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What should you do when faced with a compulsory purchase order?

The threat of compulsory purchase can be very unsettling but there are steps individuals, companies and institutional landowners can take to prepare for a compulsory purchase order (CPO).
28 February 2018

Data is infrastructure: how is data transforming UK construction and infrastructure?

The National Infrastructure Commission and Constructing Excellence recently considered the transformative use of data in infrastructure. We anticipate some of the likely legal challenges.
01 February 2018

'Connecting people: a strategic vision for rail' – DfT’s rail policy

Ian Tucker and Rupert Lugg in our Rail team consider three key changes in DfT’s latest report on the rail industry.
06 December 2017

Autumn Budget 2017: what are the implications for planning and CPO?

We consider the potential impacts of the autumn budget for planning and development, including measures related to housing, the community infrastructure levy and further reform of the planning system.
24 November 2017

Trade and customs impacts at ports post-Brexit

Changes to customs requirements and checks post-Brexit may impact ports and surrounding infrastructure. The Home Affairs Committee has advised government to put contingency plans in place.
24 November 2017

Reducing heat emissions: opportunities for businesses

Heat emissions are a key area of focus in the government’s much-awaited Clean Growth Strategy. We consider the key opportunities for businesses in this sector.
13 November 2017

How to mitigate risk for large-scale infrastructure projects

Large-scale infrastructure projects present huge procurement challenges. Contracting parties can mitigate risk through careful contract drafting and negotiations.
12 October 2017

Construction disputes in complex projects: getting your dispute resolution procedure right

Complex projects raise a number of difficulties when it comes to dispute resolution. What are the key considerations and how can you best address these in your dispute resolution procedure?
28 September 2017

Battery storage: getting your construction and operation contracts right

Battery storage projects typically have multiple revenue streams and revenue contracts. We explore the challenges for parties looking to build, operate and finance battery storage projects.
05 September 2017

Technology in construction and infrastructure projects – future and current innovations

Technology in construction – how UK infrastructure is embracing the challenges of new and innovative technologies.
02 August 2017

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Perspectives on infrastructure: How can we improve the delivery of UK infrastructure?

Views from industry leaders and key decision makers on the challenges facing the infrastructure sector.
13 June 2017

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
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