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Meaning of “Practical Completion”
How important is the certifier’s judgement?
Second Adjudication of the same matter
When is a second claim more than just a repeat of an earlier application?
Will Brexit frustrate commercial contracts?
An EU government agency argued that its lease will be “frustrated” and “illegal” after Brexit – how did the Court of Appeal respond?
Is there an implied right to suspend?
A thorough review of this old question, and a very clear answer.
Construction – a brave new world
Adam Aston, a partner in the construction and engineering team, examines the latest technologies in the industry and the legal questions they pose for …
Contractual allocation of responsibility for concurrent delay
Can parties complain about risk allocation after the contract is agreed?
Interpretation, rectification and scope of works
Sub-contract arrangements – to what extent is the sub-contractor responsible?
Misrepresentation Act – the Court of Appeal view
Misrepresentation Act strikes down a clause excluding liability.
Establishing a cap on liability during negotiations
How important is it to agree limitation on liability as a contractual term?
Dangers in suspension of performance of a construction contract
A case of gross breach of contract vs the right to suspend work.