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Notification under a specific clause must be clear

Published on 12 January 2018. By Rebecca Taylor, Trainee solicitor

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Systems Pipework Limited (SPL) v Rotary Building Services Limited (RBSL) determines that where a clause may have a draconian effect it is necessary for notification of this clause to include reference to the clause and clearly comply with the clause's purpose and requirements.

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Contractors and Insurers beware - Contractor found to bear the risk of an incorrect standard as fitness for purpose prevails in the Supreme Court

Published on 03 August 2017. By Rebecca Taylor, Trainee solicitor

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This morning the Supreme Court handed down its much anticipated judgment in MT Højgaard A/S v E.ON Climate & Renewables UK Robin Rigg East Limited and another [2017] UKSC 59. The Judgment should be of concern to both contractors and their insurers.

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Complex contracts and intricate inconsistencies – a reminder of the court's approach to contractual interpretation

Published on 18 July 2017. By Dan Preston, Partner and Rebecca Taylor, Trainee solicitor

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In a year in which the Supreme Court will have produced two Judgments on the topic of contractual interpretation, the TCC's judgment in 125 OBS v Lend Lease is a useful reminder of the courts' approach to resolving these disputes and their attempt to find a balance between the so-called literal and commercial approaches to interpretation.

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A Presidential Personality

Published on 02 November 2016. By Rebecca Taylor, Trainee solicitor

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As much on this side of the pond as on the other, success on the political stage today seems to be determined by candidates’ personalities over their policies.

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