Collateral warranties and third party agreements

A version of this article also appears in the current edition of Architects Journal

Collateral warranties and third party agreements have been part of the landscape in appointment documentation for many years but some mystique and uncertainty still surrounds them, particularly when they are requested as an after-thought by the Client who had adopted a fairly relaxed attitude towards contract terms until prompted by (say) a fussier fund or purchaser. A reminder of a few basic tenets may assist in making practitioners a little more comfortable.

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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.