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Regeneration - regenerating communities

United Kingdom - September 5 2014 Regeneration schemes are part of the continuing cycle of development and renewal of derelict sites, rundown housing and former centres of industry...

Caroline May, Lindsay Morgan, David Sinclair, Wasim Khan, Dan Wagerfield.


Adjudication: dispute resolution provisions in GC Works1

United Kingdom - May 25 2010 In the following case, the court considered the meaning of the dispute resolution clause in the GC Works1 Form of Contract; and the use of Part 8 proceedings during an adjudication to seek a declaration that the adjudicator had no jurisdiction to hear the dispute....

Steve Abraham, Christopher Hill.


Adjudication and the scheme of construction contracts

United Kingdom - May 25 2010 In the following case the court had to consider the effect of so-called "Tolent clauses" and also whether a contractual interest rate constituted a substantial remedy within the meaning of the Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998 (Late Payment Act)....

Steve Abraham, Christopher Hill.


Frustration, breach of contract and repudiation

United Kingdom - May 25 2010 In the following case, which was bought before the courts by way of a summary application for judgement, the court had to consider whether the contract between the parties was frustrated so that performance become impossible or whether in fact one or other of the parties had wrongfully repudiated the contract....

Steve Abraham, Christopher Hill.


Suspension and repudiation

United Kingdom - May 25 2010 In the following case, the court had to consider whether a contractor's wrongful suspension constituted a repudiation of the contract, and whether a contractor could be excused from its liability for defects if the contract administrator failed to require the contractor to remedy defects which should have been apparent on attendance at site....

Steve Abraham, Christopher Hill.