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Latest News


Does Payment of an Adjudicator’s Fees Amount to a Waiver of the Right to Challenge their Decision?

May 7, 2020| Adjudication, Construction, Construction Contracts

In the recent case of Platform Interior Solutions Limited v ISG Construction Limited, the TCC considered a number of challenges to an adjudicator’s decision and also whether payment of the adjudicator’s fees constituted a waiver of the right to challenge … read more


Interpreting Indirect and Consequential Loss Exclusion Clauses

May 4, 2020| Construction, Construction Contracts

Traditionally, the English courts have applied a very narrow interpretation to indirect loss and expense exclusion clauses. In the recent case of 2 Entertain Video Ltd (“2E”) v Sony DADC Europe Ltd (“Sony”), the TCC has considered whether a more … read more

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COVID-19 or “Coronavirus” – Additional Guidance from NEC

April 29, 2020| COVID-19, NEC Contracts, NEC4 Contracts

As the consequences of COVID-19 continue to be felt throughout the construction industry, increasing numbers of clients and contractors are now having to tackle the contractual complexities of sites shutting and projects being delayed. Helpfully, the NEC4 contract board has … read more


Construction Webinar – Liquidated Damages and COVID-19

April 24, 2020| Construction Webinar

Thursday 30 April 2020 at 2pm This webinar is the third in a series, designed to give you helpful guidance on the issues arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic and the potential ways to protect your company in these uncertain … read more

COVID-19 – Construction Contract Providers JCT, NEC and FIDIC Publish User Guidance

April 23, 2020| Construction, Construction Contracts, COVID-19

Since the COVD-19 outbreak began, we at Hawkswell Kilvington have endeavoured to alleviate pressure on our clients by providing written updates in relation to the impact of COVID-19 on construction contracts, providing free webinars on issues we believe are key … read more