Commercial & Legal

The construction sector has caught the attention of the Competition and Markets Authority in the last year or so. Sarah Kosminsky, a registered European...

It is common within the construction industry for a developer or employer to transfer the rights or obligations under the construction documents to a...

Kara Price from Bond Dickinson summarises what collateral warranties are and what you should consider before signing one. What is a collateral warranty? Defective design or...

Simon Lewis, a partner in the  Construction and Engineering Team at Bond Dickinson, providers of the FIS Legal Helpline, outlines the importance for  subcontractors...

Barrister, Professor Rudi Klein, takes an overview of the retentions campaign with some thoughts on future action and call on the industry to lobby...

Professor Rudi Klein Barrister reviews more cases on the topic of payment and focuses on the legalities of final account applications: The setting for the...

Once made, contracts are meant to be adhered to. That has always been  the attitude of the law. The role of the courts, therefore,...

Today subcontractors are a key component of the supply chain and a foundation for the business model that both principal and specialist contractors have...

Barrister Professor Rudi Klein explains the recently revised statutory guidance on the 30-day payment rule applicable to public sector works under the Public Contracts Regulations...

There is growing concern over the increasing legal costs of pursuing claims in adjudication to deny payment rights. Small and medium sized firms are...