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Calls under performance bonds: leniency trend continues in Scotland
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • United Kingdom
  • March 10 2017

Last year we reported on a decision of the Scottish Court of Session which suggested that greater leniency may apply to the interpretation of

Insurance and insolvency contractors
  • Boodle Hatfield
  • United Kingdom
  • January 17 2017

We have discovered a serious structural defect in a development we completed about seven years ago. All the indications are that this is due to

Preview of 2017
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, OECD, United Kingdom
  • January 10 2017

2017 will see major changes to the UK legal landscape, with Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union expected to be triggered by the end of March

Insolvency in construction: a contract toolkit
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 29 2016

While not an exhaustive list, here is a reminder of some measures you might want to think about to help mitigate the effects of insolvency on

Calendar Of Key Issues - An Interactive Guide To The Legal Milestones Ahead - October 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • October 12 2016

This guide identifies the key developments, trends and issues we expect to be on the legal agenda over the coming years. It is easy to navigate with

Direct payments to suppliers on a construction project
  • Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 27 2016

A client who is building a large mixed use development called me yesterday with a dilemma. He had received a letter from a local equipment supplier

The show must go on - contracting strategies for the impact of Brexit
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 27 2016

The true effects of the events of the last few days have yet to be seen. With the mainstream political parties acting like participants in a ‘Compose

COD Hyde Ltd v Space Change Management Ltd 2016 EWHC 820 (Ch)
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 13 2016

Here the court refused to grant an injunction restraining contractor Space from presenting a winding up petition against the employer COD. The

Ro-Bal Steel Fabrications Ltd v G Jones Site Services Ltd 2016 EWHC 292 (Ch)
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 13 2016

In another case involving a winding-up petition, the petition was dismissed, after the court found there was a dispute as to whether the statutory

Re A Company (2016) Ch D, Judge Barker, 25012016
  • Hardwicke
  • United Kingdom
  • April 27 2016

The applicant applied to strike out a winding up petition that had been presented against it. The parties had entered into two construction contracts