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Since the 1990s, Chile has been developing its infrastructure, but, as in many other Latin American countries, much is still lacking
Political stability and solid investment in infrastructure and renewable energy make Ethiopia an attractive proposition, but new entrants to the market should proceed with care
Richard Saxon, chair of the Joint Contracts Tribunal, speaks to Building legal columnist Francis Ho about new kinds of contracts, the competition, and where he thinks the industry is heading
The TCC pre-action protocol is due for review – but do solicitors working in construction law think it needs major change?
With the Calais crisis still a hot media topic, the government is on the warpath against construction companies employing illegal workers. But is the sector doing enough to make sure it doesn’t get caught out?
See which of our regular columnists featured in this year’s list of the great and the good in the UK legal trade
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
See which of the writers in our legal section appeared in this year’s Legal 500
A Caribbean case - marked by carelessness and potential illegality - highlights how horribly wrong a construction project can go. It also shows the specialist expertise of the TCC
If contracting parties fail to agree a key term, making the contract unenforceable, can the courts imply a term to make their incomplete bargain into a binding contract?
Procurement processes leave losers as well as winners. What happens if a firm chooses to challenge the decision?
Collaboration is the watchword under new forms of professional services contract- in fact, it’s now obligatory
Does an adjudication enforcement trump an insolvency moratorium? A recent case in the TCC has provided clear guidance on the issue
Cash is king and nowhere is this truer than construction. Contractors should take steps to guarantee payment or be prepared to face the consequences
Contractual limitation of liability and whether such clauses say what they are intended to mean is an issue regularly aired in court
A collapsed tunnel on a hydroelectric scheme left the contractor and employer in dispute about who should pay to have it rectified. So where does liability lie?