The Professional Risks Bulletin from Beale and Company.
Why is the CIC Novation Agreement the correct basis for the novation of a consultant There are two basic forms of novation agreement. The “ab initio” form (produced by the CLLS and often by clients) and the “switch” (produced by the CIC). Location:UK
A recent decision from the Outer House of the Scottish Court of Session offers helpful guidance to construction professionals when incorporating conditions of engagement by reference and useful judicial insight on the enforceability of the net contribution clauses and in particular the net contribution clause in the ACE 1998 Conditions. Location: UK
If two parties are jointly responsible for damage, who pays, and how much? The answer to this question is often surprising (and dismaying) for one of the parties… Location: UK
A recent case, drawing on an archaic nineteenth century statute, opens up another route for creditors to make directors personally liable for their company's debts. The Court of Appeal held that a director, who signs a contract on behalf of his company, might be making an implied representation about the company's ability to perform that… Read More >
Notes on the Court of Appeal decision in RTS Flexible Systems Ltd v Molkerei Alois Muller GmbH & Co KG on 12 February 2009.
Notes on the TCC decision in Fizpatrick Contractors v Tyco Fire & Integrated Solutions on 20 February 2009.
Two local authority pension schemes have launched legal action in the US against the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and others are considering joining them. Location: UK
The JCT has just released a consultancy agreement for larger projects. Here's what you should be aware of before you go ahead and sign it. Location: UK
The recent severe winter weather throughout the UK has not only brought Health and Safety concerns for Project Managers, Site Supervisors and Contractors but will lead to an increase in contractual claims for delay and disruption in the next few months. Location: UK