Building Disputes in UK Law
- Comments On Commercial Disputes And The Rolls Building Financial List Initiative
Victorian Building Law Reforms New Domestic Building Dispute Resolution Regime
...... The Act creates a lack of symmetry between the types of disputes that are subject to the conciliation provisions and those that can be heard subsequently in VCAT. Section 53 of the DBCA grants jurisdiction to ......
Building Confidence: Legal Developments In Certification And Building Standards
...... established on 4 July 2019 by a NSW Government Parliamentary Committee into regulation of building standards, building quality and building disputes. The Committee is expected to report on its findings later in 2019. The NSW Government has also indicated it would implement most of the ......
Paying Parties: Don't Put Off Payment Forever By Repeatedly Requesting Further Information
...... Court acknowledged that lack of particularisation was common in building contract disputes and so a party could not put off paying a claim forever ......
Adopting smart contracts in construction: what are the practical and legal issues? - More questions than answers?
The construction industry is starting to engage more widely with new and emerging technology like Building Information Modelling, drones and 3D printing. Various bodies are now working on the multi......... to engage more widely with new and emerging technology like Building Information Modelling, drones and 3D printing. Various bodies are now ...However, the flaws in this process - which make disputes more likely - are widely acknowledged. In their recent paper, "Smart ......
“If it isn’t broken…”: A Practical Guide to the Effective Use of Standard Forms of Contract
Standard form building contracts play an important role in many construction and engineering projects. There are various advantages to using standard form contracts, with a wide array of standard f....... . Standard form building contracts play an important role in many construction and engineering ... wording aims to reduce negotiation time, cost and subsequent disputes, and most practitioners are familiar with them. Although a standard form ......
The Jackson Review of Civil Litigation Costs
...... PROFESSIONAL NEGLIGENCE DISPUTES. Enforcement of Protocol compliance Jackson has overcome the initial ... notes that although there is no fast track in the TCC, some small building disputes satisfy the fast track criteria (i.e. the value of the dispute is ......
The Risks Of Refusing To Mediate
......The building works did not go smoothly, primarily due to the tendency of Mrs Rolf's ...Small building disputes in particular have been identified as being particularly suitable for ......
Can an insolvent company enforce an adjudicator’s decision? Yes - in exceptional circumstances
Are the regimes of construction adjudication and insolvency incompatible? Recent Court of Appeal authority suggested that they are, but in Meadowside Building Developments Ltd (In Liquidation) v 12......... of Appeal authority suggested that they are, but in Meadowside Building Developments Ltd (In Liquidation) v 12-18 Hill Street Management Company ... found that in 2018, 16% of adjudications related to final account disputes. In Meadowside, Adam Constable QC noted that the drafting of the Act did ......
The JCT Homeowner's Contract
...Many disputes involving residential building projects arise because of a failure to put ......
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