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Smart contracts, blockchain and construction dispute resolution
David Savage writes an article for Practical Law Construction about smart contracts' impact on construction dispute resolution processes.
That is not what I wanted!
Recent case law highlights the importance for architects (or any other designers) to have a written brief from their clients in place.
Late payment and the Prompt Payment Code: Where to from here?
Late payment is a key issue in the construction industry, affecting not only smaller businesses and those lower down the supply chain.
FIDIC golden Principles - Are They Too Precious?
FIDIC has become concerned that its contracts are being heavily amended.
Practical Completion – Matter of Fact or what the Contract says?
Practical completion has a number of important consequences under construction contracts. We provide an overview.
Reform of Retention
The use of retentions was thrust into the spotlight with the introduction of the Construction (Retention Deposit Schemes) Bill 2017-19.
Letters of intent: Friend or foe?
Our Construction team addresses recent case law in relation to letters of intent.
Liquidated damages: when are they penalties?
The law on liquidated damages has changed. We take a look at one of the first applications of this decision to a construction contract.