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Termination and post-termination rights

December 10 2012 Earlier in this series, we examined issues arising out of pre-contractual negotiations as well as governance and change control mechanisms.

Managing multiple contractors on refurbishment projects

December 4 2012 This blog is the second in a series which Constructive is running on refurbishment projects.

Multi-tier and unilateral arbitration clauses

January 23 2013 In Part 4 of our Technology and Outsourcing Hot Spots Series, we considered how a properly drafted dispute resolution clause can give parties an…

Directors' powers and shareholders' rights: getting the balance right

November 15 2012 When setting up a company (whether a joint venture or a wholly owned subsidiary) it will be important to tie down the matters to be decided by the board and the matters to be reserved for shareholder approval. 

Jivraj v Hashwani: an update

November 14 2012 Our colleague, Ned Beale, based in our London office recently published an article in The Guardian about the aftermath of the case of Jivraj v Hashwani [2011] UKSC 40.

United Kingdom

April 27 2016 The Trademarks Act 1994 sets out the law on infringement of UK registered trademarks, providing civil remedies as well as criminal penalties in some…

A digital single market for telecoms: ambitious reform – agree or disagree?

June 10 2015 It has been more than 18 months since the European Commission first adopted a new package of measures intended to complete the telecoms single market…

Window of opportunity: office to residential conversions

March 14 2014 On 30 May 2013, the Government introduced a new Permitted Development Rights Order ("the Order")* The polemic surrounding the Order's relaxation of…

In rare form: a decade of the JCT Major Project Construction Contract

March 12 2014 Almost 11 years have passed since the JCT published its innovative Major Project Form 2003, now the Major Project Construction Contract 2011 (MP)…

Arbitration anyone?

March 7 2014 In Constructive's final blog from the 2014 Construction Law Conference, we provide an overview of Andrew Aglionby's speech about on arbitration…