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CONSTRUCTION: Brick by brick

01 September 2017  

Claire King analyses recent judicial trends in the contractual interpretation of construction contracts

The key to resolving disputes is all too often working out what a particular provision or provisions actually means. Parties may have wildly different views on what something means even after spending hours negotiating the fine print and signing on the dotted line.


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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    Arnold v Britton & ors [2015] UKSC 36

    Balfour Beatty Regional Construction Ltd v Grove Developments Ltd [2016] EWCA Civ 990

    Carillion Construction Ltd v Emcor Engineering Services Ltd [2017] EWCA Civ 65

    Investors Compensation Scheme Ltd v West Bromwich Building Society [1997] UKHL 28

    Krys & ors v KBC Partners LP & ors [2015] UKPC 46

    Mannai Investment Co Ltd v Eagle Star Life Assurance [1997] UKHL 19

    Rainy Sky SA & ors v Kookmin Bank [2011] UKSC 50

    Wood v Capita Insurance Services Ltd [2017] UKSC 24