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Interaction between on-demand bonds and the underlying contract revisited by the English High Court
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 21 2015

From our previous alerts, which can be found here and here, we know that bonds and guarantees are complex instruments, the consequences of which


Is your contract a "construction contract"?
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • May 20 2015

It's one of the first and most fundamental questions you need to ask when entering into a contract for construction works: does the Housing Grants


Don't be blinded by boilerplate
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • May 20 2015

So often, cases handed down from the Technology and Construction Court demonstrate that a great deal of time, money and worry could have been saved


Design defects in offshore wind turbines: it’s an ill wind
  • Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 20 2015

In my experience, one of the most common causes of construction disputes is conflict or ambiguity between contractual documents. This is perhaps


Duty to warn a common sense approach
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • May 20 2015

Engineers and other professionals alike will breathe a sigh of relief after the recent case of Goldswain v Beltec Ltd (ta BCS Consulting) 2015 EWHC


Wind farm design risk: landmark decision
  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 18 2015

In April 2014 the English courts issued a judgment in the case Højgaard v. E.ONconcerning the contractor’s responsibility for the construction and


Target practice: can target cost become cost plus?
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • United Kingdom
  • May 7 2015

Target cost contracts are popular in the construction industry. Their provisions set a target cost for the works and agree how costs coming in under


Bonds and warranties: specific performance v substituted performance?
  • Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 6 2015

We are often contacted by clients when a main contractor has failed to provide documents that they are contractually obliged to procure, such as


Projects and construction law update
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 6 2015

We look at industry news as well as recent court decisions concerning: a disputed call on a bond a refusal to imply a duty of good faith where there


Court of Appeal overturns fitness for purpose ruling
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • United Kingdom
  • May 5 2015

The Court of Appeal has determined that a fitness for purpose obligation contained within a schedule to a construction contract was to be read