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Are oral variations worth the paper they aren't written on?

John Denis-Smith, barrister, 39 Essex Chambers

"…one might expect to see more oral hearings in adjudications… as adjudicators are required to consider whether or not such a variation was agreed."

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Serial adjudication again

Matt Molloy, director, MCMS Ltd

"To understand how the fourth adjudicator's decision ended up before the courts, it is necessary to look at what the second adjudicator said in his decision."

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November 2016 digest: Ch-ch-changes

Practical Law Construction

"Changes in construction litigation are rare, so imagine our excitement this month when a new edition of the pre-action protocol came into force."

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Court of Appeal's guidance on the Party Wall Act and basement construction

Crispin Winser, barrister, Crown Office Chambers

"The court concluded that there is no absolute obligation on party wall surveyors to authorise a design that causes the minimum of inconvenience to the adjoining owner."

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Construction and Projects Global Guide

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Keating on Construction Contracts, 10th Edition

Keating on Construction contracts is the fundamental text for research on the history and principles governing building contracts; their practical application and their interpretation by the courts.

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