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Construct Newsletter April 2019

April 2019 Issue 116

Welcome to our April 2019 edition of Prettys’ Construct

This month we look at:

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

Rebecca Palmer


Practical Completion: What does it mean?

In the recent case of Mears Ltd v Costplan Services (South East) Ltd & Ors, the Court of Appeal gave further clarification to the meaning of “practical completion”.  Although the Court of Appeal reiterated that cases of practical completion are dealt with on ... Read more

The Importance of a Clear Brief

When appointing an architect a client will usually have a vision as to what they would like to achieve on a project, working with the architect allows the client to develop their ideas and vision for the project which should allow a project ... Read more

Jurisdictional reservations in adjudication

Summary Donal Insall Associates (DIA) were employed to provide architectural services in respect of works to a property called the King’s Observatory, which was to be converted from commercial to residential use. The project was proceeding during 2010 to 2017 before a dispute arose ... Read more

Prettys' Employment Law Update Briefing

Prettys’ Employment Services team will provide a round-up of what is happening in the world of employment law on 2 May at Hylands House in Chelmsford and on 9 May at Suffolk Food Hall in Ipswich. The issues and subjects covered will include: Case law ... Read more



Peter Blake

Partner, Head of Construction & development

e pblake@prettys.co.uk

t 01473 298206

Michael Booth


e mbooth@prettys.co.uk

t 01473 298214



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