Construction Law Masters Podcast Series: Dr Nelson Ogunshakin OBE, CEO of FIDIC

We are pleased to share the next episode in our Construction Law Masters podcast series in which we welcome distinguished guests from the construction industry to discuss their unique experiences and views of various aspects of construction law and practice. In this episode series, James Doe (Partner and Joint Global Head of Construction Disputes) and … Read more

Construction Law Masters Podcast: Asia Series – Goh Han Lee, General Counsel, Legal Engineering & Project Delivery, PETRONAS

We are pleased to share the latest episode in our Construction Law Masters in Asia podcast series in which we welcome distinguished guests from the construction industry across Asia to discuss their unique experiences and views of various aspects of construction law and practice. In this episode series, Peter Godwin (Managing Partner, Kuala Lumpur) interviews … Read more

Construction Law Masters in Asia: Anselmo Reyes, International Judge

We are pleased to announce the release of the first episode in our Construction Law Masters in Asia podcast series. The series will welcome distinguished guests from the construction industry from across Asia to discuss their unique experiences and views of various aspects of construction law and practice. The first episode features Anselmo Reyes, former … Read more

Construction Law Masters Podcast Series: Professor David Mosey soundbite 1: Recent trends and developments in construction law

As part of our Construction Law Masters podcast series Professor David Mosey, Director of the Centre of Construction Law and Dispute Resolution at Kings College London, spoke about the most significant and interesting recent developments in construction law. David gave his views on interesting recent developments in the field of construction law, including those which … Read more

COVID 19 – Construction Sites: First Step of Phase Two

Following the Prime Minister’s address to the nation on 11 May 2020, the Government published “Our Plan to Rebuild: the UK Government’s COVID-19 recovery strategy” (the “Recovery Strategy”) which sets out the next two phases of the Government’s response to COVID-19 following the Stay at Home guidance (Phase One). The next two phases are Smarter … Read more

Kept in suspense? Some thoughts on termination under JCT

Current events are stress-testing construction contracts, in ways which their authors could never have foreseen. Unsurprisingly, that includes termination provisions – including those in the JCT forms. One recent client query certainly gave me pause for thought: if the client issued an instruction to suspend the works because of Covid-19, could the contractor eventually become … Read more

English court restrains expert from acting in arbitration due to breach of fiduciary duty of loyalty – A Company v X, Y and Z [2020] EWHC 809 (TCC).

English court restrains expert from acting in arbitration due to breach of fiduciary duty of loyalty – A Company v X, Y and Z [2020] EWHC 809 (TCC).   Summary Earlier this month, the English High Court extended an interim injunction restraining a global expert consultancy firm from acting as independent experts in separate, although … Read more

Client Health and Safety Duties in Respect of Covid-19

This blog note provides an overview of the health and safety responsibilities of a client in respect of works being carried out pursuant to a building contract, during the implementation of UK government's social distancing rules to address the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more