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Construct Newsletter - September 2017

Issue 97



to our September 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


Drones ā€“ your new commercial eye in the sky?

In no more than five years, the commercial drone industry has, for want of a better term, taken off. In 2014, 359 commercial drone operators had been approved by the Civil Aviation Authority (the CAA), the lead agency for the regulation of drones. There ... Read more

Cost recovery in adjudication

The case of Lulu Construction v Mulalley v Co Limited [2016] EWHC 1852, provided hope that the courts would become more likely to allow recovery of adjudication costs. In this case, legal costs of the other side were awarded, however it was widely ... Read more

An introduction to collateral warranties and third party rights

Collateral warranties and third party rights are key to construction and engineering projects since they allow third parties to enforce the benefit of a contract to which they are not a party themselves.  The law of privity of contract means that without being ... Read more



Peter Blake

Partner, Head of Construction & development

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Michael Booth


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