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Friday, 12 January 2018
The exposure to fire risks continues to attract media attention. It is now some six months since the Grenfell Tower tragedy of 14th June 2017.
Monday, 31 July 2017
The next generation of NEC contracts – NEC4 – has been launched. There are subtle changes to clause 61.3 that relate to compensation events and which await judicial clarification.
Thursday, 23 February 2017
Adjudication is now a well-established method for dispute resolution. Some forms of contract, such as NEC3, insist on adjudication as a condition precedent to a dispute proceeding...
Friday, 14 October 2016
Where a contract insists all changes must be in writing, what effect should there be when changes are introduced following an oral agreement? A recent Court of Appeal case provides guidance.
Wednesday, 10 August 2016
Disclosure of correspondence will be sought by subcontractors as part of any litigation with a main contractor. But can a main contractor withhold details of its settlement agreements?
Monday, 07 March 2016
A recent case that revolved around a party's liability in relation to asbestos has highlighted once again the importance of clear contract drafting
Monday, 30 November 2015
A recent decision shows the consequences of failing to disclose material facts to insurers – dangers the Insurance Act 2015 should help alleviate.
Tuesday, 14 July 2015
Unless the employer serves its payment or pay less notices, it should expect to pay the amount applied for - irrespective of the true value of the work actually carried out.