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  • New FIDIC Contracts

    Author: Fleur Laventure

    Submitted: 14 December 2017

    This blog post looks at some of the features of the three new FIDIC contracts.

  • Contractor entitled to remedy default before termination

    Author: Fleur Laventure

    Submitted: 01 December 2017

    This blog post considers the recent case of Interserve Construction Ltd v Hitachi Zosen Inova AG [2017] EWHC 2633 (TCC).

  • Construction Act requirement to give a pay less notice applies to final and interim payments

    Author: Fleur Laventure

    Submitted: 17 November 2017

    This blog post considers the recent Court of Appeal decision in Adam Architecture Ltd v Halsbury Homes Ltd [2017] EWCA Civ 1735.

  • Architects failed to design to a budget

    Author: Emily Monastiriotis

    Submitted: 14 November 2017

    This blog post and our recent article look at Riva Properties Ltd and others v Foster + Partners Ltd [2017] EWHC 2574 (TCC).

  • Trouble in the supply chain: sub-contractor insolvency

    Author: Jonathan Spencer

    Submitted: 10 November 2017

    ​This blog post considers some practical implications from an insurance angle. In September 2017, the UK construction industry contracted for the first time in over a year. With Brexit delaying some investment plans, there is also a degree of uncertainty in the industry, and, of course, the risk that some construction companies may be forced into insolvency.

  • Consultations on cash retentions and the Construction Act

    Submitted: 01 November 2017

    This blog post looks at the recently announced Government consultations relating to the construction industry.

  • Court of Session holds Pay Less Notice not valid

    Submitted: 31 October 2017

    This blog post looks at the Muir Construction v Kapital Residential Ltd case. The Scottish Courts considered wording very similar to that required by the (amended) Housing Grants Construction & Regeneration Act 1996, and held that the Pay Less Notice was not valid because insufficient detail had been provided.

  • Recent case on concurrent delay

    Submitted: 18 October 2017

    In this blog post we look at the Technology and Construction Court decision in North Midland Building Ltd v Cyden Homes Ltd.

  • Standards of care in construction contracts: What did the Supreme Court have to say?

    Submitted: 05 October 2017

    This blog post looks at our recenet Breakfast Briefing on “Standards of Care in Construction Contracts” with particular reference to the recent Supreme Court decision in MT Højgaard A/S v E.On Climate & Renewables UK [2017] UKSC 59.

  • Court considers access to BIM Model for the first time

    Submitted: 19 September 2017

    In the case of Trant Engineering Ltd v Mott MacDonald Ltd the TCC has, for the first time, considered access to a BIM model as part of a construction dispute.

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