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Construction firms are increasingly emboldened to take the government to court over its procurement decisions, but who’s to blame?
As electronic communication and documents become increasingly ubiquitous, procedures around disclosure have to be updated to keep up
Applying to build a sports stadium in an urban area can lead to a number of planning issues. But developers and contractors should point out the benefits it can bring to the community
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When you start a new business arrangement it is best to confirm the terms in writing. A recent spate of construction disputes show the risks involved in relying on oral contracts
The rule of ‘estoppel by convention’ is increasingly significant in disputes about payment or payless notices. So, what is it and what do the courts say about it?
Expert reports are not ‘expected or required’ in the new edition of the pre-action protocol for construction disputes. But construction claims have less chance of settling without them
Tidal power could revolutionise UK energy infrastructure. Here, the firm that advised on planning for Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay describes the challenges of that landmark scheme
A benefit of arbitration is that it stops details of a dispute becoming public. But, as a case involving a football manager shows, if you challenge the arbitration you lose that advantage
Contractors are expected to come back and repair any defects after completion of a scheme but if they refuse – or an employer does not ask them – who carries the cost?
The TCC is piloting a scheme to promote shorter trials. A recent case has shown the benefits it can deliver in reducing costs
A recent TCC case shows how the back and forth between contractor and employer around payment notices can descend into a parlour game