Our specialist legal team will manage every stage of the process for you. From inception through to completion, we have a proven track record for success from pre-contractual stages such as structure and procurement advice, negotiation and agreement of contracts including joint venture, development, project, concession, and maintenance agreements as well as construction documentation including appointments, performance bonds, parent company guarantees, direct agreements and collateral warranties.
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Since our lawyers specialise in both contentious (including litigation, arbitration and adjudication) and non-contentious advice the same team is able to play a valuable role in ensuring that your project is then delivered smoothly helping you to avoid or manage problems which may arise.
Whether you’re an employer, contractor or consultant, working on a nuclear, renewables, oil and gas, utilities, railways, roads and bridges, ports and harbours, retail, education or residential project. We use our experience and industry knowledge to deliver the results you need in the timescales you need them.
We provide training to contractors about the principal changes made to the Design and Build contracts as part of the 2016 update.
On 6 March 2018, the Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") rendered an important judgement in case C-284/16, Slovak Republic v. Achmea. The CJEU declared invalid the investor-State dispute settlement ("ISDS") arbitration clause in the bilateral investment treaty between the Netherlands and Slovakia ("intra-EU BIT").
In this legal update the experts from DWF Australia look at the Heavy Vehicle National Law (‘HNVL’) amendments expected to come into effect mid 2018.
Housing shortages and the lack of affordable and social housing in particular, are a pressing domestic economic and political issue. Last month the Irish Government launched a potentially significant leasing scheme intended to release and mobilise large amounts of private capital and land to deliver new housing stock.
A recent decision of the Dubai-DIFC Judicial Tribunal appears to throw a lifeline to the DIFC Courts in their role as a conduit jurisdiction. Gordon Blanke continues his articles on arbitration with this recent contribution for the Kluwer Arbitration Blog.
When does time start to run in a construction claim for the purpose of the Statute of Limitations – when the damage is a) manifest; b) discovered or c) occurs?
The recent case of North Midland Building Ltd and Cyden Homes Ltd demonstrates that a clause excluding a right to an extension of time in the event of concurrent delay can be valid and may not fall foul of the 'prevention principle'.