This programme takes an in-depth look at three classic cases in law that have a direct impact on the work of professionals in the construction industry. By examining the implications of the rulings from these seemingly unrelated cases, construction professionals can get a clearer picture of their responsibilities in law towards their direct clients and others.

Furthermore, by understanding the outcomes of these cases and applying the principles, construction industry professionals can prevent situations arising that could otherwise go to litigation.

About the contributor(s)

John Sheils is a solicitor and a partner with the leading construction and infrastructure law firm Shadbolt LLP. He has worked in the construction industry for 25 years, having first qualified as a Chartered Quantity Surveyor before becoming a solicitor. John lectures widely on construction related law issues and writes a bi-weekly blog for the Construction News website. John also writes a monthly column on alternative dispute resolution for Construction Law magazine.

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