Firm let out of law suit

Saturday 15 May 2004

A quantity surveying firm named as a defendant in a $9 million law suit over a leaky Auckland apartment complex has been released from the litigation.

By The Landlord

Owners of the 85-unit Grafton complex between Spaghetti Junction and Symonds St have filed a claim against seven parties involved in developing the apartment complex, which in turn had named a further eight parties to the proceedings.

Quantity surveying firm Kingston Partners was named when the claim was filed, but its name has now been released. A director of Kingston Partners, Mike Casey, said an application was made in the High Court at Auckland in March for a discontinuance of the claim against the firm because its input into the project was in relation to cost control and did not involve any design.

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