Alfred McAlpine Construction v Panatown [2001]

Facts

  • Alfred McAlpine Construction carried out building work for Panatown, having signed over liability for the build by deed to UNEX, a third party who’s land the building was to be built upon

Issue

  • Could Panatown sue for defective building work

Decision

  • No claim

Reasoning

  • Double liability must be prevented, only UNEX had a right of action courtesy of the deed
RELATED CASE  L'Estrange v Graucob [1934]

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