Legal Team

NEC3: The Time Bar on Compensation for Contractors

Compensation events Provided the contractor is not at fault, compensation events give the contractor a right to a claim for compensation. The contractor may be compensated for the effect the event has on the Prices, the Completion Date, or a Key Date. The list of...

A Nod To Novation – Part Two

This is the second entry into my two- part series on Novation, where I look into some more must-know case law for anyone seeking to novate. When has a Novation taken place? An area of much dispute is whether or not the Novation actually took place. It is sometimes...

Ad Hoc Adjudication & How It Affects Residential Occupiers

For those of you who are familiar with adjudication procedure, you will know that pursuant to section 106 of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (the “Act”), adjudication will not apply to a construction contract which relates to operations on a...

Buying New Build Property Off-Plan

Buying New Build Property Off-Plan Buying off-plan means purchasing property that has not yet been built. The buyer is buying the property off a developer’s plan and specification of the property rather than after visiting and inspecting the property Steps in the...

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