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Construction Law Reporter

ABBEY HEALTHCARE (MILL HILL) LTD v AUGUSTA 2008 LLP (FORMERLY SIMPLY CONSTRUCT (UK) LLP)

Collateral warranty – Whether a construction contract – Section 104(1) Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996
Online Published Date:  15 Jul 2024

DONOWA AND OTHERS v DONRIDGE HEIGHTS LTD (TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO)

Development agreement – Sale or agency contract?
Online Published Date:  08 Jul 2024

Construction law in 2023: a review of key legal and industry developments

This article provides an overview of some of the most important construction case law, industry and procedural developments over the course of 2023. 

Its jurisdictional scope encompasses England and Wales, Hong Kong SAR, Singapore and UAE with subject matter including contractual interpretation, professional negligence, adjudication enforcement, assignment and limitation. The review also celebrates the 150th anniversary of the Technology and Construction Court and provides a snapshot of trends and ongoing disputes to keep an eye on in 2024.

Key judgments analysed include URS Corporation Ltd v BDW Trading Ltd [2023] BLR 437, Kajima Construction Europe (UK) Ltd and Another v Children's Ark Partnership [2023] BLR 271 and Panther Real Estate Development LLC v Modern Executive Systems Contracting LLC [2023] BLR 552.

The article is available at https://www.i-law.com/ilaw/doc/view.htm?id=438082

 

Building Law Reports

MORGANSTONE LTD v BIRKEMP LTD

[2024] BLR 361
Adjudication by defendant to strike out claim – Application for summary judgment on its defence – Unfair Contract Terms Act – Terms of framework agreement.

TCLARKE CONTRACTING LTD v BELL BUILD LTD

[2024] BLR 409
Part 8 and Part 7 proceedings – Adjudication decision – Review or appeal from adjudication decision – Factual disputes.

Construction Search

New book available

International Construction Law: An Overview

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Edited by Wolfgang Breyer, this book offers an in-depth analysis of international construction law from all the major jurisdictions of the world, alongside their relevant contract law principles.

With each chapter written by an experienced legal professional operating in that region, International Construction Law: An Overview covers subjects including: taking over, defects liabilities, warranties, design issues, termination, bonds and guarantees, limitation of liability, and more.

Our collection of books on FIDIC contracts

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FIDIC contracts are the most widely used contracts for international construction projects around the world and are used in many different jurisdictions. Donald Charrett's series of books discussing their use includes:

FIDIC Contracts in Africa and the Middle East: A Practical Guide to Application

FIDIC Contracts in Asia Pacific: A Practical Guide to Application

FIDIC Contracts in the Americas: A Practical Guide to Application

FIDIC Contracts in Europe: A Practical Guide to Application

Each of these titles can be accessed as part of the Construction channel on i-law.

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