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Valuers – Round Two?
The UK is now out of recession and the new Government is promising stability and growth, but does that mean that surveyors and valuers and their professional indemnity insurers can breathe a sigh of relief?
UK
9 Dec 2010
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Frustration and Material Adverse Change - The Secret to Avoiding Contracts in Troubled Times?
When economic conditions deteriorate, some parties inevitably find compliance with their contractual commitments more difficult. But can a party avoid its obligations on the basis that performance has become more expensive or onerous as a result of the economic climate?
UK
21 Apr 2010
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Lender Claims And Mortgage Fraud Team
BLG has recently launched its specialist Lender Claims and Mortgage Fraud team to assist clients in dealing with the large increase in lender claims which has begun to hit the market.
UK
9 Jan 2009
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The Current Landscape For Construction Disputes
Following the Wembley Stadium litigation, in this article we examine the current trends in dispute resolution and consider the options available to construction professionals.
UK
12 Nov 2008
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BLG Construction and Property Professionals´ Briefing - Notification Under The Spotlight
Professionals engaged in the construction and property sectors will know that the landscape has been changing over the course of the last 18 months.
UK
12 Nov 2008
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Be Wary Of Guarantees
In the current market, investment landlords will be doing all they can to ensure that potential tenants have full and sufficient covenant strength, as well as vetting proposed assignees and sub-tenants. We are likely to see heads of terms containing belts, braces and more.
UK
20 May 2008
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Earl Of Malmesbury v Strutt & Parker And Another (2007)
The recent decision in Seventh Earl of Malmesbury and others v Strutt & Parker (a partnership) and another (2007) - a surveyors’ negligence case delivered on 11 May 2007 - contains some important lessons for professionals and those who insure them.
UK
29 May 2007
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Subrogation Checklist
Subrogation litigation can be a minefield for insurers seeking to balance commercial relationships with insureds against the likelihood of obtaining a recovery of any payout from a third party.
UK
24 Jan 2007
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Property Professionals’ Liability Briefing -Case Summaries
In Vision Golf Ltd v Weightmans (2005) the court was not prepared to let the defendant solicitors firm escape the consequences of its wrongdoing by blaming the errors of the firm who was retained by the claimant at a later date.
UK
28 Nov 2006
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Once More Unto The Breach?
If there is one subject which can (and should) strike fear into the heart of a professional adviser operating in the property field, it is the risk of serving a defective landlord and tenant notice.
UK
21 Nov 2006
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Severely Weakened HIPs
The National Association of Estate Agents, 125 cross-party MPs, the Council of Mortgage Lenders, and (Location, Location, Location) presenter Kirstie Allsopp - hardly a revolutionary force, but ultimately successful in forcing the Government to u-turn into removing the Home Condition Report (HCR) from the forthcoming Home Information Pack (HIP).
UK
15 Nov 2006
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The Devil’s In The Detail: RICS To Move Away From Detailed Conduct Rules
We reported, in the last edition of the Property Professionals’ Liability briefing, on some of the key recommendations made by Sir Bryan Carsberg following his review of the regulatory regime of RICS. In this article we focus on one of those proposals, that is the move towards principles-based regulation, in respect of which RICS has firmly grasped the nettle.
UK
 
2 Nov 2006
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National Individual Asbestos Certification Scheme (NIACS)
As the first professional indemnity insurance scheme to provide cover to the emerging asbestos inspectors market is launched, providing cover for companies accredited under NIACS, we take a look at the scheme.
UK
 
2 Nov 2006
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Property Professionals’ Liability Briefing, Autumn 2006
The recent press coverage of suspected mortgage fraud is a reminder that the widespread mortgage fraud uncovered in the 1980s and 1990s is still with us and thriving. However, the bad news for valuers and insurers is that the mortgage stories making the news may only be the tip of the iceberg.
UK
 
2 Nov 2006
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New Duty Relating to the Identification and Management of Asbestos
On 21 May 2004, an important new duty relating to the identification and management of asbestos in "nondomestic" premises came into force. It has important implications for property owners, occupiers and managing agents
UK
6 Aug 2004
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BLG Environment and Health & Safety-UK Developments-Spring 2004
Environment and Health & Safety developments in the UK
UK
24 Jun 2004
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Fraud and the Hire Purchase Act
In Shogun Finance Limited v Hudson (FC), the House of Lords considered the effect of a purported hire purchase agreement in relation to a car. The purported agreement was made between a fraudster pretending to be a third party and a finance company, Shogun Finance Limited ("Shogun")
UK
 
17 May 2004
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