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Design Liabilities and Claims for Design Defects

HFW's construction team are hosting a seminar that will address highly topical issues facing the Australian construction industry.


1 November 2017




HFW Partner Nick Longley and Brian Rom Special Counsel will be presenting this seminar. It will be of particular interest to those in the industry that manage or have dealings with construction claims.

In this session they will discuss:

  • The expanding scope of design liabilities of contractors and consultants
  • An analysis of fitness for purpose obligations following the recent UK Decision in MT Hojgaard v E.ON Climate and Renewables
  • An explanation of potential damages for defects using actual case studies.

If you have any queries regarding this event, or to register your interest in attending, please contact us at

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