Victoria Peckett

Victoria Peckett

Victoria Peckett is partner in, and co-head of the construction and engineering team at, CMS UK

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    Legal: A dangerous clause

    2018-06-22T06:00:00

    Victoria Peckett considers whether termination-at-will clauses provide a get-out-of-jail-free card

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    Legal - Backwards or forwards?

    2018-03-01T06:30:00

    Victoria Peckett considers the relative merits of prospective and retrospective delay analysis, in the light of recent court rulings

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    Legal blog: On demand or on default?

    2017-11-09T06:00:00

    Victoria Peckett explains how to distinguish between a payment guarantee that applies only in the event of a default and one that can be invoked on demand

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    Recovery position

    2017-07-14T06:00:00

    A recent case involving a vessel running aground has led to a significant decision regarding recovering damages after an insurance claim

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    … and a hard place: Contractor termination

    2008-12-05T00:00:00

    In the last of our series on how the credit crunch is affecting construction firms, we look at how to minimise the damage from terminating a contractor’s engagement

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    Contractors' insolvency: Clean break

    2008-11-07T00:00:00

    If your contractor becomes insolvent, you may need to terminate its engagement and finish the job some other way. But how do you make sure it doesn’t get messy?