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Adopting industry standard terms for UCTA
Are standard form contracts subject to the unfair contract legislation?
Extension of time – when should it run from?
Is there an argument for identifying time periods based on when the actual delay is occurring in a project?
Expert evidence – no property in a witness
What happens if the defendant wants to use the same expert witness as the claimant?
Personal liability in negligence of professional people
Are you liable for professional negligence even if your advice is free and there’s no contract in place?
Technical challenges to adjudicator’s jurisdiction and design
AECOM defend notice of adjudication by reference to Staptina’s alleged breaches of duty.
Rules for interpreting contracts?
Supreme Court takes opportunity to issue further guidance and clarification on principles of contractual interpretation.
The dangers of a client’s design choice
Does an error in design standard fall on the employer who chose it, or the contractor who undertook it?
Keeping construction projects away from lawyers
It is a strange title for an article written by a construction lawyer, but helping businesses avoid risks, claims and other lawyers is what we do best.
The ‘2011” payment regime continues to cause problems
Mr Justice Coulson in Hutton Construction Ltd v Wilson Properties (London) Ltd (2017) EWHC 517 (TCC) provided some pretty clear guidance over use of …
Recovering claims’ consultants costs in a successful Court application to enforce adjudication
Could using a claims consultant in adjudications pay off?