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

    Construction Law Masters Podcast Series: Episode 3 – Professor David Mosey

    We are pleased to share the third 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. The third episode in this series features Professor David Mosey, Director of the Centre of … Read more

    Construction Arbitration Podcast Series Episode 5: Managing construction arbitration procedure

    We are pleased to share the fifth and final episode in our Construction Arbitration podcast series. In this episode Craig Tevendale (Partner, UK Head of International Arbitration) is joined by Liz Kantor (Senior Associate, International Arbitration) and Kemi Wood (Associate, Construction & Infrastructure Disputes) to talk about managing the procedure in construction arbitration. They discuss … 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

    Construction Law Masters Podcast Series: David Barry soundbite 3: Key differences between construction arbitrations and litigations

    As part of our Construction Law Masters podcast series David Barry, Chairman and founder of Blackrock Expert Services Group and one of the world’s pre-eminent delay experts, gave his views on the differing role of experts in arbitration and litigation. David spoke to James Doe, UK Head of Herbert Smith Freehills’ Construction & Infrastructure Disputes … Read more

    New COVID-19 podcast – Force majeure considerations in a potential second wave of COVID-19

    In this latest episode of our Navigating COVID-19 podcast series, Sarah Pollock, Emma Schaafsma and Julie Farley consider the force majeure implications of a potential second wave of COVID-19 infections and the resulting re-imposition or tightening of lockdown measures. Many contracting parties have already been affected by force majeure events arising out of the pandemic and the associated restrictions.  … Read more