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Category Archive: Construction

Is Security Certain When Demanding Payment Under A Performance Bond?

April 14, 2015| Construction, Construction Contracts, Dispute Resolution

Beneficiaries of on demand performance bonds enjoy the security of not being required to prove any loss before demanding payment. However, the two recent Scottish Court of Session cases of East Ayrshire Council v Zurich PLC and South Lanarkshire Council … read more

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 – Key Changes

February 24, 2015| Construction, Construction Contracts, JCT Contracts, NEC3 Contracts

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (“CDM 2015”) come into force on 6 April 2015. With effect from that date, the current Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 (“CDM 2007”) are being repealed and will no longer apply. It … read more

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10 Insurance Pitfalls to Avoid

April 29, 2014| Construction, Construction Contracts

Construction contracts allocate risk and liability between the parties involved in a construction project. A party accepting a risk may choose (or may be contractually required) to cover its liability with insurance. As well as protecting the party that takes … read more

Mediation of Construction Disputes – 5 Tips for a Successful Mediation

July 3, 2013| Construction, Dispute Resolution, Litigation

Mediation is a flexible and confidential form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and is now considered to be the primary method of ADR. It is most commonly used to contain conflicts or to resolve disputes and is less litigious than … read more

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Termination of Construction Contracts

July 10, 2012| Construction, Construction Contracts, Dispute Resolution

From a legal perspective, choosing to terminate a construction contract can be an extremely risky course of action. Terminating parties often make basic mistakes which can lead to costly disputes. In this bulletin, we outline some of the key points … read more

Wakefield Office

17 Navigation Court
Calder Park
Wakefield
West Yorkshire
WF2 7BJ
Tel: 01924 258719
Fax: 01924 257666
enquiries@hklegal.co.uk

London Office

28 Queen Street
London
EC4R 1BB
enquiries@hklegal.co.uk