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Looking for the contract terms you can’t see
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 28 2016

The first problem with an implied contract term is, of course, that you can't see it in the contract. One type is implied by statute or by the common


"No amendment" clauses in construction contracts
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • United Kingdom
  • January 21 2016

A Commercial Court decision published earlier this month has considered the enforceability of so called "no amendment" clauses, requiring amendments


Compliance with notice provisions and the court’s strict approach
  • Watson Burton LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 18 2016

This case concerning ground conditions is an important decision which impacts on several areas of construction law. Of particular significance is the


Construction law: international transactions
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 15 2016

Construction and engineering contracts are becoming increasingly international. Consequently entering into contracts with a party based in a


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


The brand new law on liquidated damages
  • Fenwick Elliott Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • November 19 2015

On 4 November 2015, a seven-strong bench of the Supreme Court considered the law of penalties for the first time when it handed down its decision in


Conditions precedent and force majeure - Scottish Power UK Plc v BP Exploration Operating Co Ltd & Others 2015 EWHC 2658 (Comm)
  • Fenwick Elliott Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • October 6 2015

A dispute arose over the shutdown of the production of natural gas from the Andrew Field in the North Sea. One of the preliminary issues that Mr


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


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


Oil & gas: force majeure and natural gas sale and purchase agreements
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • United Kingdom
  • October 16 2015

The Commercial Court has recently considered whether a contractual notification requirement is a condition precedent or an intermediate term, in