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Construction Case Law Digest 2018/2019

United Kingdom - February 15 2019 Over the last 12 months, there have been a number of notable cases with significant implications for construction law and practice. As well as…

James Doe, Noe Minamikata, David Nitek, Jake Reynolds, Joanna Wilde

The prevention principle is not an overriding principle of law: express terms allocating risk of concurrent delay still prevail

United Kingdom - August 9 2018 The Court of Appeal judgment in North Midland Building Limited v Cyden Homes Limited [2018] EWCA Civ 1744, which was handed down last week, firmly…

James Doe, Nicholas Downing, David Nitek

Concurrent delay - the express terms prevail

United Kingdom - October 18 2017 The parties had contracted on the familiar JCT Design and Build form which provides for the contractor to receive such extension of time for a…

James Doe, Mark Lloyd-Williams, David Nitek

Contractor's design liability - primary role of output objective

United Kingdom - August 4 2017 On 3rd August 2017, the UK Supreme Court unanimously allowed the appeal in the case of E.ON v MT Hojgaard. The facts of the case and the decision of…

James Doe, Mark Lloyd-Williams, David Nitek

Inside Construction and Infra - Perspectives on global construction and infrastructure disputes

Australia, European Union, Global, United Kingdom - May 10 2017 The Herbert Smith Freehills Global Construction and Infrastructure Disputes Practice has published the inaugural issue of its new publication "Inside…

Lauren Claxon, James Doe, Dan Dragovic, Ante Golem, Jake Reynolds, Brad Strahorn, Robin Wood