Construction focus: Martlet Part 2 – causation and damages

Dan Cudlipp and Phoebe Jackson focus on the judge’s analysis and application of causation and remoteness, which provides helpful guidance to building owners in fire safety disputes It is questionable whether claimants outside of construction defect claims, building safety claims or even fire safety claims will be able to utilise Martlet. As frequent readers will …
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Cases Referenced

  • Attorney General of the Virgin Islands v Global Water Associates Ltd [2020] UKPC 18
  • Barnett v Chelsea & Kensington Hospital [1969] 1 QB 428
  • Financial Conduct Authority v Arch Insurance UK Ltd & others [2021] UKSC 1
  • Greenwich Millennium Village Ltd v Essex Services Group plc [2013] EWHC 3059 (TCC)
  • Hadley v Baxendale [1854] EWHC J70
  • Martlet Homes Limited v Mulalley & Co Limited [2022] EWHC 1813
  • Parsons Ltd v Uttley Ingham & Co [1978] QB 791
  • Performance Cars Ltd v Abraham [1962] 1 QB 33