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Limiting Liability for Delay under JCT

February 8, 2017| JCT Contracts

It is common practice in construction and engineering contracts for contracting parties to seek to limit their contractual liability. The recent case of McGee Group Limited v Galliford Try Building Limited concerned a main contractor’s attempt to challenge the scope … read more

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Requirements for Valid Payment Applications and Pay Less Notices

January 18, 2017| Adjudication, JCT Contracts

There has recently been a wave of disputes between contracting parties about failures to issue payment notices and pay less notices. Paying parties will by now be well aware that failure to serve the correct notices on time can be … read more

The Dangers of Agreeing a Payment Schedule

October 23, 2016| Adjudication, JCT Contracts

Earlier this year, the case of Grove Developments Ltd v Balfour Beatty Regional Construction Ltd attracted a lot of attention when it was held by the court that the contractor had no further entitlement to interim payment following expiry of … read more

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JCT Design & Build 2016 – What Has Changed? Part Two

October 13, 2016| JCT Contracts

JCT has now published the Design and Build Contract 2016 and the Design and Build Sub-Contract 2016. In the second of our bulletins on these new editions, we take a look at more of the key changes that have been … read more

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JCT Design & Build 2016 – What Has Changed? Part One

October 3, 2016| JCT Contracts

JCT has now published the 2016 edition of the Design and Build Contract together with the Design and Build Sub-Contract Agreement and Conditions. There have been numerous changes to the wording of the contracts and in this first bulletin in … read more