Commercial & Legal

Cost and time overruns are familiar to many in the construction industry, and it’s not uncommon for contractors to have a less-than-perfect view of...

Delay is common in construction projects and the source of many construction disputes. Helen Coxon, a chartered legal executive with Womble Bond Dickinson, looks...

Build UK, the Civil Engineering Contractors Association and the Construction Products Association have come out against supporting the Aldous Bill which is seeking to...

The construction sector is in the grips of a skills shortage which is limiting construction activity and increasing labour costs at the same time....

The second reading of the Aldous Bill, which aims to ring fence retentions in construction that was scheduled to be put before MPs today,...

In preparation for the withdrawal of JCT 2011 (JCT has announced that from April 2018, the JCT 2011 contracts will no longer be in...

Simon Lewis, a partner in the Construction and Engineering team at Womble Bond Dickinson, considers the implications for the supply chain following Carillion’s demise. While...

Proposed parliamentary legislation designed to dramatically reform the controversial practice of payment retentions in the construction industry has been formally unveiled at a House...

Simon Lewis, a partner in the Construction and Engineering team at Womble Bond Dickinson, provides more thoughts and a case law example on the...

During a construction project, there are often complications. Generally, claims arising from a construction contract relate to an extension of time, additional work or...