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Construct Newsletter - December 2017

Issue 100


to our December edition of Prettys’ Construct.

This month we look at:

We also look forwarding to seeing you at the Doyle Club in January which we are sponsoring. Please click here if you would like to register to join us!

If there are any topics that you would like to see featured in a future edition of our newsletter, please do not hesitate to contact us.

We wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Rebecca Palmer


Trant Engineering Limited v Mott MacDonald Limited [2017] – first reported BIM case

Building Information Modelling (BIM) is a digitally collaborative method of working between project team members to enable the whole life value of an asset to be optimised. Trant Engineering Limited (Trant) v Mott MacDonald Limited (Mott) [2017] considered the claimant’s entitlement to access the ... Read more

The launch of government’s new industrial strategy

In its aim to “build a Britain fit for the future”, the Government has launched its new industrial strategy. The aim is to “create an economy that boosts productivity and earning power throughout the UK”. The white paper sets out a long-term strategy specifying ... Read more

GDPR and The Data Protection Bill: Putting the puzzle together

Those of you on our employment team’s mailing list may have already been getting used to the idea of the GDPR, and how it would affect us, yet Brexit came along and threw considerable uncertainty on what would happen and when. The picture ... Read more

125 OBS (Nominees 1) v Lend Lease Construction (Europe) Limited [2017]

Who is liable for the remedial works following the failure of glass panels on the former London Stock Exchange building? This was the question raised by that parties in 125 OBS (Nominees 1) v Lend Lease Construction (Europe) Limited [2017]. A design and build ... Read more

Fatal accident claims: update on bereavement awards

Over the years, modern culture and the law has changed to reflect the rights of co-habiting couples and partners in long-term relationships as being to some extent on par with those who are married or in a civil partnership. However, in terms of personal ... Read more



Peter Blake

Partner, Head of Construction & development

e pblake@prettys.co.uk

t 01473 298206



Siân Llewelyn


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t 01473 298222



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