Infra. Law – February 2018
Welcome to the latest edition of Infra.Law bringing you legal and commercial insight into issues facing the domestic and international infrastructure sector.
Construct.Law is our sister publication which focuses on the UK construction industry.
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Escrow Accounts and Project Bank Accounts
This article considers how escrow accounts and project bank accounts may be used to mitigate the risk of insolvency.
Multi-tiered Dispute Resolution Clauses
Our construction expert, Michael O’Connor addresses multi-tiered dispute resolution clauses in relation to construction disputes.
Conflicts of Interest
Our team explores the recent case law involving a threatened procurement challenge in relation to HS2 Limited.
Concurrent delay and the Prevention Principle
In this article, we discuss the relationship between the prevention principle and concurrent delay in recent case law.
Ways of Escape - undoing PFI
Our construction expert Steven Carey considers how Labour’s proposal to bring PFI schemes back ‘in house’ could possibly be implemented.
TL4 Fire Starters
Join us for a Festive FIRE Starters evening ahead of FIRE Starters Global Summit with our expert panellists.
Women in Chancery Christmas Celebration
Join us to celebrate the festive season and discuss the busy year we have had.
Alexia Egger Castillo
Inheritance contracts: An unknown planning tool for Brits with assets in Switzerland?
How you choose to dispose of your estate after death requires careful consideration, especially where assets are in multiple jurisdictions
FT Ignites Europe quotes William Garner on the FCA's approach to founder-led firms
"Taking a very strict line on founder-led firms risks undermining the FCA's competition mandate..."
Paula Boast is interviewed by Construction Week on Bahrain's construction industry and how it is moving towards more functional and responsible building
Dissecting Bahrain's construction practices
HR Magazine quotes Nick Hurley on redundancy and employee rights
"Unfortunately the legal remedies for employees in companies that become insolvent are very limited"
Construction News quotes David Savage on the slight rise in construction output in September
"It remains to be seen how the sector reacted in October amid the political turmoil"
How final is a Final Certificate?
A recent Scottish case grappled with the complexities of a smash and grab adjudication.
Court of Appeal decides defective notice to quit not saved by 'Mannai' principles
The Court of Appeal handed down judgment in the second appeal in O G Thomas Amaethyddiath v Turner & Ors  EWCA Civ 1446.
Charles Russell Speechlys wins Best Legal Services: Private Equity – Pan – Africa at the AGF Service Providers Awards 2022
Best Legal Services: Private Equity – Pan – Africa at the AGF Service Providers Awards 2022
Sarah Jane Boon
The Independent quotes Sarah Jane Boon on the 9.6% divorce increase in 2021
ONS statistics - Divorces in England and Wales: 2021
CDR – Essential Intelligence: The Belt and Road Initiative
Of the BRI nations situated within the Gulf, the UAE stands to be a leader and consolidate itself as the trade hub of the Middle East.
Jurisdictional Challenges in Arbitrations in Qatar
Exploring jurisdictional challenges in arbitrations within the State of Qatar, both under Qatar law and the law of the QFC.
Non-payment: What’s a Contractor to do?
Payments to contractors are widely subjected to extensive delays.
JCT v NEC: Which contract is right for your project?
Unsure of what building contact to use. Learn the difference between NEC and JCT contracts with our guide.
Michael Powner and Ellen Roberts write for People Management on the benefits and drawbacks of novel compensation packages
The benefits and drawbacks of novel compensation packages
Henry Cuthbert writes for Law in Sport on Usain Bolt's move to trademark his legendary victory celebration
Trademarked For Success – What Can Athletes Learn From Usain Bolt’s Legendary Victory Celebration?
Q&A: Code rights queries answered
Samuel Lear and Jonathan Wills field Telecoms Code questions in the light of a recent Supreme Court decision.
Charles Russell Speechlys advises Sage on sponsorship deals
Charles Russell Speechlys has advised Sage, a global leader in software technology, on a series of high-profile partnership deals
Private Equity News quotes Darren Bailey on the Americanisation of UK football
“We’re seeing an Americanisation where the matchday is turning into much more of an entertainment beyond just the sporting spectacle”