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International quarterly - issue 12, 2014
  • Fenwick Elliott Solicitors
  • Global, United Kingdom
  • December 24 2014

Of all the provisions to be found in the FIDIC form, those of clause 20 have attracted by far the most comment. One of the potential hurdles that


Gross negligence in construction contracts - law and practice
  • Eversheds 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


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


General counsel update September 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Russia, United Kingdom, USA, Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong
  • September 29 2014

The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) Court's new rules come into force on 1 October 2014 and are to apply to any arbitration


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


A summary of major developments in key areas - General Counsel update - May 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Germany, United Kingdom
  • May 23 2014

Scottish independence referendum - The referendum will take place on 18 September 2014. Scottish independence raises many complex legal and political


D&K Drost Consult GmbH and another v Foremost Leisure (Holdings) Ltd 2015 EWCA Civ 73
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 5 2015

In this decision, the Court of Appeal upheld a decision at first instance that the project managers and architects (together Drost) should receive


Subject to contract - is that what you meant?
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 21 2011

When the Construction Act amendments come into force and “construction contracts” no longer have to be in writing, more arguments about whether or not there was a contract can be expected


Negotiating a bond or guarantee
  • Fenwick Elliott Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • December 23 2011

This month in our sister newsletter Dispatch, we reported on the case of Kookmin Bank v Rainy Sky SA & Others where the Supreme Court preferred the Buyers’ construction of a bond because it was consistent with the commercial purpose of the instrument


How Engineering Services ltd v Southern Insulation (Medway) Ltd
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 27 2010

This is the latest development in litigation arising from the installation of air conditioning pipework at Linklaters' offices in 1995