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Construct Newsletter August 2018

Issue 108


to our August 2018 edition of Prettys’ Construct newsletter.

This month we look at:


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.

Rebecca Palmer


Adjudication and liquidation – can companies in liquidation bring a claim in adjudication?

In the recent Technology and Construction (TCC) case of Michael J Lonsdale (Electrical) Limited v Bresco Electrical Services Limited (in liquidation), the court discussed companies in liquidation bringing a claim in adjudication. There has been much discussion concerning this area of law and ... Read more

Working safely in the hot weather

The hot weather we have been experiencing recently has highlighted for many workers who are primarily working outdoors the importance of safe working practices in the heat. With temperatures in excess of 30 degrees having become a more common occurrence this summer (and ... Read more

The sturdiness of oral contracts in the construction industry

Construction contracts do not have to be in writing. Since the implementation of the Local Democracy Economic Development and Construction Act 2009, oral construction contracts are also subject to the statutory adjudicated provisions. The case Dacy Building Services Limited v IDM Properties LLP [2018] ... Read more


You are invited to our October Developers’ Club seminars, providing an update on large scale development and infrastructure issues. Claire Barritt, Senior Associate at Prettys will be joined by Andy Redman and Tony Lockwood of Savills and a property specialist within the Real ... Read more


As a valued member of our thriving community of contacts and clients, you are warmly invited to our Autumn Business Academy seminars, providing insights into mental health in the workplace. Our speakers will be Ginny Idehen, head of business operations at Suffolk Mind, Emma ... 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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