We are experienced providing advice on IT and technological service works packages within various sectors including Building Information Modelling, Integrated security systems, SCADA and telecoms work packages, leak detection systems, road traffic telematics and specialist communications systems.
Articles & papers
AI & Construction law: an essential and inevitable partnership
In an article that first appeared in the February 2019 edition of Building Magazine, Simon Tolson and Stacy Sinclair discuss risk management in the first of two articles on the applications of AI in construction law.Read this article online
"Artificial Intelligence and Law"
In this article Simon Tolson looks at the speculation that law is ripe for ‘uberisation’, becoming the next target of technological transformation. Explaining the current position of artificial intelligence in law, where it is progressing, ethical duties and what happens when it all goes wrong.Read this article online
Construction contracts and cash
Construction contracts and cash are the focus of Lucinda Robinson’s latest blog, in which she also reviews the recent decision in Rochford v Kilhan.Read more
Lessons in gender diversity: What can Adjudicator Nominating Bodies learn from arbitration?
The International Council for Commercial Arbitration recently published its report on “Cross-Institutional Task Force on Gender Diversity in Arbitral Appointments and Proceedings”. This provides a fascinating insight into the improvements to gender diversity in arbitral appointments that have been achieved in recent years and what has driven them. Claire King reviews the ICCA’s report and asks what lessons could be learned by Adjudicator Nominating Bodies in order to improve the gender diversity of their panels which, in stark contrast, remain stubbornly non-diverse.Read more
Prove it! Witness and Expert Evidence in 2020
Cases turn on the evidence, so the credibility of expert and factual witnesses is crucial. Lucinda Robinson investigates the latest cases in the TCC that have put witnesses under the spotlight… and found them wanting.Read more
Referring Parties 3 – Responding Parties 0: TCC rejects three recent challenges to the decisions of adjudicators
George Boddy reviews three recent TCC cases involving challenges to Adjudicators’ decisions.Read more
Webinars & podcasts
Essential construction law update webinar in association with Building MagazineFriday, 10 November 2017
This webinar delivered by experts covers the following key topics:
- BIM and the legal landscape in 2017
- Brexit: One year on
- Adjudication law update
Essential construction law update webinar in association with Building MagazineThursday, 20 October 2016
Our expert panel of speakers discuss what you need to know about key topics in Construction Law:
- BIM & The Legal Landscape 2016
- Brexit - disaster or opportunity for UK Construction Industry?
- The Tender Process - be aware of the pitfalls
Offering support when a project falls into delay
Our client, a global financial services firm, sought help when progress to upgrade work to a Data Centre being carried out by its contractor fell behind schedule and then further hit by a fatal accident.Read more
Closely controlled laboratory system
Acting for a contractor in relation to the alleged defective design and construction of a closely controlled laboratory system at a prestigious university in the UK.Read more
Airport construction dispute, UK
Advising, on a large airport development, when a dispute arose over the design and installation of the electronic building management system.Read more
Integrated security system for a national oil company, Middle East
Advising a leading international technology company acting as EPC Contractor for the design, procurement and installation of a fully integrated security system for a Middle Eastern country’s national oil and gas production and processing facilities. Contract value approximately $450 million.Read more