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    It has been almost 7 years since the amendments to the Construction Act* prohibiting so-called ‘pay when paid’ clauses but that does not mean they have gone away.  Many Main Contractors continue to use standard terms and conditions that link retention release for their Sub-Contractors to retention release in the Main Contract, in contravention of […]
    The First-tier Property Tribunal has made a ruling in a case dealing with the issue of who should pay for the cost of replacing cladding on a Croydon block of flats. The case (FirstPort Property Services Limited -v- The Various Long Leaseholders of Citiscape (LON/00AH/LSC/2017/0435)) is expected to be significant as a raft of similar […]
    Will an architect be in breach of his duty of care if his design fails to takes into account the client’s budget?  This point was considered by the Technology and Construction Court (TCC) in the case of Riva Properties Limited v Foster + Partners (2017 EWHC 2574). Facts Riva Properties Limited (Riva) engaged Foster + […]
    We have scored ten out of ten in the 2018 Northern Law Awards, after all ten of our entries were shortlisted in their respective categories. We have been nominated for Team of the Year in the Awards’ Corporate & Commercial, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Employment, Commercial Property, Residential Property, Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence, Private Client, […]
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