Construction law in 2018: a review of key legal and industry developments
This article summarises and explains some of the most important legal developments in construction law in 2018, 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.
Contents include: Construction adjudications; Insolvency in construction projects; Delay claims; Interpretation of contracts; Tortious liability of construction professionals; Termination and repudiation and International trends in construction dispute resolution.
Contract/no contract disputes
Interim payments and final accounts
Grounds for challenging enforcement
Part 8 claims and enforcement
Insolvency in construction projects
Joint inquiry into the collapse of Carillion Group
Insolvency and construction disputes
Prevention principle and concurrent delay
Liquidated damages and doctrine of penalties
Interpretation of contracts
No oral modification/‘entire agreement’ clauses
Fitness for purpose
Tortious liability of construction professionals
Termination and repudiation
International trends in construction dispute resolution