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Building Safety Act: The first remediation contribution order has been issued - what does this mean?

United Kingdom - February 6 2023 On 13 January 2023, the First Tier Tribunal Property Chamber (the "Court") issued what is likely to be the first remediation contribution order under…

Emily O'Sullivan, Louise Shiels

Subcontractor liable for cladding problems on student blocks

United Kingdom - January 18 2023 A collapsed roofing subcontractor has been found liable for cladding issues on student accommodation in Manchester, the High Court has ruled. The…

Louise Shiels

Cladding remediation works - further guidance from the courts

United Kingdom - January 11 2023 In LDC (Portfolio One) Ltd v George Downing Construction Ltd and European Sheeting Ltd [2022] EWHC 3356 (TCC) the Technology & Construction Court has…

Emily O'Sullivan, Louise Shiels

Defective Premises Act: Who is on the hook when a home is unfit for habitation?

United Kingdom - December 15 2022 In England and Wales, the Defective Premises Act 1972 imposes obligations on those involved in the construction of dwellings to ensure that they are…

Lucy McCracken, Louise Shiels

Unravelling the Golden Thread

United Kingdom - December 8 2022 The Building Safety Act 2022 inserts new provisions into Schedule 1 of the Building Act 1984 to provide powers for Building Regulations to set out…

Claire Rice, Louise Shiels