news tag: Construction

The Environment Act 2021 – 600 days in the making

On 9th November 2021 the Environment Act 2021 finally completed its passage through Parliament, a tortuous passage that had taken over 600 days in three

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Blackpool Borough Council v Volkerfitzpatrick and Others [2020] Ewhc 387 (Tcc): Impact on Construction Law

While the evidence to be provided by corrosion experts acting forthe Claimant in this matter (Blackpool Borough Council) was not ruledinadmissible, this judgment passed by His Honour Judge Steven Davies in theManchester Technology & Construction Court gives a stern warning

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The Nec Standard Form of Contract and Its Application to Project Managers

In this, the second ina series of articles on the NEC standard form of contract, we again look at asituation where the NEC standard form attempts to be user-friendly but:

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Nec – Taking Sides – a Look at the Need for Project Manager Impartiality

This is the third in a series of articles on the NEC standard form of contract, this time dealing with the requirement for Project Manager impartiality.

The NEC standard form stipulates that the main contributors to the Project shall behave

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NEC: Unconventional Pricing for Compensation Events?

This is thefirst of a series of articles on the NEC standard form of contract.

The premise indeveloping the NEC standard form was to create a user-friendly contract, whichprovides clarity and simplicity through the use of simple language. The question

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