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Is domestic arbitration set for a resurgence?

Domestic arbitration has been overtaken by adjudication and the efficiency of the TCC. With uncertainty over Brexit and the increased cost of litigation is arbitration set for resurgence?
28 September 2016

JCT 2016 Edition: what does the Minor Works Contract tell us about what's in store?

The remaining tranches of the JCT 2016 Edition seem likely to be published in short order. We review the Minor Works suite and highlight key themes which look set to run throughout.
28 September 2016

NEC3 Activity Schedules: get them right or suffer the pain

Activity Schedules under the NEC3 forms of contract – there's more to them than meets the eye. A failure to understand their subtleties can lead to confusion and serious cash flow implications.
28 September 2016

Costs in adjudication: can you recover using the Late Payment Act?

Does the Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998 provide a way of claiming costs in adjudication? The recent case of Lulu v Mulalley has reignited debate.
28 September 2016

The Project Bank Account: permanent fixture or passing trend?

During economic uncertainty, the construction industry (and government) often looks for ways to alleviate common payment problems on projects. Are Project Bank Accounts part of the answer?
28 September 2016

Does the Thames Tideway Tunnel show the way for post-Brexit infrastructure funding?

Brexit raised concerns about the future funding of infrastructure. We consider whether the innovative Thames Tideway Tunnel funding model shows the way for the delivery of other projects.
28 September 2016

Construction contract drafting in a post-Brexit world: change of law clauses

Brexit sent shockwaves through the construction sector. Now the dust has settled we look at how change of law clauses may be drafted and negotiated differently.
28 September 2016

Public procurement: when is a development agreement not a public works contract?

A review of R (Faraday Development Ltd) v West Berkshire Council and another which offers guidance on how development agreements can be structured to fall outside the scope of public procurement law.
22 September 2016

Battery storage: how recycling and waste legislation may affect projects

Those involved in battery storage technologies should not overlook the lifetime costs and responsibilities of battery producer responsibility, recycling and waste law.
01 September 2016

Publication

The Queens Speech ; Implications for Planning, Energy and Housing

The Queen’s Speech details legislation to be introduced by the Government over the next 12 months. This briefing provides a summary of the proposals and implications for planning, energy and housing.
03 June 2015

Publication

Wind&WaveCONNECT - March 2015

Knowledge sharing is generally promoted as something that should be common practice within the renewables sector.  In this article, Chris Morris considers if this is always the case?
29 May 2015

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HS2: compensation for owner-occupiers

This briefing summarises the different compensation schemes that are available to compensate owner-occupiers affected by the construction of the Phase 1 HS2 route (London to Birmingham).

19 January 2015
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