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.
News & Insights
Liquidated damages – can they still be 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.
The new Electronic Communications Code – A year on
The new Electronic Communications Code will soon have been in force for a year and therefore the implications are starting to become clear.