Construction Contracts: A word of warning for project managers

Lauren Thomson considers the role of the project manager and how this has been interpreted by the courts ‘Traditionally, the courts have found it difficult to define the role of a project manager, referring to the practice as an ’emerging professional discipline’ and stating that the requirements would depend to a large extent on the …
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Cases Referenced

  • Chesham Properties Ltd v Bucknall Austin Project Management Services Ltd (1996) 82 BLR 92
  • Pozzolanic Lytag Ltd v Bryan Hobson Associates (1999) 1 T.C.L.R. 233
  • Royal Brompton Hospital NHS Trust v Hammond (No.9) [2002] EWHC 2037 (TCC)
  • Sweett (UK) Ltd v Michael Wight Homes Ltd [2012] EW Misc 3 (CC)
  • Trustees of Ampleforth Abbey Trust v Turner & Townsend Project Management Ltd [2012] EWHC 2137 (TCC)