GB Building Solutions Ltd (in administration) v SFS Fire Services Limited (trading as Central Fire Protection)

Contract – Construction. The Technology and Construction Court answered a preliminary issue in a dispute between a contractor and subcontractor, where a flood had caused damage to a property at which the defendant subcontractor had been working. The court held that the flood had happened after the date of practical completion of the subcontract works. As a result, the claimant contractor was able to maintain a claim against the defendant for its losses.

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