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When will a wrongful suspension amount to a repudiatory breach of contract?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 23 2010

In the recent case of Mayhaven v DAB, the English High Court had to consider whether a contractor's wrongful suspension of its works would, as a matter of principle, amount to a repudiatory breach of contract entitling the employer to terminate the contract and sue for damages


The City Inn decision a common sense approach to concurrent delays?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 30 2010

On 22 July, the Scottish Inner House (appeal court) in City Inn v Shepherd Construction handed down a significant judgment on an important issue relating to the assessment of concurrent delays in awarding extensions of time


Concurrent delay an update
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 29 2011

Delay is, of course, a common problem on construction projects worldwide


Recovering losses incurred in settlement of a third party claim
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 30 2011

Under the usual principles of causation, in order to be successful in its claim before a court or tribunal, the claimant has to demonstrate that there has been a breach of contract and that that breach caused the claimant loss andor damage, and has to prove the quantification of that loss


Direct or indirect loss?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 30 2011

Construction contracts often contain a provision excluding liability for indirect and consequential loss, but the distinction between direct loss and indirectconsequential loss can be a confusing one


Recovering wasted management costs
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 29 2012

Significant management costs can be incurred when one party is required to reorganize internal resources or divert staff from their usual activities in order to investigate, manage and mitigate the effects of the other party's breach of contract


Privy Council rules on FIDIC clauses
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 2 2015

In this newsletter we report on the recent case of NH International v National Insurance where the Privy Council ruled on the operation of certain


枢密院FIDIC 条項について判断
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 2 2015

今回のニュースレターでは先般NH International v National Insurance 事件で下された枢密院の判断について取り上げ ますこれはFIDICレッドブック にある幾つかの条項の作用に


Construction newsletter - (number 78)
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 31 2015

An employer cannot rely upon a contractor's failure to comply with a condition precedent for commencing arbitration, if the employer's action caused


Construction of inconsistent contract documents
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 30 2015

A construction contract typically comprises a set of contract conditions which are accompanied by technical documents such as the employer's