Our collective thoughts

Posted June 18, 2018 | Published in Dispute resolution

In a follow up to a previous blog, Andrew Weston reviews the issues that arose in Cleveland Bridge UK Limited v Sarens (UK) Limited, providing further useful clarification on the impact of cost budgets. 

Posted April 23, 2018 | Published in General

Jonathan More reviews a recent Scottish case involving two separate adjudications, started simultaneously, against different parties relating to the same project.

Posted March 24, 2018 | Published in General

Jonathan More's latest blog glosses over Scotland's Calcutta Cup success and focuses on how the construction industry might be missing a trick in claiming money from HMRC for just doing its job: solving problems.

Posted March 1, 2018 | Published in Dispute resolution

Andrew Weston queries whether it really is the end of “smash and grab” adjudications in light of the Hon. Mr Justice Coulson judgment in Grove Developments Limited v S&T (UK) Limited earlier this week.

Posted February 26, 2018 | Published in Contracts & documentation

The Dubai International Arbitration Centre ("DIAC") recently announced that they will be replacing their existing 2007 arbitration rules. In his latest blog Robbie McCrea reviews the "Proposed 2018 Rules".

Posted January 26, 2018 | Published in General

Andrew Davies reflects on some of the construction issues that have arisen in 2017 and considers the topics that will be of significance in the coming year.

Posted December 21, 2017 | Published in Contracts & documentation

Robbie McCrea’s latest blog looks at the Five Golden Principles identified as fundamental to the new FIDIC Contract.