Performance bonds are a common feature of construction projects. They provide assurance to employers that contractors will meet their ...
The General Scheme of the Housing and Planning and Development Bill 2019 (the "Bill") was released for public consultation on 9 December 2019.
Fenwick Elliott LLP
This article discusses the steps to enforcement and some of the published decisions from the High Court of Justice in Northern Ireland.
DAC Beachcroft LLP
The Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2019 ("The Act") was signed into law earlier this year and has introduced a number of significant changes to the existing regulation of residential
In this fifth article in our adjudication series, we look at the experience in Ireland so far. This is timely given that it's now just over three years since statutory adjudication for payment dispute
Following lobbying by the commercial property sector and the Law Society, the Department has confirmed that the Local Government Rates and Other Matters Act 2019 ...
So far in this series, we have touched on the nature and scope of the adjudication process introduced by the Construction Contracts Act 2013 (the "Act").
Ronan Daly Jermyn
FINOLA MCCARTHY, Partner, Ronan Daly Jermyn, examines alternative means to retention of
providing protection for clients, and questions what real value retention brings to projects.
In last week's adjudication article we looked at the right to refer a dispute to statutory adjudication from the perspective of whether a contract is covered by the statutory scheme
The Residential Tenancies Board ("RTB") (formerly PRTB) was established back in 2004 by the Residential Tenancies Act 2004. Since 2015 in particular
Potential developers, investors, funders and public and private student accommodation providers should be aware of the significant changes to residential landlord and tenant law effected by two recent Acts.
Is your jurisdiction primarily a common law, civil law, customary law or theocratic law jurisdiction?
With the rise of Airbnb, the planning status of short term lettings has been under the spotlight in the last number of years.
The Act was signed into law on 24 May 2019 after a request for early signature was made to the President.
In this chapter, Diarmuid Mawe and Craig Kenny analyse the real estate market in Ireland and provide legal commentary on the key issues for businesses involved in the real estate sector.
For a long time, the Irish have had a deep-rooted need to own their homes, unlike our neighbours in many parts of Europe.
Does your contract say what you think? When and how can you enforce under a performance bond? How do you manage the Brexit minefield? These are some of the hot topics crossing the desks of the construction team at Arthur Cox.
It has been a busy two weeks on the legislation front for the private rented sector with the designation of new rent pressure zones and the Minister's statement on the Government's
Two high profile decisions from local Irish planning authorities and An Bord Pleanala (The Planning Board) in relation to the permitted use
of properties highlight the importance of completing planning due diligence prior to entering into a lease agreement.
Over the last weeks we have looked at the new regime for statutory adjudication in the construction sector in Ireland from a range of perspectives. In this final article we look at what's happening...