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Articles 24th Mar 2022

Douglas Maxwell examines the Building Safety Bill

In a recent article for the New Law Journal, Douglas Maxwell considered the Building Safety Bill.

The article reflects on the extension of the limitation period for bringing a claim under the Defective Premises Act 1972 and the potential for the “polluter pays” amendment.

For an in-depth analysis of the regulatory reform of building safety and the creation of a Building Safety Regulatory by Douglas (and Professor Matthew Bell), see Douglas Maxwell and Matthew Bell “(How) can a building safety regulator help cure the UK’s defects crisis?: analysing the current proposals in the light of Australia’s experience” (2020) 36 Construction Law Journal 3-17

Please click below to download the pdf. The article was first published by and are the opinions of Douglas Maxwell and does not represent any view of Chambers or its members.


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