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Different methods of dispute resolution in construction disputes

United Kingdom - April 30 2016 The construction industry is regarded as one of the most conflict and dispute ridden industries, which has resulted in it being one of the most claim

Settlement agreements and construction contracts: the right to adjudicate

United Kingdom - June 28 2016 The right to adjudicate a dispute under a construction contract at any time is a powerful tool. Understandably, parties are reluctant to pursue a

Employer’s claims under FIDIC Conditions of Contract

United Kingdom - May 24 2016 The recent Technology and Construction Court decision in J Murphy & Sons Ltd -v- Beckton Energy Ltd 2016 EWHC 607 (TCC) provides a useful

Holiday pay cases: where are we now?

United Kingdom - April 30 2016 The Employment Tribunals continue to consider a number of cases concerning the inclusion of overtime and commission payments in holiday pay, as well

Mediation could end the Junior Doctors’ strikes

United Kingdom - May 12 2016 The dispute between the BMA Junior Doctors and the Government is one where mediation should be attempted asap. Were it a commercial dispute

Why Britain’s current semi-detachment from EU Competition principles could become complete post Brexit

European Union, United Kingdom - July 8 2016 Much of the speculative commentary on Brexit and its implications for competition law has adopted "a business as usual" analysis. It is said that we

Airbnb first-timer? Consider the legal implications first

United Kingdom - June 30 2016 Airbnb is a modern phenomenon. Its cultural impact has been to create an industry out of renting your own home to strangers on a short-term basis

“Brexit”: Potential implications of the vote to leave on dispute resolution in the UK

European Union, United Kingdom - June 30 2016 Suffice it to say it is not yet known what the precise mechanics for leaving will be or what model will then be adopted to govern the UK-EU

PSCs and confirmation statements: a corporate law formalities update

United Kingdom - June 30 2016 As of the 6th April 2016, there is a requirement to maintain a PSC register with a Company’s Statutory Books. From the 30th June, this information

Settlement agreements and construction contracts: the right to adjudicate

United Kingdom - June 28 2016 The right to adjudicate a dispute under a construction contract at any time is a powerful tool. Understandably, parties are reluctant to pursue a