- July 13, 2015
Another aspect of Aspect
A lot of column inches have been dedicated to the decision in Aspect Contracts (Asbestos) Ltd v Higgins Construction plc. These have naturally focussed on the headline point around adjudication and limitation periods. However, there is another issue arising from the case that interests me.
- March 26, 2014
“The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” – pitfalls of a failed novation
With design and build (D&B) now firmly established as the procurement route of choice for many UK building projects, novation is a popular way of ensuring that single point responsibility for design rests with the contractor. However, the recent decision in Hillcrest Homes Ltd v Beresford and Curbishley Ltd reminds us that we must not … Continue reading “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” – pitfalls of a failed novation →