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Contract rectification is the last resort
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 30 2017

The Technology and Construction Court (TCC) judgment in The Council of the Borough of Milton Keynes v Viridor is a salutary lesson in getting your

Contract interpretation - 10 things you need to know
  • Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 2 2015

A common cause of disputes in EPC Contracts can be conflicting or ambiguous wording in the contract. The process of agreeing the terms of an EPC

Top three construction cases: June 2016
  • Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 16 2016

A case examining a dispute as to when there has been a full and final settlement agreement between the contractual parties of the final account

International Commercial Disputes - The Principle of Futility in Contractual Construction
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • April 10 2017

The Honourable Justice Leggatt: "There is, in my opinion, no principle of law or even interpretive presumption which enables a contractual

Gross negligence in construction contracts - law and practice
  • Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 2 2015

The starting point has remained the same for almost 200 years: the tort of gross negligence is not a concept that is recognised by English law

The limits of good faith
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 3 2017

The NEC Form of Contract is now in wide use in construction projects. The first clause says that the parties "shall act as stated in this contract

Mistake and rectification of contracts: two recent cases
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • December 13 2010

Two recent cases have highlighted when the court will allow rectification of a contract following mistake

No Need to Look Beyond Natural Meaning in Liability Clause Interpretation, Rules High Court
  • Veale Wasbrough Vizards
  • United Kingdom
  • March 22 2017

One of the key clauses in any commercial contract is the limitation of liability clause. This seeks to protect the parties - often the supplier -

Commercial Contracts Bulletin - March 2017
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • March 27 2017

In the recent case of Irish Bank Resolution Corp Ltd (In Special Liquidation) v Camden Market Holdings Corp 2017 EWCA Civ 7, the Court of Appeal

Parent Company Guarantees - is there an alternative?
  • Fenwick Elliott Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • September 27 2013

Parent company guarantees are a common feature of construction and engineering projects. Their purpose is simple: to provide one party with security