Welcome to the Winter 2019 edition of Under Construction E- Alert, the Taylor Wessing LLP Construction team update.
Rebecca May discusses the latest judicial guidance on the ability of a company in liquidation to refer a dispute to adjudication.
We consider the decision in C Spencer v MW High Tech and whether a payment notice in a 'hybrid' contract needs to identify separately sums sue in respect of construction operations and non-construction operations.
Jill Hamilton looks into what management contracting is, how it's structured, and the advantages and disadvantages it can present to an employer.
We take a look at milestone payment mechanisms and the correct approach concerning the implication of the Scheme payment provisions in the event of non-compliance with the Construction Act.
Most professionals in the construction industry will be familiar with the concept of a net contribution clause. Phil Caton considers their use and the reasons that clients are opposed to them.
As we approach the end of 2019, we take stock of key developments and look at what we can expect in 2020 in terms of building safety.