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Why do publicly procured construction projects go wrong so often?
August 12, 2019

Recent media coverage regarding the delayed opening and spiralling costs of the new children's hospital in Edinburgh has raised questions about why ...

“New Parliamentary Bill should include ‘rogue builder’ provision”
July 26, 2019

Ross Taylor, principal solicitor at Taylor Law is calling for the The New Build Homes (Buyer Protection)(Scotland)Bill, proposed by Graham Simpson M ...

Clarity at last on payments in the construction sector
November 19, 2018

At least in England and Wales In January 2017, the Sheriff Appeal Court issued a decision about rights to payment under a Construction Contract, ...

Under Pressure: Natural Justice in Adjudication
May 8, 2017

Introduction Adjudication is a ‘fast track’ dispute resolution procedure, which has legislative backing for the Construction sector; and forms ...

The Governor’s Responsibility
April 28, 2017

“Am I my Brother’s Keeper?” (Genesis 4: 1-9) Introduction In October 2015, the chairman and governing board of Glasgow Clyde College were ...

Update: ISG & your right to payment
June 2, 2015

We recently commented on the case ISG Construction Ltd v Seevic College [2014] EWHC 4007 (ISG). (Find our article here) The decision in ISG was c ...

The New CDM Regulations
June 2, 2015

Out with the old – in with the new The new Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 came into force on 6 April 2015. So what’s ...

Online Dispute Resolution (ODR): pipe dream or possibility?
June 2, 2015

The answer to this question, believe it or not, appears to be: possibility. The Civil Justice Council is currently preparing a report on the pote ...

Payment Under a Construction Contract: Clarity at last
January 9, 2015

For those in the know in the construction sector, the Housing Grants Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 is the first port of call when dealing w ...

15 years on – is adjudication working?
January 9, 2015

Adjudication as we know it today is located within Part II of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (“the Act”), which came ...


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