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Building cladding case highlights surveyors, architects and fire engineers

The outcome of the much talked about legal case regarding the cladding of the Lacrosse building that caught fire in Melbourne has been announced.

The surveyors, architects and fire engineers were found to be liable – not the builders.

Not only should this serve as a wake-up call to make sure comprehensive professional indemnity insurance is in place for these professions, but you need to make sure you know what you are covered for – many insurers have started adding exclusions to policies can affect claims for work done over the last 15 years!

We are here to help answer any questions in this increasingly complex area.

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