Australia: Administering building contracts

In the Building and Construction industry there are many instances where our Building and Construction Law team have seen contracts being administered incorrectly or not in accordance with its terms, where the Builder has acted on promises of good faith, workmanship and a good old-fashioned handshake.

Despite a Builder’s confidence in the job and their client, it is vital that the building contract is followed and that all […]

By |May 21st, 2015|

UK: Glasgow And Clyde Valley – Big Deal!

Progress towards implementation of the £1.13 billion Glasgow and Clyde Valley City Deal seems to be gaining momentum this week with the appearance, on the Public Contracts Scotland website, of an advert by Renfrewshire Council, one of the participating local authorities* for services connected with the Glasgow Airport Investment Area project – Lead Consultancy (Multi Disciplinary Services, Roads & Bridges).

The Glasgow and Clyde Valley City Deal is the largest in the UK** and was the first in […]

By |May 21st, 2015|

UK: Adjudication Practice Points Over The Past Eight Months

There have been a fair few interesting adjudication decisions over the past eight months, but probably the most important and noteworthy have been those concerning the adjudicator nomination process, staying enforcement on the grounds of “exceptional circumstances” and “manifest injustice”, and adjudicator’s errors. This 46th issue of Insight examines each of these decisions in turn and considers what can be learnt from them in practice.

Will there be a breach of the rules of natural […]

By |May 19th, 2015|