Contracts and professional appointments
- Building contracts and contractors
- Engineering contracts
- General contract and boilerplate
- International construction contracts
- Professional appointments and liabilities
Adjudicator entitled to payment as no breach or lack of jurisdiction
Matt Molloy, director, MCMS Ltd
"As an adjudicator who sometimes does not get paid, I have a vested interest in seeing successful claims like this one [Kitt and another v The Laundry Building Ltd and another]."
Liability for variations
Michael Sergeant, partner, Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
"...in order to assess whether something is a variation, it is first necessary to determine what the contract requires the contractor to build."
The TCC e-disclosure protocol: a year on
Sara Paradisi, associate, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
"What lessons have been learned in the past 12 months?"
Be aware of when you enter into a contract
Jonathan Cope, director, MCMS Ltd
"The importance of three little words that should not be underestimated. I am of course talking about 'subject to contract'."
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