Author: Griffiths & Armour
5 January 2015
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This month's article from Griffiths & Armour explains the benefits of net contribution clauses (NCCs) and clauses which limit an engineer's liability. The intention behind an NCC is for an engineer’s liability in a multi-party dispute to be limited to an equitable proportion of any losses. It seeks to modify the effects of joint and several liability, a principle which otherwise applies in circumstances where more than one party is liable to the same claimant for the same loss.
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This month’s article from Griffiths & Armour considers the potential pitfalls of novation agreements and offers advice on how to avoid or mitigate these.