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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.

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"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.

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BIM, Offsite Manufacture and the Future of the Construction Industry

On Friday 28 February King’s College London’s Centre of Construction Law held an Open Forum, exploring the legal and technological implications of digital technology. Fenwick Elliott Trainee Solicitor Catherine Simpson was in attendance and here, in her first blog, she discusses some of the key take-aways from the event.

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The gardening gloves are off: Mr and Mrs Burgess punished with indemnity costs order for pursuing “speculative and weak” claims against former friend Mrs Lejonvarn

George Boddy reviews the decision in the most recent instalment of Lejonvarn v Burgess.

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Seminar round-up: design, drones and data

Mark Pantry reviews last week’s digital technology seminar.

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Investing in infrastructure – Europe’s External Investment Plan two years on

Robbie McCrea looks back on the last two years of the EU’s External Investment Plan (“EIP”), discussing the plans progression and considers the extent to which the plan has been a success.

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Webinars & podcasts

Essential construction law update webinar in association with Building Magazine

Friday, November 10, 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
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Essential construction law update webinar in association with Building Magazine

Thursday, October 20, 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
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Wednesday 10 June, 2020 – 6pm

Fenwick Elliott Charity 5k & 10k Run

Fenwick Elliott to host our first charity 5k & 10k run at Battersea Park in aid of The Lighthouse Club.

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Case studies

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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