Alan Erwin is a partner at Fladgate
Should contract drafters now be including a revised provision in their contracts, asks Alan Erwin.
Of all the questions in the wake of Grenfell, the materials used for the cladding have been at the forefront of industry minds. So what are the legal questions surrounding the choice of system?
Process plant contracts have historically been exempt to the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 – but the justification for this looks increasingly flimsy as time has gone on.