Category: Legal Developments in Construction Law

Legal developments in construction law

We are delighted to share our latest Construction Legal Update.

Key topics in this update include:

  1. Work in the trenches – scope of work defeats broad risk allocation
  2. Racing car project leaves contract relationship in the pits
  3. Appointing an adjudicator? Follow the right route and don’t blow hot and cold
  4. Government sets out plans for implementing Hackitt report
  5. Construction products – statutory instrument sets out post Brexit regime
  6. Government consults on biodiversity net gain proposals

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. Liquidated damages notices: is a seven second warning enough?
  2. Court provides reminder of an architect’s inspection duties and of the importance of evidence to support a claim
  3. Adjudication enforcement: Court of Appeal confirms extra ground for stay
  4. Government bans combustible materials on high-rise buildings
  5. 2019 start for new government initiatives on social value in procurement, outsourcing and prompt payment
  6. RIBA Professional Services Contracts 2018

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. A pre-contract representation is not just for …
  2. Adjudication: Court of Appeal rules on pay and go lifeline for smash and grab victims
  3. So what is a concession contract?
  4. Government presses on with its battle against late payment
  5. Budget: Goodbye PF1 & 2; HMRC to become preferred insolvency creditors
  6. Minister threatens private landlords with intervention on Grenfell-style cladding
  7. Letwin final report published
  8. Retention Bill second reading postponed once again

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. Court of Appeal tackles Japanese knotweed and the law of nuisance
  2. Adjudications: liquidators ‘regularly’ start them – but should they?
  3. Court rules on a payment mechanism for milestones
  4. Moderating a procurement bid – court spells out how it should be done
  5. Government announces ban on combustile cladding
  6. New Homes Ombudsman
  7. New NEC Practice Note for offsite modular construction

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. Supreme Court rules bank owes no duty of care for gambler’s credit reference
  2. Court of Appeal confirms contract clause bars eot for concurrent delay
  3. Failure to obtain assignment of engineer’s report sinks duty of care claim
  4. New government consultation on amended Building Regs fire safety guidance
  5. Revised NPPF published
  6. Government plans new measures on insolvency and 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:

  1. Airline claims plane leases are void for common mistake
  2. Tough exclusion clause passes Court of Appeal examination
  3. Court of Appeal blocks escape route for Misrepresentation Act exclusion clauses
  4. Government announces new requirements for public service contracts
  5. Government consults on banning combustible cladding
  6. Letwin house building study published
  7. Retention Bill second reading postponed again – to the autumn

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. Supreme Court says parties must stick to their NOM clause
  2. Adjudication “true” valuation derails winding up petition
  3. Subject to board approval term blocks contract formation
  4. Hackitt final report calls for new framework to drive culture change and the right behaviours
  5. Government to act on final Hackitt report
  6. GDPR guidance issued for NEC4

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. Court adds an extra ground for staying adjudication enforcement
  2. Interpretation of ‘Defect’ leaves tunnel contractor with bill for over £100million
  3. When the courts can, and cannot, fill gaps in a contract
  4. Government consultation on cladding regulation changes
  5. Retention Bill wording published but date of next reading put back
  6. New 2018 suite of RIBA Professional Services Contracts
  7. GDPR now in force

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. Project insurance is no protection for roofing subcontractor after fire
  2. Good faith back on the agenda – for “relational contracts”
  3. So whose job is it to obtain planning permission?
  4. Winfield Rock and BIM Protocol 2
  5. Government keeps payment practices in its sights
  6. Sir Oliver provides an update on the build out review

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. Adjudication award: court orders partial stay after SPV abandons its project
2. Court throws lifeline to adjudication smash and grab victims
3. How to spot a pay less notice
4. Government updates power of trade bodies to challenge late payment terms
5. New consultations on NPPF overhaul and developer contributions
6. Considerate Constructors Scheme goes Ultra
7. Government consults on housing complaints system
8. The GDPR comes into force on 25 May 2018 – are you ready?

The update can be accessed here.