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The Modern Slavery Act – making a statement in the construction industry

The Modern Slavery Act is an important step forward when addressing the problem of human trafficking and forced labour in the construction industry. 
05 May 2017

NEC3 contracts – how to maintain a Risk Register

Risk Registers are commonly misunderstood. We explain how to use and maintain a risk register in the administration of an NEC3 contract.
19 April 2017

Adjudication enforcement: administration is no escape route

In South Coast Construction Ltd v Iverson Road Ltd, the Technology and Construction Court found that an administration moratorium should not prevent enforcement.  
06 April 2017

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Burges Salmon helps Snowdonia Pumped Hydro secure development scheme

Planning and energy lawyers from Burges Salmon advised the company to secure development consent for a pumped hydro-electric storage scheme.
09 March 2017

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Groundbreaking research examines London's dominance as a location for corporate HQs

The report, sponsored by Burges Salmon, explores current themes such as Brexit, A.I and technology and examines what impact they will have on London's dominance as a HQ location.
08 March 2017

NEC3 compensation events: don't get caught out

In the third of the series of NEC3 articles we highlight important differences between the NEC3 approach to assessing compensation events and that of other standard forms of construction contract.
25 January 2017

Construction adjudication: "Everybody has won and all must have prizes"

Dispute Resolution Festive Forecast: the right to adjudicate construction disputes has now been enshrined in law for 20 years. What has changed? 
15 December 2016

Construction contract drafting in a post-Brexit world: price fluctuation clauses

In the second of the series we look at whether price fluctuation clauses help the parties cope with the cost uncertainty of Brexit.
30 November 2016

NEC3 contract notices: what to watch out for

In the second of the series of NEC3 articles we consider what you need to do to ensure notice is validly given under your contract.
29 November 2016

Construction and engineering Pre-Action Protocol – revised and revitalised

The second edition of the Pre-Action Protocol for construction and engineering disputes came into force on 14 November. It aims to create a more proportionate, quicker and cheaper process. 
29 November 2016

Insolvency in construction: a contract toolkit

While post-Brexit data indicates that the economy performed better than expected in the short term, it is always prudent to assess insolvency risk. Here's a reminder of your legal defences.
29 November 2016

Government's Air Quality Plan quashed – what are the implications for construction?

The High Court tells the government to move more quickly and take tougher measures to address poor air quality. What does this mean for construction projects?
29 November 2016
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