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Sales activity on the Guernsey Open Market so far in 2021, is on course to top that of last year and the record high seen in 2006...
No-one can predict the future, and it is foolhardy to try, but after nearly two years of the strangest of times most of us can remember, conversations are taking place among those in the Guernsey construction and property sectors.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
On 21 September the Minister for Justice, Heather Humphreys TD, announced that the Cabinet had approved the drafting of a new law which would halt for now what would have been...
The legal issues to be considered by Surveyors when drafting and subsequently managing construction documents will reflect the risks associated with any particular project.
This is a Q&A guide to Construction Arbitration in Ireland.
The acquisition of immovable property in Malta by non-resident persons is regulated by Chapter 246 of the Laws of Malta, namely the Immovable Property (Aquisition by Non-Residents) Act...
In its judgement delivered on the 15 September 2021, in the names of Aurelio Tanti (the "Plaintiff") vs Chris D'Anastasi (the "Defendant"), the First Hall Civil Court (the "Court")...
The hosting of COP26 in Glasgow this year shines a spotlight on the UK in relation to sustainability performance, applying more pressure on organisations to demonstrate their green credentials...
The UK government's Hydrogen Strategy, published in August 2021, confirms that developing a thriving low carbon hydrogen sector in the UK is...
Particular issues may beset a sale of land between developer and Registered Provider but, by forecasting ahead, costs and delays can be avoided.
"... an adjudicator should think very carefully before ruling out a defence merely because there was no mention of it in the claiming party's notice of adjudication.
Previously known as ‘The Gateway to the World', for years people have visited Southampton to reach distant and exotic locations. As one of England's foremost commercial ports, ...
It is well known that disabled persons living in leasehold flats have faced significant challenges with regards to appropriate adaptations being made, or requests for such adaptations being refused,
In the recent decision of CC Construction Ltd v Mincione , the Technology and Construction Court (the TCC) considered various issues relating to the interpretation of standard Joint Contract Tribunal (JCT) wording.
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
In the case of Toppan Holdings Limited ("Toppan") and Abbey Healthcare (Mill Hill) Limited ("Abbey") v Simply Construct (UK) LLP ("Simply") the TCC held that a collateral warranty between Abbey and Simply was not a construction contract.
Mills & Reeve
What is RPDT? Residential Property Developer Tax (RPDT) is a new tax proposed to be levied against certain residential property developers on certain profits.
Mills & Reeve
The defendants, registered owners of unoccupied commercial property, had incorporated SPVs, and granted leases of the properties to them.
We examine how Toppan Holdings and Abbey Healthcare v Simply Construct has helped clarify when collateral warranties will be considered construction contracts for the purpose of adjudication.
Prior to the first lockdown the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards ("MEES") were a key priority for many property owners and occupiers.