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With friends like these... Burgess v Lejonvarn: a parable for construction professionals

Oliver Pearson, associate, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP

"This case serves as a timely reminder of the standard of conduct that society expects, and the law requires, of professionals."

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Pay less notices under the Construction Act 1996

Brenna Conroy, barrister, Hardwicke

"It is unfortunate that Stuart-Smith J did not take the opportunity to address the apparent sting in the tail of Henia v Beck."

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Can I arbitrate my dispute?

Jonathan Cope, director, MCMS Ltd

"I've been asked a few questions recently which has made me realise that a lot of the knowledge that was built-up concerning domestic construction arbitration has been lost."

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Specific implement in Scots Law

Julie Scott-Gilroy, associate, BTO Solicitors

"In Scots law, a party is entitled to an order compelling performance (specific implement), although there are occasions where specific implement will be refused."

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Construction and Projects Global Guide

For a Q&A guide to construction and projects law and developments in key jurisdictions, see Construction and projects multi-jurisdictional guide.

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Hudson's Building and Engineering Contracts, 13th Edition

Hudson's Building and Engineering Contracts provides an overview of the law and interpretation of construction contracts. The 13th edition was published in December 2015.

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