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Concurrent delay - The Saga Continues

13 Jan 2017

Concurrent delay has been debated for many years mainly due to contracts expressly addressing it

Grove Developments v Balfour Beatty

13 Jan 2017

Balfour Beatty were engaged by Grove Developments to design and construct a hotel and serviced apartments in Greenwich, London. T...

Recovery of "Debt Recovery Costs" (under the Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998) in Adjudication

1 Nov 2016

The adjudication process is regarded by Construction Industry professionals as a highly satisfactory and cost effect method of res...

Lump Sum still means Lump Sum but Priced Bills of Quantities

1 Oct 2016 - Gary Howells

Mascareignes Sterling Co Ltd (MSC) and Chang Cheng Esquares Co Ltd (CCE) agreed a building contract for the design and build of an...

Expert witnesses: expertise is not enough

2 Sep 2016

Poor performances by expert witnesses have been highlighted in several recent cases, so how can you ensure yours are up to the job...

Concurrent delay: new Commercial Court guidance

5 Aug 2016

Commercial Court decision published last week has considered the correct approach to issues of concurrent delay under construction...

Conditions precedent and the potential application of UCTA

19 Jul 2016

The dust has had a bit of time to settle since Edwards Stuart J's decision in Commercial Management (Investments) Ltd v Mitchell D...

Annual Review of English Construction Law Developments

12 Mar 2016

Welcome to the 2016 edition of our internationally focused Annual Review of English Construction Law Developments.