Ted Lowery

Case in focus: Insolvency

2018-06-14T10:15:00+01:00By Ted Lowery

Could the decision in a second adjudication be relied upon to defeat a petition to wind up an employer for failing to pay the sum awarded in an earlier adjudication?

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Legal: Taking the long view


Ian Yule looks at how the courts have interpreted clauses on good faith and co-operation in long-term maintenance contracts like PFI

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GDPR: The 12 step approach


Tony Bingham explains the ins and outs of GDPR compliance, and how to make sure you don’t fall foul of the new data rules

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Legal: Speaking doesn't make it so

2018-06-12T06:00:00+01:00By Hamish Lal

A new and momentous Supreme Court ruling makes ‘NOM’ clauses banning oral modification far more effective

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Legal: The benefits of escrow


John Hughes D’Aeth explains the protections offered to main contractors by a different kind of model form – the City of London Law Society’s newly published escrow agreement

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Legal: Damages on account


Kieran Binnie explains how interim payment applications can be used to recover damages in advance

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Legal: Cyber security: the new data rules


Andrew Wood of Taylor Wessing’s construction team explains why no one can afford to ignore the new data protection regulation rules that come into force today

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Legal: Have you got it covered?


Subcontractors should beware of disqualifying themselves from being covered by the contractor’s project insurance

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Case in Focus: Settling in the water

2018-05-24T14:30:00+01:00By Ted Lowery

Had the parties to a shipbuilding contract achieved a binding settlement?

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Legal: Careless talk can cost cases


Robert Akenhead highlights the dangers of a private conversation between one party in a case and the judge, arbitrator or adjudicator

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