Showing 1 - 10 of 42
The world looks a little different since we wrote our introductory article about MMC back in March. Countries the world over have been significantly impacted by the novel coronavirus and have tried to prevent its spread through lockdown measures of varying degrees.
Case review 16/07/2020
Proceedings stayed by Head of the TCC due to “unreasonable and oppressive behaviour” by the claimant
Kennedys’ contentious construction team recently succeeded in being granted a stay of proceedings and security for costs in the Technology and Construction Court on behalf of the defendant, Donald Insall Associates (DIA) in which DIA was represented by Paul Cowan of 4 New Square.
There is no escaping the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the construction industry in Latin America, both on existing projects and future potential. Each government in Latin America has taken the precautions it has deemed necessary.
This update includes a round-up of recent court decisions dealing with design obligations in supply contracts and a number of issues relevant to adjudication, including: insolvency, Part 8 declarations, the correction principle and the interplay between “true value” and “smash and grab”.
Case review 08/07/2020
On 17 June 2020, the Supreme Court handed down judgment in the case of Bresco Electrical Services Limited v Michael J Lonsdale (Electrical) Limited reversing the Court of Appeal’s decision and holding that the two regimes of insolvency and adjudication are compatible.
The COVID-19 pandemic has heralded almost unprecedented levels of uncertainty in all industries. The construction industry is no different. Contracting parties are looking to their contracts to assess their rights - and potential obligations and liabilities – in the event of breach of contract.
As COVID-19 spreads, the impact on the construction industry is increasing. The construction industry in the Commonwealth Caribbean relies heavily on European, Asian and American suppliers/manufacturers for construction materials and labour.
In the wake of COVID-19, the law firm explores what impact the pandemic will have on UAE projects.
After the initial confusion following the announcement of a nationwide “lock-down”, the Cabinet Office has confirmed that (for the time being) construction projects may continue, subject to sites being able to comply with Public Health England’s advice.
These are unprecedented times for the construction industry. With the UK entering its first day of lockdown, we are in the midst of the most stringent social control measures that modern society has ever seen.