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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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Frustration and Material Adverse Change - The Secret to Avoiding Contracts in Troubled Times?
When economic conditions deteriorate, some parties inevitably find compliance with their contractual commitments more difficult. But can a party avoid its obligations on the basis that performance has become more expensive or onerous as a result of the economic climate?
UK
21 Apr 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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Lender Claims: Back To The Future?
The present recession and property downturn sees the return of 1990s' conditions for lender claims. Those of us who were in the front line for the professionals have the benefit of the lessons we then learned, but equally face new challenges in dealing with the anticipated new onslaught.
UK
14 Jul 2009
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Non-Disclosure Arguments For Construction Insurers? Consider Laker Vent First
The Court of Appeal's decision in Laker Vent was handed down on 11 February 2009.
UK
24 Mar 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
12
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
13
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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Energy Efficiency In Buildings
The Government has recently introduced regulations to implement the 2004 Energy Performance of Buildings Directive.
UK
22 May 2008
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Be Wary Of Guarantees
In the current market, investment landlords will be doing all they can to ensure that potential tenants have full and sufficient covenant strength, as well as vetting proposed assignees and sub-tenants. We are likely to see heads of terms containing belts, braces and more.
UK
20 May 2008
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Directors Beware
The 2007 case of "Anderson Antiques (UK) Ltd v Anderson Wharf (Hull) Ltd & another centred" upon a development site in Kingston-Upon-Hull owned by Anderson Antiques (UK) Ltd ("Antiques"). Anderson Wharf (Hull) Ltd ("Wharf") was a single purpose vehicle set up to acquire Antiques' land. Its sole director and shareholder was Philip Akrill, the second defendant.
UK
20 May 2008
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The Trouble With Leases...
A number of recent surveys have found that around 45 per cent of claims against solicitors arise out of property work.
UK
25 Feb 2008
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Property Professionals’ Liability Briefing -Case Summaries
In Vision Golf Ltd v Weightmans (2005) the court was not prepared to let the defendant solicitors firm escape the consequences of its wrongdoing by blaming the errors of the firm who was retained by the claimant at a later date.
UK
28 Nov 2006
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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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