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This update includes a roundup of recent court decisions raising issues relating to making good defects certificate, the meaning of ‘practical completion’, liquidated damages, adjudication and payment, and adjudication and insolvency.
We were pleased to help secure a 50-year lease for the development of a regional expansion project in the Philippines for Hong Kong business jet operator Metrojet
We are pleased to confirm that we will be attending MIPIM 2019, the premier real estate event taking place from 12 - 15 March in Cannes, France, as part of our ongoing commitment to supporting clients in relation to real estate and construction matters.
A round-up of recent court decisions raising issues relating to payment, contractual interpretation, gratuitous advice and adjudication enforcement.
Case review 01/08/2018
This week the Court of Appeal handed down its highly anticipated judgment in the case of North Midland Building Ltd v Cyden Homes Ltd [30.07.2018]. The Court of Appeal upheld the first instance decision of Mr Justice Fraser, in which he held that contracting parties are free to allocate the risk of concurrent delay in their contracts.
This update includes a round-up of recent court decisions raising issues relating to limitation, smash and grab adjudications, adjudication enforcement, limitation of liability clauses and co-insurance arrangements.
The term ‘smash and grab’ has been used over recent years to describe adjudications based on a paying party’s failure to serve the correct payment or pay less notice.
The government published its industrial strategy Green Paper. Led by the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, it was seen as a lynchpin for Theresa May’s tenure.
The Joint Contracts Tribunal (JCT) is currently rolling out the latest major update to its family of standard form construction contracts. We provide a review of the changes to date and assess the implications for employers, contractors and insurers.