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Construct Newsletter - October 2016

Issue 86


to our October edition of Prettys' Construct.

This month we look at:

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

Rebecca Palmer


Interpretation of limitation and exclusion clauses

The importance of reviewing your agreements to understand their natural meaning The case of Transocean Drilling UK Ltd v Providence Resources plc [2016] EWCA Civ 372 demonstrates the difficulty for judges in interpreting limitation and exclusion clauses. This establishes that the natural meaning of ... Read more

Contractual notices: The importance of clarity

Jawaby Property Investment Limited v The Interiors Group Limited (‘TIG’) is another reminder of the importance that all applications for payment, as well as payment notices and pay less notices are clear and unambiguous; it is vital that all contractual notices comply with ... Read more

Follow the provisions of your agreement

A recent Scottish case of APCOA Parking (UK) Limited v Crosslands Properties Limited [2016] CSOH 63 demonstrates what happens if minor provisions in agreements for lease, development agreements and funding agreements relating to practical completion are not followed. This case concerned defects in ... Read more

Comment from a contact

Our specialist teams of experts here at Prettys are always keen to find new ways of assisting our clients to achieve their objectives; often this involves consideration of issues that are broader than just the core legal questions.  A topical article we circulated ... Read more

Developers' Club

Prettys Developers’ Club seminars this October were a huge success with 87 attendees at our Ipswich event and 73 attendees in Chelmsford. Our guest speakers were The Environment Agency who presented on flood risk assessments for new developments; Stuart Pankhurst of Southern Ecological Solutions ... Read more





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