Contracts and professional appointments
- Building contracts and contractors
- Engineering contracts
- General contract and boilerplate
- International construction contracts
- Professional appointments and liabilities
What can we learn from Paice v Harding? (other than the points on bias...)
Jonathan Cope, director, MCMS Ltd
"The point is that two well-respected TCC judges have both formed these views, and this should be a wake-up call for the construction industry..."
Do you know your limitations? Decennial liability in the UAE
Mark Raymont, partner and Katy Hacking, solicitor, Pinsent Masons LLP
"Parties contracting in the UAE may not be aware that both the type of claim and the time period are rather different to those that apply in the UK jurisdiction."
What have we agreed? Common pitfalls in offer and acceptance
Nicola Thompson, associate, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
"Two recent cases highlight some common pitfalls for contracting parties. In both cases, the parties have suffered commercially and learned their lessons the hard way."
Adjudication "at any time" unless there is a final certificate
Matt Molloy, director, MCMS Ltd
"What happens when the principles of 'at any time' collide with those concerned with the conclusivity of final certificates?"
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