Contracts and professional appointments
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- International construction contracts
- Professional appointments and liabilities
Electronic working in the TCC: is the ball in our court now?
Jennifer Varley, associate, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
"...the brave new electronic world is here to stay. The new system is a far cry from the first e-working scheme and if we are not already using it, we should be."
The "menace that lies behind any threat to adjudicate" and section 106
Matt Molloy, director, MCMS Ltd
"Gotch v Enelco Ltd was a feisty judgment from Edwards-Stuart J, one I'm sure that lends itself to being blogged about and oft quoted."
Avoiding a blind alley: proving causation in an uncertain world
David Pliener, barrister, Hardwicke
"The facts of Graves v Brouwer are unlikely to trouble the courts again in the near future, but the principles applied by the court most certainly will."
Harding v Paice and Springall – the prequel
Jonathan Cope, director, MCMS Ltd
"The central issue that Ramsey J had to consider was whether the parties' contract contained an express adjudication clause."
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