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 reduce the financial impact of unresolved disputes can be an extremely effective strategy; however, it is one which does carry risk and must therefore be […]

UK takes the lead in Construction Dispute Resolution

The annual report into Global Construction Disputes by EC Harris draws a number of interesting and, potentially surprising, conclusions. In the UK, the amounts disputed and the time taken to resolve construction disputes have both increased; however, the UK compares well to other jurisdictions and is actually the quickest forum for concluding resolutions.  The United […]