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HSE Investigations and Interviews under Caution

Whenever serious incidents do occur (whether or not they are subsequently subject to HSE investigation) companies must seek to ensure that their policies and systems are designed to quickly and…Read More

Party Wall Act Injunction

Are you faced with a Party Wall Act Injunction? Are you contemplating applying for one? There are a number of important facts that should be considered very carefully before you do anything…Read More

Can Construction Adjudication be a panacea for our ailing justice system?

In 2015, court issue fees in England and Wales were raised substantially; some by more than 600%.  The highest issue fee is now £10,000, which is applicable to all cases…Read More

Proposed Guidelines on Corporate Manslaughter Fines

New guidelines proposed by the Sentencing Council could result in fines of more than £20 million for organisations convicted of corporate manslaughter. The Sentencing Council for England and Wales (the…Read More

Construction Disputes – A Contractors Tale: Defeated Before You Set-off?

Prolonged construction disputes, particularly those involving more than two parties, can have a devastating effect on both profits and cash flow. Using set-off on construction claims, as a means to…Read More

Construction Act 2009 – What You need to know – Part 1 Payment

The Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009 finally came into force on the 1st October 2011; so, by now, it should be on the radar of everybody contracting…Read More

Construction Act 2009 – What You Need To Know – Part 2 – Adjudication

The Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009 finally came into force on the 1st October 2011; so, by now, it should be on the radar of everybody contracting…Read More