Construction & Regulatory

30th March 2020

Coronavirus and exercising rights of suspension for non-payment

Further to our article published last week here, outlining the position regarding possible entitlements to extensions of time and/or loss and expense in the context of force majeure…

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24th March 2020

COVID-19 and Construction Contracts

On 20 March 2020, we published our article in relation to the effect COVID-19 is having on companies in fulfilling their contractual obligations and the operation of any…

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7th February 2020

Third Party Duties of Care

Depending on the size and nature of the project, there can be many different construction professionals involved and at each stage of the project there is the risk…

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6th February 2020

Importance of Payment and Pay Less notices

Current legislation implies into all construction contracts the right to adjudicate; it is a form of speedy dispute resolution that is designed as a “pay now, argue later”…

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31st January 2020

What does ‘Practical Completion’ mean?

In the context of a construction contract, practical completion usually marks the point where the contractor gives up possession of the site, the client becomes responsible for insurance…

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2nd October 2019

Ellisons Solicitors warns of Brexit shocks for the construction sector

Businesses have been urged to take steps to protect their workforce in the event of a no-deal. Attendees at our recent Construction and Development Briefing, were urged to…

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8th February 2019

Can an insolvent company refer a monetary dispute to adjudication?

In 2018, the Technology and Construction Court concluded in Michael J Lonsdale (Electrical) Limited v Bresco Electrical Services Limited, that an insolvent company cannot refer a monetary dispute to…

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8th October 2018

Ellisons’ Construction and Development Briefing Highlights Cautious Outlook for Region’s Property Market

A new survey of property professionals undertaken at our first Construction and Development Briefing, has shown that 57.4% of respondents are more cautious about the sector now than…

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19th April 2018

Ellisons Solicitors helps Clacton Pier fulfil its ambitions for major redevelopment

Ellisons Solicitors has been successful in helping to secure the funding for Clacton Pier’s 4million redevelopment project. The Pier refinanced in the multi-million pound arrangement with NatWest bank…

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14th September 2015

Ellisons client develops warehouse the size of 5 football pitches!

A talented team of solicitors from Ellisons have been working with DSV on a huge 400,000 sqft new warehouse development. Led by Commercial Property Partner, Philip Roberts, the…

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