ARTICLES & UPDATES

ARTICLES & UPDATES

Payment Under a Construction Contract: Clarity at last

For those in the know in the construction sector, the Housing Grants Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 is the first port of call when dealing with entitlements to payment under a construction contract. Read More

09-01-15

15 years on – is adjudication working?

Adjudication as we know it today is located within Part II of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (“the Act”), which came into force in 1998. We recently attended a seminar by Dr Ian Trushell, Director of the Adjudication Report... Read More

09-01-15

Ignore ADR at your peril

The Court of Appeal in England and Wales last month sent another message that if you ignore a genuine offer to participate in alternative forms of dispute resolution (“ADR”), before coming to court, you may be punished.... Read More

12-11-14

New Guidance for Scottish Solicitors for ADR

The Law Society of Scotland has issued new guidance to Scottish Solicitors about alternative forms of dispute resolution. Solicitors are now expected to have “sufficient understanding of commonly available alternative dispute resolution options”.... Read More

12-11-14

Agri Energy v Ian Logan McCallion

Agri Energy v Ian Logan McCallion - This was an interesting case about the extent to which performance related pay may be a back door to penalty damages. The court decided that in the circumstances payment by performance did not impinge the penalty damages... Read More

12-11-14
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