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Extension of the Law of Misrepresentation – by implicit misrepresentation

Cramaso LLP –v- Viscount Reidhaven’s Trustees [2014] UKSC9 Supreme Court
Facts
Viscount Reidhaven’s Trustees (VRT) owned a grouse moor and marketed the shooting …

Injunction to restrain on demand bond

Doosan Babcock v Materiales [2014] Building Law Reports page 33.TCC
Facts
Doosan Babcock contracted to supply 2 boilers for a power plant in Brazil.  Its customer …

Making Adjudication more affordable

The Construction and Engineering Team at Muckle LLP has a long track record of successful adjudication in disputes large and small.
When …

Insurance Proposal Forms – Handle with extreme care

Genesis Housing Association v Liberty Syndicate Court of Appeal [2013] BLR 565
Facts
Genesis Housing Association proposed to spend £4,600,000 on having an office block converted …

Relying on the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 – Traps for the Unwary

Background
Many developers, contractors and sub-contractors will be familiar with the need to give collateral warranties to a seemingly endless stream of beneficiaries on even …

Is the tide turning for Defamation?

The Defamation Act 2013 (New Act) came into force on 1st January 2014, bringing with it a significant overhaul to the former regime governing …

The New Procurement Directives – What’s changed?

The new EU Public Procurement Directive is a key piece of legislation that will shape the public procurement landscape for years to come.  On 15 …

Extension of liability for subsidence caused by trees

Khan v Harrow Council (1) and Kane (2) [2013] CILL. TCC, Ramsey J
Facts
Mr and Mrs Khan purchased a suburban house in Stanmore.  The neighbour …

Material breach of natural justice by adjudicator

ABB v BAM Nuttall [2013] CILL. TCC, Akenhead J
ABB was the main contractor on power upgrade works on the London Underground.  BAM Nuttall was …

Insurance Proposal forms – handle with care!

Genesis Housing Association v Liberty Syndicate [2013] BLR 565. Court of Appeal
Genesis contracted with “TT Bedford Limited” to convert an office block into residential …