Welcome to our spring edition of the UK Construction Briefing, in which we highlight issues affecting UK construction businesses.
If you would like more information on any of the issues raised below, please contact one of the team listed under Key Contacts.
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UK construction contracts and procurement
- UK construction contracts news round-up
- Commentaries on recent cases
- Practical completion: construction law's elephant (easier to recognise than describe) (Mears Ltd v. Costplan Services (South East) Ltd and others)
- Prevention principle and expressly agreed terms (North Midland Building Ltd v. Cyden Homes Ltd)
High Court holds that Brexit does not amount to frustration of a
lease (Canary Wharf Limited v. European Medicines
(Note: since this article was written, the EMA has launched an appeal of the High Court decision.)
- Round-up of news on payment policies: UK construction focus
- Contract procedure matters: serve those notices to protect your payment position
- Use of project bank accounts set to rise on UK projects
Resolving UK construction disputes
- Round-up of litigation and ADR procedure news for in-house lawyers (construction focus)
- No 'right' way to arbitrate
- ADR liaison forum proposed
- Adjudication procedure: case reviews
- Grove confirmed as established approach to starting true value adjudications (M Davenport Builders Ltd v. Greer and another)
- Is new legislation needed for adjudication?
- Legal issues for those running UK construction businesses (March 2019)
- Negotiations about how the UK exits the EU continue. To read more about the issues, visit our Brexit portal here.
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