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23 February 2023

Passing on the blame for defective buildings

Who can be held responsible for defects in buildings which give rise to a risk to personal safety? Such claims...

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16 February 2023

Construction firm director given suspended sentence and companies fined following death by crushing

Tawanda Chamwandayita from Edgbaston, Birmingham suffered fatal crush injuries when units of glass fell on top of him while unloading...

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10 January 2023

Adjudication of construction disputes – an overview

As reported separately in our team newsletter by Andrew James, along with references to the court, adjudication of construction contract...

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5 January 2023

The Big Change – The Building Safety Act 2022

Over the past 12 months we have been reporting on the Building Safety Act 2022 which was enacted in April…

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4 January 2023

Construction adjudication – latest trends

Adjudication has established itself as the primary method of resolving construction disputes, and 2023 will mark the 25th anniversary of…

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29 December 2022

Terminating a building contract: a narrow escape

Thomas Barnes & Sons plc (in administration) v Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council [2022] EWHC 2598 (TCC) Introduction Terminating a…

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22 December 2022

Hirst & Another v Dunbar & Others [2022] EWHC 41 (TCC)

A recent TCC case examined the interaction of Construction Act payment provisions and statutory time limits, two areas that are...

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11 October 2022

Contractor insolvency: what should you be looking out for?

The construction press has recently been full of concerns regarding the risk of contractor insolvency. With current general economic uncertainty ...

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10 October 2022

Construction and the drive to Net Zero

The New Engineering Contract (NEC) is the Government’s preferred form of construction and engineering contract for major works.  It is...

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22 August 2022

Green belt exceptions – Does an extension to a building need to be attached to an existing building?

The National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) provides that new buildings in Green Belt are inappropriate developments which should not be...

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