Huw Wilkins considers what makes an indemnity different to a term of a contract and addresses some of the issues parties should consider when drafting indemnities.
Construction Law Terms: A to Z
I is for Indemnity
H is for the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996
Huw Wilkins considers how the courts deal with Construction Contracts that do not meet the requirements in the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 in respect of (i) payment provisions and (ii) adjudication provisions.
G is for Global Claims
Huw Wilkins considers how the court’s approach to global claims has evolved in recent years and the requirements a contractor will need to meet in order to succeed in bringing a global claim.
F is for Frustration
Huw Wilkins considers the legal doctrine of frustration including when it might arise on a construction project and, where it does arise, what consequences follow.
E is for Estoppel
Huw Wilkins considers the legal doctrine of estoppel and the circumstances in which it most commonly arises on construction and engineering projects.
D is for Defect
Huw Wilkins considers the definition of “defect” in the context of construction contracts.