Construction Adjudications – The Do’s and Don’ts

Construction Adjudications – The Do’s and Don’ts

Construction Adjudications – The Do’s and Don’ts Adjudication is an alternative method for resolving disputes, without resorting to lengthy and expensive court proceedings. Originally the intention of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996...
Mitigating Rising Costs In B2B Commercial Contracts

Mitigating Rising Costs In B2B Commercial Contracts

Mitigating Rising Costs In B2B Commercial Contracts In this episode Mark Chapman – Partner, and Cesare McArdle – Legal Director within our commercial team, discuss the rising costs for UK businesses and how to mitigate these costs in B2B commercial contracts. The...
Mitigating Rising Costs In B2B Commercial Contracts

Contentious Insolvency – Transactions at an Undervalue

Contentious Insolvency – Transactions at an Undervalue Our team explains the process around insolvency, looking at transactions at an undervalue, looking at case examples where this might happen and what happens if transactions at an undervalue are discovered. The...
Limitation Periods: Could my claim be “time-barred”?

Limitation Periods: Could my claim be “time-barred”?

Limitation Periods: Could my claim be “time-barred”? Under the Limitation Act 1980 (“the Act”), a claim can be “time-barred” if the claimant fails to bring the action before the Court within a specified period of time. If a claim is “time-barred”, it is possible for...
The battle of the forms: Will my standard terms of business prevail?

The battle of the forms: Will my standard terms of business prevail?

The battle of the forms: Will my standard terms of business prevail? The term ‘battle of the forms’ refers to a common scenario where businesses seek to enter into a contractual agreement, with each respective business attempting to incorporate its own standard terms...
Dispute Resolution: Is a deposit always non-refundable?

Dispute Resolution: Is a deposit always non-refundable?

Dispute Resolution: Is a deposit always non-refundable? Frequently disputes occur regarding deposits and whether they are refundable if a purchase does not complete for whatever reason. In law there is no requirement for a buyer to pay or a seller to demand a deposit....
Commercial Contracts – why can’t I recover all my loss?

Commercial Contracts – why can’t I recover all my loss?

Commercial Contracts – why can’t I recover all my loss? The basic position is that if Party A fails to comply with its obligations under a contract with Party B – Party B is entitled to damages to compensate it for its loss. Damages is not the only remedy...
Commercial Contracts and ADR Clauses – Who said they were optional?

Commercial Contracts and ADR Clauses – Who said they were optional?

Commercial Contracts and ADR Clauses – Who said they were optional? Most Commercial Contracts will have an ADR (Alternative Dispute Resolution) clause that requires the parties to engage in non-Court methods to resolve a dispute rather than launching straight into...