He advises on building cases concerning defects and loss and expense claims e.g. falling cladding from nurses’ residence in London (Gray v. T.P. Bennett & Son (1987) 43 B.L.R. 63; sub.nom. London Hospital Trustee v. T.P.Bennett & Sons 13 Con.L.R. 22); falling tiles from university buildings in Midlands (University of Warwick v. Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd. (1988) 42 B.L.R. 1, defects in yoghurt manufacturer’s dairy in Midlands; defects in pharmaceutical manufacturer’s head office in London; loss and expense claim on shopping centre on South Coast; defects in hotels in England & Wales. Forms of contract dealt with include most JCT forms.
Civil engineering cases include advising on defects, unforeseen physical circumstances (Clause 12) and extra costs claims e.g Clause 12 and extra costs claim on new town development in North of England; Clause 12 and extra costs claim on local authority development in Essex; Clause 12 and extra costs claim on nongovernmental organisation development in Wales. Various claims on M6 toll road construction. Forms of contract dealt with include I.C.E. and N.E.C. forms.