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20th January 2021

CLC Research Highlights Ongoing Effects of Covid-19 on Construction Disputes

Throughout the Covid-19 Pandemic, the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) has provided useful support and guidance to the construction industry on responsible and fair behaviour in contractual arrangements and…

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12th January 2021

Does a Construction Contract Require A Final Account Clause?

Section 110 of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (“the Construction Act”) requires every construction contract to provide an adequate mechanism for determining what payments become…

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21st December 2020

Liability for Cladding Claims – Leaseholders

Most tall building owners have needed to review the fire protection measures in their buildings following updated government guidance as a consequence of the Grenfell tragedy. Where remedial…

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Liability for Cladding Claims – Management Company/Freeholders

Most tall building owners have needed to review the fire protection measures in their buildings following updated government guidance as a consequence of the Grenfell tragedy. Where remedial…

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News

8th December 2020

Ellisons Solicitors announces promotion of 11 colleagues across its offices in Essex and Suffolk

Ellisons Solicitors celebrates fostering talent within, as it promotes 11 colleagues across its offices in Essex and Suffolk. Seven lawyers have been promoted to the position of Associate,…

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25th November 2020

Another reminder of the importance of complying with Interim Payment Provisions

Because of the statutory requirement in section 110 of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996, that every construction contract shall provide an adequate mechanism for determining…

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20th November 2020

Letter of Intent risks highlighted again

All parties routinely involved in construction projects will have come across their fair share of Letters of Intent.  On construction projects, parties often come under pressure to commence…

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4th November 2020

Certainty in construction contract payment provisions

It is imperative that a construction contracts payment provisions are clear and comply with the minimum standards in the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (“the 1996…

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2nd October 2020

The Court’s approach to labour claims based on timesheets

Notwithstanding the increase in recent years in the use of biometric data and turnstile data to support claims for hours worked by site labour, the humble timesheet remains,…

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6th August 2020

Damages for lost profit on cancelled O&M contract not too remote when preceding D&B contract terminated

In a case that may have significant ramifications for engineering projects, the Privy Council has concluded that a claim for damages for breach of a Design and Build…

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