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CONSTRUCTION FOCUS: Limitation, limitation, limitation

30 August 2017  

A recent case demonstrates the importance of clear wording when drafting a standstill agreement, as John Starr finds out

Parties continue to look for ever-more ingenious ways of trying to strike out claims for being outside the relevant limitation period. The recent case of Russell v Stone [2017] is an example of that. However, it also serves as a warning about:

 

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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    Exsus Travel Ltd & anor v Baker Tilly & anor [2016] EWHC 2818 (Ch)

    GB Building Solutions Ltd (in administration) v SFS Fire Services Ltd (trading as Central Fire Protection) [2017] EWHC 1289 (TCC)

    How Engineering Service Ltd v Southern Insulation (Medway) Ltd [2010] EWHC 1878 (TCC)

    Re Moon (1886) 17 QBD 275

    Russell & anor v Stone & ors [2017] EWHC 1555 (TCC)