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No contract, no duty of care                                                                                                             Multiplex v Bathgate & others [2021] EWHC 590 (TCC)

No contract, no duty of care Multiplex v Bathgate & others [2021] EWHC 590 (TCC)

No contract, no duty of care Multiplex v Bathgate & others [2021] EWHC 590 (TCC) This judgment provides more certainty for insurers in terms of as ...

Urbexing: a risky new trend for property owners, developers and contractors

Urbexing: a risky new trend for property owners, developers and contractors

A concerning popular trend is the increasing phenomenon of “urban exploring” or “urbexing”, which has been on the rise since the start of the pandemic ...

Reducing the risk of third party liability  for professionals

Reducing the risk of third party liability for professionals

In  the recent case of BDW Trading Limited v Integral Geotechnique (Wales) Limited [2018] EWHC 1915, Judge Stephen Davies QC offers valuable guidance ...

Insurers warned of rise in Japanese knotweed nuisance claims

Insurers warned of rise in Japanese knotweed nuisance claims

Insurers are likely to see an increase in nuisance claims following a recent Court of Appeal decision.  In Network Rail v Williams & Waistell [201 ...