Don't carry the can
Under a contract arrangement common in the construction industry, a third party can find itself entirely liable for something that is only partially its fault. But it is not an unavoidable situation, explains Almut Bloecker
It is a well known principle in English law that a contract can be concluded for the benefit of a third party. It is also well established that a party can contract to its own detriment by, for example, waiving the right to sue another party. But how about two parties contracting to the detriment of a third party?
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