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Episode 13 of The Construction Briefing podcast

Episode 13 of The Construction Briefing podcast is now available.

This month the Practical Law Construction team discusses several developments related to building safety including provisions of the Building Safety Act 2022 that are already in force, new consultations and secondary legislation, and the new PAS competence standards for the Principal Designer role, the Principal Contractor role and the requirements for managing safety in residential buildings.

They also consider Martlet Homes Ltd v Mulalley & Co Ltd [2022] EWHC 1813 (TCC), the first judgment following a full trial of issues relating to building safety following the Grenfell Tower fire in 2017 and Orchard Plaza Management Company Ltd v Balfour Beatty Regional Construction Ltd [2022] EWHC 1490 (TCC), which concerned remoteness of loss under a collateral warranty, and two adjudication enforcement judgments, FTH Ltd v Varis Developments Ltd [2022] EWHC 1385 (TCC) and The Metropolitan Borough Council of Sefton v Allenbuild Ltd [2022] EWHC 1443 (TCC).

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