Niel Coertse writes for the Practical Law Construction Blog on conditional payment clauses in the UK and Middle East
Niel Coertse has written for the Practical Law Construction Blog on conditional payment clauses in the UK and Middle East. Read more below.
Patrick Gearon FCIArb
Insolvency Legislation in the GCC
The interesting times of the last 14 months were preceded by the interesting times of the financial crisis of 2008/2009.
Client alert: Construction under competition law spotlight
We outline the three investigations which have either recently concluded or are ongoing together with what this means for businesses.
Case Study: One Blackfriars Limited
An informative and positive judgment for administrators selling high-value property in distressed and complex scenarios.
Keeping Up With Construction: Handover at Practical Completion - Practical Pointers
Practical tips for the handover of a successful project.
Steven Carey writes for Building on whether a company can provide expert services in claims for and against the same party
A recent appeal case looked at whether a company can provide expert services in claims for and against the same party.
InvestAfrica: Checking in or Checking out? Financing Africa’s Hotels in 2021
The discussion examined the strategies investors and financial institutions can implement to mitigate the effects of the pandemic.
Infra.law - Spring 2021
Click here to read the latest edition of our construction and infrastructure publication, Infra.Law.
Assignment, novation and construction contracts - What is your objective?
What are the terms of the contract under which the sub-contractor carries out the works for the employer?
Adjudication enforcement and exclusive jurisdiction clauses post-Brexit
Does an exclusive jurisdiction clause in favour of a foreign court preclude an English court from enforcing an adjudicator’s decision?
Ghassan El Daye
Ghassan El Daye quoted by The National on the Dubai courts rejection of Dh1.3m rent refund claim
A convenience shop in Dubai lost its claim to a rent refund of Dh1.3 million from its landlord on grounds of lost revenue during lockdown.
Ghassan El Daye
Ghassan El Daye quoted by The National on legal reform in the United Arab Emirates
Once a law change has been made and is effective, a court of law is obliged to follow the new rule and issue its verdicts based in it.
The UK’s post-Brexit rules for skilled workers – Key implications for the construction industry
As a result of the new Points Based Immigration System , UK companies in the construction sector will not be able to sponsor labourers.
Andrew Keeley writes for Building on the consequences of a liquidated damages clause being unenforceable
Parties often agree to predetermine the level of damages that an employer is entitled to claim in the event of late completion.
Ghassan El Daye
Ghassan El Daye quoted by The National on the Federal National Council's proposals to unify legal fees
The Federal National Council is calling for legal fees to be unified.
Grand designs – Who should take the design risk in an MMC project?
MMC have been touted as a way to tackle costs and inefficiencies within construction, but who takes responsibility for the design ?
David Savage quoted by Construction Law on the confusion over construction contract liabilities arising from Covid-19
An increase in construction disputes relating to time and cost impacts of Covid-19 related project impacts has been seen.
Keeping Up With Construction: Pre-procurement - Practical Pointers
Successful procurement is more than the choice of the construction contract.
Understanding Rules of Origin under the Brexit Agreement
The UK-EU TCA came into effect on 31st December 2020, what does it mean for importers and exporters? and what does Rules of Origin mean?
Haliburton v Chubb: The final say on an arbitrator’s duty of disclosure
We consider some of the key points when appointed arbitrators do not agree on the appointment of the third arbitrator as chairman.
‘Subject to contract’ – The effect of these words in settlement negotiations
The importance of the ‘subject to contract’ label during settlement negotiations and communications.