It is hard to resist the obligation to 'supervise' building works

Your failure to inspect items properly might cost you dearly in the case of a claim, writes Mark Klimt

The relatively recent case law which upheld, even in domestic contracts, the enforceability of properly worded net contribution clauses has encouraged consideration once again of an architect’s inspection obligations – and how liability should be apportioned between a contractor’s poor workmanship and an architect’s failure to identify and condemn such work.

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Mark Klimt


I am Partner and head of the firm’s Non-Contentious Contract Advisory Service, working with the insurance sector.