The House referred to a claim for damages falling into ‘some legal black hole.’
Lord Keith of Kinkel
1982 SLT 533
Cited – Alfred Mcalpine Construction Limited v Panatown Limited HL 17-Feb-2000
A main contractor who was building not on his own land, would only be free to claim damages from a sub-contractor for defects in the building where the actual owner of the land would not also have had a remedy. Here, the land owner was able to sue . .
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Updated: 06 May 2022; Ref: scu.218908