Singapore Convention on mediated settlements a welcome development for the construction sector

On 7 August 2019, Singapore hosted the signing ceremony for the United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation. Now known as the Singapore Convention, 46 countries have signed the convention to date. The Singapore Convention applies to settlement agreements resulting from mediations resolving cross-border commercial disputes. It provides a standardised framework for … Read more

Construction Contract & Claims Management Podcast Series: How to Navigate Settlement Discussions and Prepare Settlement Agreements

When should a party start to think about settlement in the context of a construction dispute? How should settlement discussions be conducted, and what needs to be considered when preparing a settlement agreement?  The fifth and final episode of the London Construction & Infrastructure Group’s ‘Construction Contract & Claims Management’ podcast series explores how to … Read more

Construction Contract & Claims Management Podcast Series: Pitfalls of Suspending or Terminating a Construction Contract

What are the potential pitfalls of suspending or terminating a construction contract? The London Construction & Infrastructure Group are pleased to share the latest episode in our ‘Construction Contract & Claims Management’ podcast series which explores the legal and practical issues arising from the suspension or termination of construction contracts. This episode can be found … Read more

Construction Contract & Claims Management Podcast Series: Variations to and under a Construction Contract

What is the difference between variations to and variations under a construction contract? Although the two concepts are easily confused, the distinction is very important given the significant differences in the implementation and outcome of each.  The London Construction & Infrastructure Group are pleased to share the first episode in our ‘Construction Contract & Claims … Read more