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Category Archive: Liquidated Damages


Enforceability of Liquidated Damages

December 10, 2018| Construction, Construction Contracts, Damages, Dispute Resolution, Liquidated Damages

In the recent case of GPP Big Field LLP & Anor (“GPP”) v Solar EPC Solutions SL (“Solar”) [2018] the Commercial Court considered a number of issues relating to the enforceability of liquidated damages, an issue which commonly arises in … read more


Extensions of Time and Concurrent Delay

October 5, 2017| Construction Contracts, JCT Contracts, Liquidated Damages

It is common for employers to include clauses in building contracts to the effect that the contractor is not entitled to an extension of time where there is concurrent delay. Until recently, it was not known whether such clauses are … read more


Liquidated Damages – What’s Enforceable?

March 31, 2014| Liquidated Damages

It is common practice in construction contracts to include a provision that enables the employer to deduct liquidated damages from the contractor in the event of certain specified breaches, the most common of which is failure to complete the works … read more

Annual Review of 2012

December 17, 2012| Construction Contracts, JCT Contracts, Letters of Intent, Liquidated Damages

There have been many important and interesting developments in construction law recently. It is essential for everyone who works in the construction industry to maintain a working knowledge of the latest legal changes so that they remain up to date … read more

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Duties of Project Managers, Letters of Intent, Liquidated Damages & Limitations of Liability

September 5, 2012| Construction Contracts, Letters of Intent, Liquidated Damages, Professional Consultants

Does a Project Manager owe a duty to ensure the building contract is executed? Can you deduct LADs if the building contract has not been signed? Can you limit your liability to much less than the amount you are insured … read more