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Category Archive: NEC3 Contracts

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Termination for Repudiatory Breach of Contract

November 3, 2017| NEC3 Contracts

A contracting party commits a repudiatory breach of contract when it commits a breach so serious that the innocent party is deprived of substantially all the benefit of the contract. This allows the innocent party to accept the repudiatory breach, … read more

Construction Scene

Assessing Compensation Events

July 26, 2017| NEC3 Contracts

NEC3 contracts, with their emphasis on proactive contract management, require compensation events to be valued using forecasts of the cost of the additional work. However, it is often the case that the compensation event procedure is not operated properly and … read more

Construction

New NEC4 Contracts Announced

March 3, 2017| NEC3 Contracts

The NEC publishers have just announced the publication of the NEC4 suite of contracts in June 2017. NEC have described the new NEC4 suite as building upon the content of NEC3 in a way which can be described as “evolution … read more

Ignoring The Express Contract Terms – Will The Courts Uphold An Alternative Arrangement?

July 26, 2015| Construction Contracts, NEC3 Contracts

It is common for contracting parties to depart from the strict terms of their contract for their own convenience. However, as demonstrated in the recent case of Mears Limited v Shoreline Housing Partnership Limited, adopting alternative arrangements to those set … 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 With effect from that date, the current Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 (“CDM 2007”) are being repealed and will no longer apply.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

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