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“No amendment” clauses: Court of Appeal guidance
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • United Kingdom
  • May 11 2016

A Court of Appeal decision published last month has concluded that so called "no amendment" or "anti-variation" clauses do not rule out informal

Writing on the wall for variations-in-writing clauses?
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 18 2016

Most construction contracts contain a clause that specifies all variations to the contract must be in writing. Indeed, there is nothing unusual in

Contractual requirement to give notice calling for breach to be remedied did not apply to termination for repudiatory breach
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 3 2016

The High Court has found that a notice requirement within a contractual termination clause did not apply where a party terminated at common law

Top three construction cases: May 2016
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 19 2016

In Stellite Construction Limited v Vascroft Contractors Limited 2016 EWHC 792 (TCC), Carr J in the Technology and Construction Court severed part

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

Remember UCTA when contracting on B2B standard terms
  • Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 20 2016

Commercial Management (Investments) Ltd v Mitchell Design and Construct Ltd & Anor 2016 provides a reminder that the UCTA reasonableness test will

Limitation and exclusion clauses in construction contracts
  • United Kingdom
  • April 25 2016

When negotiating construction contracts, including building contracts and professional consultant appointments, many parties will seek to exclude or

Consequences and contract law: Transocean Drilling UK v Providence Resources Plc
  • Bond Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 22 2016

One of the expressions which has caused particular difficulty for English lawyers is "consequential loss", mainly as a result of attempts to define

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

Behind Schedule
  • Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 4 2016

A recent judgment in the TCC looks at what can go wrong when parties add scheduled payments into a construction contract- key points arising from