and Others[2014] EWCA Civ 960, the Court of Appeal considered whether a party can rely on an indemnity in…

Juliet Rowe