Rupa Lakha quoted by LexisNexis on the issues of late payment in the construction industry
Rupa Lakha has been quoted by LexisNexis on the issues of late payment in the construction industry and the potential solutions to these problems. Read more below.
Charles Russell Speechlys advises Derwent on Francis House letting to Edelman
The firm advises long-standing client Derwent London plc on the letting of Francis House in London to global communications firm Edelman.
Chi Mount writes for Building on the differences between a reasonable skill and care obligation and a fitness for purpose obligation
Chi explains the differences between a reasonable skill and care obligation and a fitness for purpose obligation.
James Worthington quoted by Construction Law on the Private Member’s Bill proposing to abolish cash retentions within construction contracts
A Private Member’s Bill proposing to abolish cash retentions within construction contracts has had its first reading in the House of Lords.
Fiona Edmond and Kerry Stares write for Estates Gazette on how sustainable building design is evolving to meet the demand for positive environmental and social impact
As a sector, real estate and construction is very much in the sustainability spotlight.
Helen Coward quoted by Construction News and eprivateclient on the Residential Property Developers Tax
The tax on residential development work to help fund remedial building-safety works will be set at 4 per cent.
Charles Russell Speechlys advises shareholders of eCommonSense on sale to ECI Software Solutions
eCommonSense is a technology solutions provider focused on the construction and building materials supply sectors.
Who will carry the risk? Professional indemnity crisis in construction
The UK government announced details of its ban on the use of combustible materials on high rise buildings.
Construction Update on Building Safety and the Golden Thread
Find out about the construction update on Building Safety and the Golden Thread.
David Savage quoted by Construction News on VAT refunds under the reverse charge system
HMRC is set to compensate some construction firms for delays to reverse-charge VAT scheme repayments.
Paula Boast, Glenn Bull, Anna Hackworth and Sarah Alaiwat write for CDR - Essential Intelligence: The Belt and Road Initiative
A useful reference for BI disputes in project finance, investment and construction.
Andrew Keeley quoted by Construction Law on the Government’s latest National Construction & Infrastructure Pipeline
The latest Construction & Infrastructure Pipeline details planned procurements and represents the highest level of investment ever.
When can you set off claims against different elements of a project
The Court’s decision raises important drafting considerations for construction contracts involving multiple elements of a project.
Drafting terms and conditions or negotiating a contract? Be wary of "unusual" and "exorbitant" exclusion clauses
When drafting a set of terms and conditions, companies must adhere to the requirements contained in the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977
International Arbitration in India and Around the World
Rupa Lakha joined the panel discussing the latest developments in construction and dispute resolution.
Collateral Warranties – Are they also a ‘Construction Contract’?
What are collateral warranties and what do they mean for your construction contracts? Read more here.
Construct.Law - Summer 2021
Click here to read the summer edition of our construction & infrastructure publication - Construct.law
Powering Real Estate
Is it plausible to meet the governments ambitious plan to get new houses off the gas grid by 2025? Watch our webinar here
Andrew Keeley writes for Construction News on the Supreme Court's decision in Triple Point Technology, Inc v PTT Public Company Ltd
The Supreme Court recently delivered its highly anticipated judgement in Triple Point Technology, Inc v PTT Public Company Ltd.
Steven Carey quoted by Construction Law on the risk of an increase in disputes over the materials shortage in the construction sector
Shortages of materials will likely lead to an increase in disputes as projects suffer ensuing disruption.
Chris Hadnutt writes for Building on whether liquidated damages clauses survive termination of contract
Chris Hadnutt considers whether liquidated damages clauses survive termination of contract.