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Combustible cladding—who picks up the tab?

Published on: 05 December 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Combustible cladding—who picks up the tab?
  • Background
  • Buildings insurance
  • Contractors, designers and sub-contractors’ insurance
  • Conclusion

Article summary

Insurance & Reinsurance analysis: A main area of focus for the Grenfell Tower Inquiry has been the extent to which combustible materials used within the facade system may have contributed to the external spread of the fire. Matthew Brown, Associate and Gareth Noonan, both at Shoosmiths LLP, consider what remedial work is needed to bring existing buildings into line with the relevant Building Regulations, who should pay the bill and whether liability for repair costs can be passed on to any third parties. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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