Category: Updates

Legal developments in construction law

We are delighted to share our latest Construction Legal Update.

Key topics in this update include:

1. Lack of sludge contract notice sends £4.4 million claim down the drain
2. Exemption clauses are not a horror show…
3. If I say my subcontract work is practically complete, then it is…or is it?
4. TAC-1 Term Alliance Contract gets official launch
5. GDPR – less than a year away
6. NEC4 is here

The update can be accessed here.

Legal developments in construction law

We are delighted to share our latest Construction Legal Update.

Key topics in this update include:

1. Hotel developer’s failure to make a reservation dooms challenge to adjudicator’s decision
2. Does a death or personal injury exclusion bring down the rest of the clause?
3. Subcontractors run out winners in Supreme Court 3-2 insurance decider
4. High Court specialist courts in rebranding exercise
5. JCT 2016 – the final chapter

The update can be accessed here.

Legal developments in construction law

We are delighted to share our latest Construction Legal Update.

Key topics in this update include:

Current issues

  1. Court of Appeal confirms professional’s tort duty of care on landscaping project
  2. Disputes arithmetic and the problem with oral construction contracts
  3. Reasonable endeavours and good faith again
  4. Housing: brownfield site registers and new “permission in principle”
  5. New international information management standard: ISO 19650
  6. Government proposals for register of overseas owners of UK property

The update can be accessed here.

Legal developments in construction law

We are delighted to share our latest Construction Legal Update.

Key topics in this update include:

Current issues

1. Scottish court says slip rule would not save items adjudicator omitted in error
2. The case of the arbitrator who was kept in the dark
3. When a court might not enforce an adjudicator’s wrong decision…
4. More JCT 2016 contracts
5. New payment reporting duty in force
6. Public sector common minimum construction standards updated

The update can be accessed here.

Legal developments in construction law

We are delighted to share our latest Construction Legal Update.

Key topics in this update include:

Current issues

  1. A contract can be made anywhere; how about over dinner?
  2. Court of Appeal confirms DOM/2 extension of time is an add-on
  3. Court makes a substitution when wrong document included in contract
  4. New CIC User’s Guide to Adjudication
  5. Government consultation: CITB and ECITB – how effective are they?
  6. 22 June 2017 – NEC4 arrives

The update can be accessed here.

Legal developments in construction law

We are delighted to share our latest Construction Legal Update.

Key topics in this update include:

Current issues

1. It might tick the boxes for a pay less notice but was it meant to be one?
2. Contract clause times out emailed pay less notice
3. Court upholds subcontractor’s loss and expense liability cap
4. Government guidance on new payment reporting duty
5. New ACE Agreements
6. Government sets out plans for housing

The update can be accessed here.

Legal developments in construction law

We are delighted to share our latest Construction Legal Update.

Key topics in this update include:

Current issues

1. Information on a website – might there be a duty of care?
2. Interim payments – how to say goodbye to the change
3. The case of the vanishing non-completion certificate
4. Payment reporting duty on track for April
5. Updated government guidance for steel procurement in major public projects
6. Consultation on corporate governance

The update can be accessed here.

Legal developments in construction law

We are delighted to share our latest Construction Legal Update.

Key topics in this update include:

Current issues
1. Liability caps of no use without binding agreements
2. Just when you thought you knew what “consequential loss” meant…
3. Roads and premises do not have to be kept in perfect state for visitors
4. New government policy note on procurement and contracting onerous practices
5. JCT 2016: Intermediate Building Contract
6. New BSI Code of Practice for asset management

The update can be accessed here.

Legal developments in construction law

We are delighted to share our latest Construction Legal Update.

Key topics in this update include:

Current issues
1. Adjudicator’s million pound error fails to stop enforcement of decision
2. Court of Appeal cannot fix shortfall in interim payment regime
3. Court says Construction Act and Scheme concerned with cash flow, not contract sum
4. February 2017 date set for new ADM contracts
5. APPG looking at evidence on potential Brexit impact on construction skill pool
6. And now – the JCT 2016 Standard Building Contracts

The update can be accessed here.

Legal developments in construction law

We are delighted to share our latest Construction Legal Update.

Key topics in this update include:

Current issues
1.Does discovering a dangerous defect mean goodbye to a negligence claim?
2.Natural justice; what if an adjudicator knows something important that you do not?
3.Is there a concluded contract? What can a court consider?
4. April 2017 date set for new large business payment reporting requirements
5. JCT D & B 2016 is here!
6. Neighbourhood Planning Bill under way

The update can be accessed here.