Construction law in 2017: a review of key legal and industry developments
This article summarises and explains some of the most important legal developments in construction law in 2017, both in the UK and abroad including Hong Kong, Singapore and UAE. The issues covered are of relevance to legal practitioners and construction professionals alike.
Written by Mathias Cheung LLB (Hons), BCL (Oxon), barrister at Atkin Chambers with a foreword from Chantal-Aimée Doerries QC, Head of Atkin Chambers and Co-Editor in Chief, International Construction Law Review.
Contents include: “Smash and grab” adjudications; Adjudication procedure and enforcement; Interpretation and rectification of construction contracts; Implied terms in construction contracts; Design liability; Delay and prevention principle; Liquidated damages; Public procurement; International trends in construction arbitration; Insolvency in construction; and Concluding observations.