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Modern Slavery Act 2015 - Implications for the Construction Industry in the Middle East
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Middle East, United Kingdom
  • August 21 2017

Sometimes, legislation can have a wide reaching impact affecting operations in many different jurisdictions. The implications of the UK's Modern


Recovery of adjudication costs under the Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998
  • CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 21 2017

A TCC decision last week has ruled against the increasing practice of claiming for adjudication costs under the Late Payment of Commercial Debts


Dispute Resolution Update: The Governors and Company of the Bank of Ireland and another v Watts Group Plc 2017 EWHC 1667 (TCC)
  • Rosling King LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 18 2017

The borrower and proposed developer, Derwent Vale York Limited (“Derwent”), was a special purpose vehicle set up for the purposes of developing


Reports from the courts - AugSept 2017
  • Beale & Company
  • United Kingdom
  • August 18 2017

Our regular round up court cases of most interest to construction from Andrew Croft and Nadir Hasan of Beale & Company LLP includes a decision in


Two-stage tendering for developers: panacea or project management tool?
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 18 2017

In a thriving development market, developers are commonly faced with a shallower pool of main contractors to choose from if they wish to follow a


Protecting an owner’s investment in superyacht construction projects
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 17 2017

The process of designing and constructing a new superyacht is exhilarating, but it can also be a daunting one for the owner who is committing large


Avoid costly contractual mistakes - both in drafting and performance
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • August 16 2017

Two recent cases highlight the danger of failing to ensure that all the blanks are completed prior to execution of a contract or to perform a


High Court decision illustrates the need to be sure of your ground before terminating for repudiatory breach
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 16 2017

In a recent decision, the High Court found that a claimant's letter purporting to terminate a contract for the defendant's repudiatory breach could


Erith v Murphy: oral contracts and knowing who you are contracting with
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • August 15 2017

In Erith Holdings Limited v Murphy (2017 EWHC 1364 (TCC)) the High Court held that an oral contract for waste removal services had been entered into


The devil is in the detail: Supreme Court rules on fitness for purpose, overturning the Court of Appeal decision in MT Højgaard AS
  • Beale & Company
  • United Kingdom
  • August 15 2017

Contractor held to be in breach of contract for a fitness for purpose obligation which was to be determined by reference to a Technical