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Professional Duties (scope), Experts (parameters) & Attribution of Risk
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom
  • August 22 2017

The recent decision of (1) The Governors and Company of the Bank of Ireland, (2) Bank of Ireland (UK) plc -v- Watts Group plc 2017 EWHC 1667 (TCC


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


Contractor held liable for the risk of an incorrect standard as fitness for purpose prevails
  • Hugh James Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • August 21 2017

On 3 August 2017 the Supreme Court handed down its decision in the case of MT Højgaard AS (MTH) v E.ON Climate and Renewables UK and others (E.ON


Example calculations held contractually binding
  • TLT LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 21 2017

The Court of Appeal has held that the methodology of calculations set out under the heading “example” was binding, rather than merely illustrative


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


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