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We are all familiar with the more common named risks that construction all risk policies may cover on construction sites which may constitute a “sudden and unforeseeable” event which attracts cover. However, have you heard of the phenomenon of “palizadas”?
Case review 14/06/2018
The Victorian Supreme Court decision challenges clauses that propose to impose limits on claims under the Australian Consumer Law and is particularly relevant for insurers in assessing their exposure in recovery actions or in defending claims under the consumer law.
These days, the skills involved in completing a 1,000 piece jigsaw over Christmas are exactly the skills needed to decipher various professional roles in construction developments.
Case review 22/03/2018
On Monday 19 March judgment was handed down in the above action in which Kennedys was instructed.
We are pleased to announce that we have strengthened our London Market capabilities and global insurance practice, with the hire of Katherine Proctor from Clyde & Co. She joins as a partner in our London office.
Case review 24/08/2017
In the first case concerning offshore wind farms to reach the Supreme Court, operators and engineers fought over who should bear responsibility for the Robin Rigg Offshore Wind Farm.
The Joint Contracts Tribunal (JCT) is currently rolling out the latest major update to its family of standard form construction contracts. We provide a review of the changes to date and assess the implications for employers, contractors and insurers.