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Who's Suing Whom In The TCC In 2011?
Although the High Court may not yet be the domain of hashtags and the twitterati, the last two months have seen the publication of important reports which allow us to see what is "trending" in the world of litigation.
UK
26 Sep 2011
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Commercial Dispute Resolution Briefing, July 2011
In stark contrast to the decision by the UK Supreme Court last year not to enforce a French arbitration award granted against the Government of Pakistan, the French Court of Appeal recently ruled in favour of enforcing it.
UK
28 Jul 2011
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QS – Quality Surveyor?
If quantity surveyors (QSs) are expected to do "what it says on the tin", then their job is to survey quantities.
UK
9 Dec 2010
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Valuers – Round Two?
The UK is now out of recession and the new Government is promising stability and growth, but does that mean that surveyors and valuers and their professional indemnity insurers can breathe a sigh of relief?
UK
9 Dec 2010
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The Bribery Act 2010: Are Your Measures Adequate?
The Bribery Act 2010, which comes into force in April 2011, aims to provide an effective legal framework to address an issue which is an increasing problem, in both the public and private sector, at both a domestic and international level.
UK
8 Dec 2010
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Disputes And Double Dips?
We consider the current climate of the construction industry in the UK – and whether a downturn in new construction projects will cause an upsurge in disputes.
UK
8 Dec 2010
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Claims Exposures For Architects
We consider the potential claims that architects may be exposed to in the current economic climate.
UK
2 Nov 2009
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OFT Fines 103 Construction Companies For Breach Of Competition Law
On 22 September 2009, the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) brought its five year investigation into bid-rigging in the construction industry to a conclusion, imposing fines of £129.5 million on 103 contractors.
UK
2 Nov 2009
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Aggregation Of Construction Claims
The nature of a construction project gives rise to the possibility of numerous individual defects or losses arising which may be brought together in one or more claims.
UK
2 Nov 2009
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Commercial Purpose Beats Red Ink: Chartbrook Ltd v Persimmon Homes Ltd And Ors (2009)
Despite the apparently well established rule that when a court comes to construe a contract evidence of pre-contractual negotiations is inadmissible, commentators have suggested that the law in this area is in a state of flux.
UK
29 Jul 2009
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Predictions For 2009: What Construction Insurers Need To Know Now
2009 could see some major legislative changes which will impact upon construction professionals and their insurers. This briefing looks into the crystal ball, and sees what the year may hold...
UK
4 Feb 2009
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The Current Landscape For Construction Disputes
Following the Wembley Stadium litigation, in this article we examine the current trends in dispute resolution and consider the options available to construction professionals.
UK
12 Nov 2008
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BLG Construction and Property Professionals´ Briefing - Notification Under The Spotlight
Professionals engaged in the construction and property sectors will know that the landscape has been changing over the course of the last 18 months.
UK
12 Nov 2008
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BLG Construction And Property Professionals´ Briefing - When Things Are Not As They Seem...
Surveyors and other property professionals will already be very wary of the dangers which unscrupulous or dishonest property owners can pose.
UK
12 Nov 2008
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Current Trends In Construction Dispute Resolution
Arbitration, the darling of the ’90s, subsequently lost favour. Is it now making a comeback with the 100 day arbitration procedure, or the availability of experienced construction judges as arbitrators? The court back-log used to deter many, but the Civil Procedure Rules have undoubtedly streamlined the litigation process. The Technology and Construction Court has more capacity than ever.
UK
21 Nov 2006
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Property Professionals’ Liability Briefing - Duty Calls
The recent decision in The Football League Limited v edge ellison deals with the difficult question of the scope of duty, if any, which a professional owes beyond the express terms of the retainer.The court upheld the principles that there is no such thing as a general retainer and only in limited circumstances will a professional’s (here a solicitor) duties go beyond the express terms of his retainer.
UK
21 Nov 2006
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