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Liquidated damages in energy projects

Singapore, United Kingdom - January 10 2019 In a noteworthy decision to participants in the energy industry, the High Court of England & Wales examined what constitutes a valid liquidated…

Julian Bailey, Alice McDonnell, Paddy Mohen, Michael Turrini

Allocation of Risk in Construction Contracts - 2018 Update

United Kingdom - December 14 2018 'Risk', in a project delivery context, can be defined as 'an uncertain event or set of circumstances that, should it occur, will have an effect on…

Anthony P. Lavers, Ellis Baker

Good Faith and Contract Renegotiation

Canada - November 20 2018 Long-term contracts are made in political and economic circumstances that can change significantly over the life of the contract. If circumstances do…

Julian Bailey, Michael Turrini

Strike-it unlucky: negligence liability for damage affecting services

Australia, Singapore - September 21 2018 It is all-too-common for a contractor or a subcontractor, whilst excavating, to strike an underground service such as a power cable or a water pipe…

Julian Bailey, Karim Mariey, Alice McDonnell, Michael Turrini

Particularly onerous or unusual contract terms: parties have wide freedom to agree

United Kingdom - July 11 2018 In Goodlife Foods Limited v Hall Fire Protection Limited [2018] EWCA Civ 1371 the English Court of Appeal held that a "stringent" limitation of…

Julian Bailey, Ralph Goodchild, Michael Turrini