In a must read for residential builders, a recent decision of the Supreme Court (Court of Appeal) has turned prior decisions on their head regarding the meaning of Lock Up completion and has adopted a strict approach to notices of suspension. This case highlights how critical it is, as it ever was, for builders to ensure that their contract administration and paperwork is watertight and correct.
Justin Cotton, Partner and head of practitioner advocacy, has prepared an insightful article on this decision of Cardona v Brown and what it means for domestic builders.
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