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Good faith obligations under NEC3
  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 1 2014

Parties to NEC3 contracts must act in a spirit of mutual trust and co-operation. We consider what that means under English law and in other


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


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


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


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


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


A summary of major developments in key areas - general counsel update - July 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • July 15 2014

Legislation, in the form of a Regulation and Directive, has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union which will substantially


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


General Counsel update - legal guide edition 32
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Myanmar, Singapore, United Kingdom, Australia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia
  • November 29 2012

A summary of major developments in key areas


On the horizon for 2013
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • January 17 2013

Our experts select the highlights likely to impact businesses in the UK generally, so you can check quickly