19 Jul 2023

Building Safety Act in the Court of Appeal: URS Corporation Ltd v BDW Trading Ltd

This webinar will explore URS Corporation Ltd v BDW Trading Ltd [2023] EWCA Civ 772, the first Court of Appeal judgment to consider the Building Safety Act 2022.

The Chambers team consisting of Kerry Bretherton KC, David Sawtell, David Hopkins and Hannah Fry will examine the key issues presented by the judgment.

Topics to be discussed will include:

  • Claims under the Defective Premises Act 1972, including those brought by developers;
  • Claims under the Civil Liability (Contribution) Act 1978; and
  • The applicability and impact of the retrospective time period for bringing claims under section 1 of the Defective Premises Act 1972 introduced by section 135 of the Building Safety Act.

This event will be of particular interest to those practitioners working in construction, property and fire law who are interested in learning more about the impact of the Building Safety Act 2022 on building safety claims.

Webinar Recording

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