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 blog: On demand or on default?


    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


    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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    Contractors' insolvency: Clean break


    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?

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    … and a hard place: Contractor termination


    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