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Discrepancies clauses and duties to warn under the JCT / SBCC form

United Kingdom - March 22 2018 The Scottish Court of Session has recently considered the extent to which a duty to warn can arise under the discrepancies clause in an SBCC Design…

Mark Kirke

Key legal issues for construction contractors in 2019

United Kingdom - January 14 2019 With the beginning of a new year, we’ve prepared a one page-summary of key legal issues likely to affect construction contractors in 2019. From VAT to…

Shona Frame, Eric Johnstone

Escrow arrangements for construction contracts: new standard form released

United Kingdom - June 29 2018 The recent insolvencies in the construction industry are a sharp reminder that "cashflow is the lifeblood of the construction industry" (Lord Denning…

Davinia Cowden

Court proceedings in breach of NEC mandatory adjudication provisions: stay or dismissal?

United Kingdom - December 3 2021 A recent decision of the Scottish Court of Session has considered whether court proceedings could validly be raised before the dispute under an NEC…

Shona Frame

International Mediation Update: The Singapore Convention in force on 12 September 2020

Global, Singapore, United Kingdom - September 11 2020 The United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation (known as the "Singapore Convention") comes into force…

Jane Fender-Allison, Asya Jamaludin