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
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
On Demand Bonds: Tecnicas Reunidas Saudia v The Korea Development Bank
Claire King looks at the recent TCC case of Tecnicas Reunidas Saudia [“TRS”] v The Korea Development Bank (the “Bank”) and the difficulties faced in resisting calls made on on demand bonds in the English courtsRead more
Insolvency and adjudication – a relationship likely to survive lockdown?
Bresco Electrical Services Limited (in liquidation) v Michael J Lonsdale (Electrical) Limited is once again the case in focus for this blog by Andrew Davies.Read more
Adjudication business as usual? TCC refuses to grant injunction preventing adjudication due to impact of COVID-19
George Boddy looks at the recent case of MillChris Developments Limited v Waters, where the TCC refused to grant an injunction preventing adjudication due to the impact of the COVID-19 crisis.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
Virtual Construction Law Summer School 2020
Fenwick Elliott is delighted to have two of our Partners, Jeremy Glover and Nicholas Gould speaking at the Construction Law Summer School in September 2020.Read more
Fire Safety in Tall Buildings: The Technical and Legal Issues
Jon Miller, partner at Fenwick Elliott, will be joined by Glenn Horton, Director at Horton and Horton Fire Limited to address the continuing repercussions of the Grenfell Inquiry and its effect on the construction industry.Read more
Adjudication Update: it’s not just about Bresco
There have been a number of developments in adjudication practice since our successful first webinar on 14 May 2020, not least the Bresco decision. Join Partners Martin Ewen and Jeremy Glover and Melissa Shipley of 39 Essex Chambers, as they discuss this, and other case updates, which you may have missed in the midst of the Supreme Court coverage.Read more
Conditions Precedent: Will they bite?
Claire King and Rebecca Ardagh examine what determines whether a clause is in fact a condition precedent, where they are found in the various standard form contracts and key factors parties seeking to rely on them, or argue around them, need to have in mind.Read more
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