How does the new Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act impact the construction industry and what can suppliers do when dealing with potentially insolvent businesses?
The courts say COVID-19 should not hold back progress and technology should be used to deliver remote hearings. But how is this working out in practice?
It often appears in construction contracts, but interpreting what ‘design life’ practically means can be tricky. Our construction lawyers use a recent case to help clear things up.
Sustainability is one of the buzzwords of the day and there are some major new rules for the construction industry to follow. Here’s what you need to know.
Even a winning party is at serious costs risk if it does not mediate. Fake engagement, and excuses, will not prevent costs punishment.
Can a party safely refuse to engage with ADR if it has a really strong case?
Is the wrongful act connected to the employment so as to create vicarious liability?
In the first of two landmark cases the Supreme Court set tests for who is or is not an “employee”
Does an expert owe a duty of loyalty to the client? Time to consider reviewing professional appointment clauses to add an obligation not to act for third parties on the same dispute without consent.
The respondent’s solicitor was self-isolating and could not attend the adjudicator’s site visit – should an injunction be granted?