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The Court of Appeal allowed a defendant to recover costs on the indemnity basis in circumstances where reasonable claimants should have concluded that their claims were so speculative or weak that…Read more
Mears Limited v Costplan Services (South East) Limited and Others  EWCA Civ 502 – the Court of Appeal considers the issue of practical completion for the first time in 50 years.
The case concerns a dispute that arose from the development of two blocks of student accommodation at Notte Street in Plymouth ("the Development").Read more
Challenges to Adjudication enforcement applications are rarely successful. Whether or not the Adjudicator's decision is right or wrong is not a matter for the Court to determine. The recent case of…Read more
In October 2017 we reported on the well-publicised Supreme Court’s decision in MT Højgaard v E.ON ("Højgaard") which held that a fitness for purpose obligation required the contractor to achieve a…Read more
The new generation of the NEC suite of documents is here. Published on 22 June 2017, and 12 years since the NEC3 suite was launched, Hannah Newman considers the key changes and implications of the…Read more
All manner of contracts contain clauses to the effect that the contract in question represents the entirety of the terms agreed by the parties. Such clauses are often supplemented by clauses which…Read more
Architects need to be cautious about the potential for risks arising from the increasingly common use of non-disclosure agreements, writes Mark KlimtRead more