There is no contractual relationship between two or more sub-contractors of the same main contractor, whether the sub-contractors are nominated or not1. However, two sub-contractors can be held jointly liable in tort for injuries suffered by a third party even if the third party is an employee of one of the sub-contractors2. Similarly a sub-contractor liable in respect of any damage suffered by another can claim contribution from another sub-contractor who is liable in respect of the same damage if both are or could be held to be tortfeasors, or if
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