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Can a party recover its legal costs in adjudication?
  • CMS
  • United Kingdom
  • September 16 2016

There is a developing trend in adjudication for parties to seek recovery of their legal costs. In most circumstances, this will not succeed, but


Termination clauses - can they escape your notice?
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • August 1 2016

In Vinergy International (PVT) Limited v Richmond Mercantile Limited FZC (2016) the Court considered to what extent parties exercising their common


Payment schedules in construction contracts - how will the courts construe them?
  • Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 11 2016

In a recent case the TCC underlined the need to take particular care when drafting schedules of payments. In this case, because the schedule of


Gross negligence in construction contracts - law and practice
  • Eversheds
  • 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


Top three construction cases: June 2016
  • Eversheds
  • 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


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


International Quarterly - Issue 18, 2016
  • Fenwick Elliott Solicitors
  • Global, Hong Kong, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
  • July 5 2016

Sub-clause 20.6 of the FIDIC Red Book is a good example of the express incorporation of an arbitration clause. The clause sits clearly within the


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


“No amendment” clauses: Court of Appeal guidance
  • CMS
  • 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


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