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Project lifecycles are often dictated by an end date. The procurement of a project has many stages, some of which may not always go to plan. This often results in condensing of the construction programme leading to an urgency to get the contract negotiations complete. In addition, construction contracts can be incredibly complex. It can […]

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So When Do I Get Paid?

I was reviewing a contract which reminded me of the issues that arose in the case of Rochford Construction Ltd v Kilhan Construction Ltd. The case highlighted the importance of having clear and unambiguous payment provisions. These provisions must comply with the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act (the Act). The contract I was reviewing […]

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Dispute Resolution in 2020 & Beyond

We recently hosted an event looking at proving and resolving construction disputes. Carlo Taczalski of Crown Office Chambers and Sam Bawden of Holmes & Hills solicitors joined Edward Carolan for a discussion with Annie Clift chairing the discussion on dispute resolution in 2020 and beyond. You can watch the recording, or read the review below: […]

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So you’ve been delayed? How do you prove it wasn’t your fault?

Delayed projects are likely to be a significant feature of the coming months, as productivity reduces or changes as a result of COVID-19. But how do you go about evidencing and proving delay? The original cause of a delay or disruption may well be the pandemic. Yet many may be surprised to find that will […]

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Round Table – What Next for Construction Tech Adoption?

Construction Technology Adoption – Where Are We Going? A few weeks ago, as COVID-19 was just becoming a part of our lives, we hosted a round table discussion hosted by Denise Chevin of BIM+. The event looked at how tech might be more easily adopted, what legal issues are out there and the implications for […]

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COVID-19: Managing Your Risks

“We live in uncertain times” is a phrase that is often overused. However, it has never been truer than during the Coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic currently sweeping the globe.  Moreover, it is certainly true of the construction industry, where uncertainty is part of the industry’s fabric. Safety of life can never be compromised under any […]

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Construction Predictions for 2020

We’ve just been looking back at some of the construction industry predictions from 2018. If you were to read through them, you’d think the country had been distracted by something else. Very little has changed! However, here is a little look back and a look ahead to 2020 based on the views of some experts… […]

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Records, BIM, Disputes and How Technology Can Help

Edward spoke alongside Ari Isaacs of ShapeDo and Casey Rutland of Royal Haskoning / the UK BIM Alliance on the subject of how records and technology can help to minimise the risk of escalating construction costs and subsequent disputes. The recording of the event is available to watch on the CIOB’s ‘Academy’ website as part […]

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    Letters of Intent

    Letters of Intent

    Project lifecycles are often dictated by an end date. The procurement of a project has many...

    22 Mar 2021
    So When Do I Get Paid?

    So When Do I Get Paid?

    I was reviewing a contract which reminded me of the issues that arose in the case...

    3 Dec 2020

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