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Going back in time? Updates to the Building Safety Bill

United Kingdom - January 13 2022 What do you remember from 1992? The European Union was founded, the Danish mens' football team won Euro '92 and Bill Clinton was elected President of…

Eric Johnstone

New plans for unsafe cladding - a problem solved, or only in part?

European Union, United Kingdom - January 11 2022 When the UK Government initially announced its plans to tackle the 'unsafe cladding' issue with its £5.1bn Building Safety Fund (BSF), a sizable…

Eric Johnstone

Wave goodbye to your retention?

United Kingdom - November 1 2021 That's exactly what will happen if cross-bench peer Lord Aberdare is successful in steering his Construction (Retentions Abolition) Bill (the "CRA…

Eric Johnstone

You've got to have (Good) Faith

United Kingdom - October 20 2021 Around this time last year, I produced an article on the first instance decision on the case of Van Oord UK Limited v Dragados UK Limited [2020] CSOH…

Eric Johnstone

Plan for the future - changes in the management of high-rise buildings

United Kingdom - September 13 2021 As we have previously discussed, the Building Safety Bill ("BSB") was introduced to Parliament on 5 July 2021. In that earlier article, we looked at…

Eric Johnstone