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Supreme Court rewrites English law rule on penalties

United Kingdom - November 4 2015 In a judgment handed down this morning, the Supreme Court has in effect re-written the rule on penalties, saying that the underlying rationale of the…

Maura McIntosh

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, Ann Levin, Noe Minamikata, Jake Reynolds, Joanna Wilde

The Investment Dar v Blom – strategic attempt to counter summary judgment or wider implications for investors dealing with Islamic financial institutions?

United Kingdom - March 31 2010 The recent case of The Investment Dar Company KSCC ("TID") and Blom Developments Bank ("Blom") has caught the attention of the Islamic finance sector.

Leontine Brandt Corstius, Mark Hatcher, Nadim Khan, Stuart Paterson

A significant new case on the FIDIC form

United Kingdom - May 1 2014 Case law on the FIDIC form of contract has until now been sparse. However, the case of Obrascon Huarte Lain SA v. Attorney-General for Gibraltar…

Ann Levin, Mark Lloyd-Williams

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, Ann Levin