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Construct Newsletter May 2019

May 2019 - Issue 119

“Welcome to our May 2019 edition of Prettys’ Construct bulletin

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


Clarifying the position of whether liquidated damages survive termination

A recent Court of Appeal decision (in Triple Point v PTT) has clarified the previously uncertain legal position as to whether liquidated damages can survive termination.  Over the years the courts have taken differing approaches when deciding whether liquidated damages can be claimed ... Read more

Cybercrime in the construction industry and the importance of complying with data protection legislation/principles

The 25th May 2019 marks the first year anniversary of the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’) and the Data Protection Act 2018 (‘DPA’) and cybercrime and security still remains one of the greatest challenges for the construction industry. As well ... Read more

Swansea Stadium Management Company Ltd v City & County of Swansea and another [2019] EWHC 989 – further (and possibly the final) instalment of the saga

The latest instalment of the ongoing litigation concerning the Liberty Stadium in Swansea considered whether or not the certificate of making good was conclusive evidence that identified defects were rectified. Swansea Stadium Management Company’s previous claim against Interserve (because of defects in the design ... Read more

An invitation to our Business Academy Seminars

We are delighted to invite you to our June 2019 Business Academy Seminars on Litigation and Contract Interpretation.  The events are taking place on Thursday 6 June 2019 at Wherstead Park in Ipswich, and on Thursday 13 June at Hylands House in Chelmsford. Graham ... Read more

Rebecca Palmer

Senior Associate

e rpalmer@prettys.co.uk

t 01473 298274

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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