Construct.Law - Winter 2017
Welcome to the winter edition of Construct.Law
Welcome to our winter edition of Construct.Law bringing you legal and commercial insight into issues facing the construction industry. Please do get in touch to suggest future topics.
Our sister publication, Infra.Law focuses on the domestic and international infrastructure sector.
Driving construction productivity through disruptive innovation and collaboration
In this article, we explore the impact of digital disruption in the construction industry in the forthcoming years.
If the advice isn’t right
In this article, we consider the consequences of a construction professional providing the wrong advice in a construction project. Could they be liable?
Rights to Light: development risks from blocking out light
Our market leading property litigation team discusses the problems facing developers' in relation to Rights of Lights claims.
Five gender pay reporting pitfalls in the Construction Industry
Our employment expert, Emma Bartlett sets out the guidelines on the upcoming mandatory obligatory gender pay reporting for large employers (250+) in the construction industry.
Construction Case Law update
Our Construction team discusses the recent legal developments in the Construction industry.
The New NEC4: what are the changes?
The new NEC4 suite of contracts was released on 22 June 2017. We set out a summary of the key changes in the NEC4 and a brief summary of the two new contract forms.
BIM: Legal Issues
In our final article, we discuss the contractual points to be considered when embarking upon a BIM project.
News & Insights
Is it really time for a wealth tax?
The UK currently has many tax reviews afoot, including a report pending on whether it is time for a wealth tax.
Untangling the Atlantic Knot: Tax reporting and compliance for US citizens living in the UK
As a US citizen, Sam must continue to report and pay taxes to the IRS. But as a UK resident, Sam also needs to navigate the UK tax system.
Untangling the Atlantic Knot: Moving from the US to the UK
Chris and Sam have decided to move to the UK. Sam therefore needs to investigate which immigration status will best suit them