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Graeme McPherson QC

Construction Professionals

Graeme is frequently involved in claims relating to over/under-valuations, defective design, advice, inspection, investigation and supervision.

Reported cases include Barex Brokers Ltd -v- Morris Dean [1999] P.N.L.R. 344 - scope of duty of care owed by a valuer to a lender to whom the benefit of a loan was assigned; Flannery -v- Halifax Estate Agency Ltd [2000] 1 W.L.R. 377 - need for judge to give reasons when preferring the expert evidence of one party over another; Earls Terrace Properties Ltd v. Nilsson Design Ltd [2004] BLR 273 – liability for waterproofing design.

Ongoing cases include

  • A claim arising from the over-valuation of a substantial commercial property portfolio in Central London
  • Litigation arising out of the development of Poole Quay
  • A claim against the architects involved in the design and construction of one of Jersey’s leading restaurants
  • Claims by various lenders arising from the failure of substantial commercial developments in south London and in the North-West