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Had enough of Experts?

21 Jun 2017

Jeffery Brown of Veale Wasbrough Vizards explains the role of the Expert

Concurrent delay - The Saga Continues

13 Jan 2017

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

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...

Liquidated damages penalty doctrine and recent case law

20 Oct 2015

It should not be assumed that clauses providing for payment of a liquidated sum are not struck down as penalties in commercial con...

Productivity Factors

23 Jan 2015

There are some not-so-obvious factors that can slow progress on site.

Assessing Extension of Time Claims - Some points to remember

1 Jan 2012

Those Architects or Employers who have been intimately involved with projects regularly have a pretty clear opinion on a contracto...

How to get noticed

1 Jan 2012

Preparing and submitting appropriate and timely delay notices is, as everyone knows, of prime importance when establishing entitle...

Finish Line in Sight

1 Jan 2012

We had a request to prepare an Extension of Time claim recently from a specialist mechanical contractor and a boot-full of files d...