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...

Concurrent Delay

In this blog Conor Ahern looks at the topic of concurrent delay and the position following the case of North Midland Building Ltd -v- Cyden Homes Ltd [2017] EWHC 2414 (TCC) . This is his first blog post in an area where he has experience acting on behalf of both...

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Notice Periods

Over the course of the last few weeks, one of the areas that has particularly struck me is the importance that is attached to complying with certain rules and regulations concerning notice periods. Indeed, there are detailed rules outlining the period of notice that...

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