Our collective thoughts

Posted March 1, 2018 | Published in Dispute resolution

Andrew Weston queries whether it really is the end of “smash and grab” adjudications in light of the Hon. Mr Justice Coulson judgment in Grove Developments Limited v S&T (UK) Limited earlier this week.

Posted February 26, 2018 | Published in Contracts & documentation

The Dubai International Arbitration Centre ("DIAC") recently announced that they will be replacing their existing 2007 arbitration rules. In his latest blog Robbie McCrea reviews the "Proposed 2018 Rules".

Posted January 26, 2018 | Published in General

Andrew Davies reflects on some of the construction issues that have arisen in 2017 and considers the topics that will be of significance in the coming year.

Posted December 21, 2017 | Published in Contracts & documentation

Robbie McCrea’s latest blog looks at the Five Golden Principles identified as fundamental to the new FIDIC Contract.

Posted December 13, 2017 | Published in Procurement

Ted Lowery discusses the increasing shortage of skilled construction workers and the potential need for preventative measures.

Posted December 8, 2017 | Published in BIM

Following the FIDIC Conference on 5-6 December, Jeremy Glover reflects on how BIM is addressed in the recent changes made to the FIDIC form.

Posted December 6, 2017 | Published in Contracts & documentation

Jonathan More’s latest blog considers how ope exceptionis - “by way of exception” – can be used in an adjudication.