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Employer’s claims under FIDIC Conditions of Contract
  • Goodman Derrick
  • United Kingdom
  • May 24 2016

The recent Technology and Construction Court decision in J Murphy & Sons Ltd -v- Beckton Energy Ltd 2016 EWHC 607 (TCC) provides a useful

Design life warranties and fitness for purpose in Construction Contracts: the position in Australia and England
  • K&L Gates
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • May 23 2016

Although Australian construction contracts quite commonly provide for design life warranties in respect of plant, equipment, building or structures

Disputes arising out of Building Contracts
  • Warner Goodman LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 20 2016

Disputes commonly arise out of building contracts. These could include arguments as to quality or price, being kicked off site or being asked to do

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

Stellite Construction Ltd v Vascroft Contractors Ltd
  • Hardwicke
  • United Kingdom
  • May 19 2016

In these Part 8 proceedings, Stellite Construction Ltd (“Stellite”) sought declarations that an adjudicator’s decision was unenforceable on the basis

Know what you are dealing with: lessons learned from Murphy v Beckton
  • Hardwicke
  • United Kingdom
  • May 19 2016

Carr J's judgment in J Murphy & Sons Ltd v Beckton Energy Ltd offers a salutary reminder of the dangers that can befall a contractor when dealing

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

AMEC Foster Wheeler Group Ltd v Morgan Sindall Professional Services Ltd & Anor
  • Hardwicke
  • United Kingdom
  • May 17 2016

This was a trial of a number of preliminary issues concerning the liabilities owed by Morgan Sindall Professional Services Ltd ("Morgan Sindall"

Annual Review of English Construction Law Developments - March 2016
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom
  • May 17 2016

Commercial contracts will often provide that where one party is in breach of the contract, they must pay a pre-determined amount of damages to

Beware of contractual clauses extending liability
  • Deacons
  • United Kingdom
  • May 16 2016

In the recent case, Larkfleet Ltd v Allison Homes Eastern Ltd 2016 EWHC 195 (TCC), England’s Technology and Construction Court had to decide a