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Savings in PFI Contracts: is your insurance cost/gain share regime being properly applied?

As the costs of insuring PFI projects fall, is the public sector receiving its proper share of premium savings? Recent adjudication success calls into question

10 June 2022

COVID-19 impact on construction disputes – our top tips for virtual proceedings

The pandemic has significantly changed how construction claims are dealt with. We look at the impact on adjudication, arbitration and litigation
14 August 2020

A to Z of construction disputes: Avoidance and resolution – Part 2: N to Z

This two-part article explains some of the key concepts that anyone involved in the construction industry needs to know in order to avoid or resolve construction disputes
28 May 2019

A to Z of construction disputes: Avoidance and resolution – Part 1: A to M

This two-part article explains some of the key concepts that anyone involved in the construction industry needs to know in order to avoid or resolve construction disputes
14 May 2019

Manifest error case dismissed after seven year procedural history

The case of R (Hersi & Co Solicitors) v Lord Chancellor has finally been decided, seven years after judicial review proceedings were first issued in the Administrative Court.
16 November 2017

Adjudication enforcement: administration is no escape route

In South Coast Construction Ltd v Iverson Road Ltd, the Technology and Construction Court found that an administration moratorium should not prevent enforcement.  
06 April 2017

Construction and engineering Pre-Action Protocol – revised and revitalised

The second edition of the Pre-Action Protocol for construction and engineering disputes came into force on 14 November. It aims to create a more proportionate, quicker and cheaper process. 
29 November 2016

Costs in adjudication: can you recover using the Late Payment Act?

Does the Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998 provide a way of claiming costs in adjudication? The recent case of Lulu v Mulalley has reignited debate.
28 September 2016

Is domestic arbitration set for a resurgence?

Domestic arbitration has been overtaken by adjudication and the efficiency of the TCC. With uncertainty over Brexit and the increased cost of litigation is arbitration set for resurgence?
28 September 2016

Public procurement: when is a development agreement not a public works contract?

A review of R (Faraday Development Ltd) v West Berkshire Council and another which offers guidance on how development agreements can be structured to fall outside the scope of public procurement law.
22 September 2016

Widespread errors in European procurement should lead to EU funds being withheld

There were errors in 40 per cent of the public procurement processes used to distribute EU budget funds in 2007-2014.
24 September 2015

A change in the balance of commercial interest requires a public contract to be tendered

Retendering "materially varied" contracts subject to the public procurement regime: what amounts to a material variation following the leading European Case Pressetext?
25 February 2015
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