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English Court of Appeal: The valuation of omitted works should not account for any breach of contract
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 29 2014

This is the second case between MT Hojgaard AS ("MTH") and E.ON concerning the construction of the Robin Rigg East offshore wind farm in the Solway

Fitness for purpose obligations take precedence over specification
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 30 2014

In the recent case in the English High Court of MT Hojgaard v E. ON1, it was held that a fitness for purpose obligation in a construction contract

How to terminate contracts effectively
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 19 2013

On 10th October 2013 the Technology & Construction Court, a division of the English High Court, decided the case of SABIC v PLL and SCL. The case

Enforcing DAB decisions: the Perusahaan saga continues
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Singapore
  • October 31 2014

The case of PT Perusahaan Gas Negara (Persero) TBK v CRW Joint Operation (Indonesia) 2014 SGHC146 is the latest court ruling in what has become a

FIDIC dispute adjudication boards: mandatory or optional?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Global
  • November 28 2014

Two recent cases have provided welcome guidance on the issue of whether or not the FIDIC forms of construction contracts provide that it is mandatory

A significant new decision: Walter Lilly v Mackay July 2012
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 31 2012

In a major judgment published on 11 July 2012, Walter Lilly v. Mackay, Mr Justice Akenhead, the judge in charge of the Technology and Construction Court in London ("TCC") has given guidance on a number of important issues in construction law

Direct or indirect loss?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 30 2011

Construction contracts often contain a provision excluding liability for indirect and consequential loss, but the distinction between direct loss and indirectconsequential loss can be a confusing one

建設ニュースレター 第 78 号
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China
  • August 31 2015

仲裁開始の前提条件に関する請負者側の不履行が発注者の 行為に起因している場合発注者はこれに依拠することができ ませんイングランドウェールズ高等法院が 2014 年 12 月

When will a wrongful suspension amount to a repudiatory breach of contract?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 23 2010

In the recent case of Mayhaven v DAB, the English High Court had to consider whether a contractor's wrongful suspension of its works would, as a matter of principle, amount to a repudiatory breach of contract entitling the employer to terminate the contract and sue for damages

Notice requirements in construction contracts a Southeast Asia perspective
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam
  • April 26 2012

It is common for construction contracts to require a party to give timely notice of claims to the other