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Auto-signed and delivered - when sending an email creates a contract

United Kingdom - October 2 2019 In a recent case (Neocleous v Rees), the High Court said that a lawyer had concluded a contract for the sale of land on behalf of his client by…

Dominic Sedghi, Richard Burrows.

Construction Act is off to Canada

Canada, United Kingdom - September 15 2017 Adjudication and prompt payment are being introduced in Ontario, Canada, for the first time. We may be used to them, but how will the Canadian…

Doug Wass.

The debate on off-site manufacturing is heating up

United Kingdom - August 23 2018 Last month, I commented on the House of Lords Science and Technology Select Committee report on off-site manufacturing and, in particular, on the fact…

Practical completion - easier to recognise than define

United Kingdom - October 21 2019 Practical completion is a significant landmark for any construction project, not only in terms of a build programme, but also as a trigger for a…

Tom Parsons.

Don’t over budget for the costs of litigation – the courts continue their robust approach to costs management

United Kingdom - July 29 2015 Mr Justice Stuart-Smith has recently made a costs management decision in the Technology and Construction Court which demonstrates the extent to which…

Doug Wass.