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Ignore notice requirements at your peril
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 15 2009

Most construction and engineering contracts require the contractor to give notice to the employer of events or circumstances when they happen as the first step in the process of claiming an extension of time andor additional cost


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


Liquidated damages clauses unenforceable as penalties
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 24 2010

In our last newsletter we discussed the basic principles of liquidated damages clauses


Is the credit crunch an event of force majeure or frustration?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 30 2009

We have received a number of enquiries in recent months about the extent to which contractors can argue that a construction contract should be renegotiated (or even terminated) to take into account the increased cost, or reduced availability, of finance for major projects as a result of the global financial crisis


Basic principles of liquidated damages
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 22 2010

In this newsletter we explore some of the important principles behind liquidated damages under English law


Construction of inconsistent contract documents
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 30 2015

A construction contract typically comprises a set of contract conditions which are accompanied by technical documents such as the employer's


Privy Council rules on FIDIC clauses
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 2 2015

In this newsletter we report on the recent case of NH International v National Insurance where the Privy Council ruled on the operation of certain


枢密院FIDIC 条項について判断
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 2 2015

今回のニュースレターでは先般NH International v National Insurance 事件で下された枢密院の判断について取り上げ ますこれはFIDICレッドブック にある幾つかの条項の作用に


Construction newsletter - (number 78)
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 31 2015

An employer cannot rely upon a contractor's failure to comply with a condition precedent for commencing arbitration, if the employer's action caused


イングランド最高裁判所違約罰条項と損害賠償予定額の 執行可能性について重要な判決を下す
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 29 2016

イングランド最高裁判所は先般の Cavendish Square Holding BV v Talal El Makdessi 事件 および ParkingEye Limited v Beavis 事件2015 UKSC 67判決においてイ