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Disputed debts under construction contracts and the inappropriate use of winding-up petitions
  • Bond Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 12 2017

The High Court's recent judgment in Breyer Group Plc v RBK Engineering Limited 2017 EWHC 1206 provides a timely reminder for parties to construction


When does a professional providing gratuitous services owe a duty of care?
  • Deacons
  • United Kingdom
  • September 12 2017

In June 2016, we reported on the first instance decision of England’s Technology and Construction Court in Lejonvarn v Burgess, 2016 EWHC 40 (TCC


That is certain which can be rendered certain
  • Allen & Overy LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 8 2017

In Vinci Construction v Beumer the High Court confirmed its reluctance to find contractual terms void for uncertainty. Vinci was engaged to carry out


Foul result for a contractor who failed to persuade the court of its entitlement to sue
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 24 2017

Cruden Building & Renewables Limited was contracted by Glasgow Housing Association to carry out building works at a site in Toryglen


The courts will not look at exclusion clauses "determined to cut them down"
  • TLT LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 21 2017

A recent case has held that an exclusion clause was sufficiently broad to exclude liability for negligence. In Persimmon Homes Ltd and others v Ove


Good faith dealt another blow
  • TLT LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 21 2017

In the case of Ilkerler Otomotiv Sanayai ve Ticaret Anonim Sirketi and another v Perkins Engines Co Ltd 2017 EWCA Civ 183, the court upheld a


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


Contract termination: terminating under the contract vs terminating at common law
  • White & Case LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 3 2017

Contract terminations are often loaded with legal risk, and therefore parties often rely upon as many grounds as possible to justify a termination. A


Commercial Contracts Bulletin - July 2017
  • CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 17 2017

In Goodlife Foods Ltd v Hall Fire Protection Ltd 2017 EWHC 767, the Technology and Construction Court (“TCC”) has rejected an attempt to challenge a


Ensure that defined terms are used consistently; ambiguity can be costly
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • July 11 2017

Defined terms can greatly simplify contract wording but equally, if used inconsistently, such terms can lead to ambiguity and the risk of costly