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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

Contract interpretation - 10 things you need to know
  • Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 2 2015

A common cause of disputes in EPC Contracts can be conflicting or ambiguous wording in the contract. The process of agreeing the terms of an EPC

Mistake and rectification of contracts: two recent cases
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • December 13 2010

Two recent cases have highlighted when the court will allow rectification of a contract following mistake

Gross negligence in construction contracts - law and practice
  • Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 2 2015

The starting point has remained the same for almost 200 years: the tort of gross negligence is not a concept that is recognised by English law

Exclusion clauses in commercial contracts: the contract is king
  • Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 29 2017

It is quite difficult to explain to a non-lawyer why the decision in Persimmon Homes Ltd and others v Ove Arup & Partners Ltd is important. After all

Court of Appeal decision casts doubt on principles requiring narrow interpretation of exclusion clauses
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 2 2017

The Court of Appeal has found that an exclusion clause in an engineering services contract was effective to exclude any liability on the part of the

Limitation and exclusion clauses in construction contracts
  • United Kingdom
  • April 25 2016

When negotiating construction contracts, including building contracts and professional consultant appointments, many parties will seek to exclude or

Projects & Construction Law Update - July 5, 2017 - Case Law Update
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 5 2017

Debates around the proper interplay of applications to lift suspension of a contract and applications for specific disclosure regularly recur in

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