HENRY HATHAWAY writes any party entering into a contract where there is a Design & Build must ask itself whether or not the standard form of contract or bespoke drafting contains sufficient terms to address the scenarios envisaged.
COLM MCGRATH, Managing Director, Surety Bonds, writes that the world’s central banks are walking a wobbly tightrope as they try to maintain economic stability.
Neil Menzies, Director of Sustainability, Hibernia Real Estate Group, writes about the company’s approach to sustainability within its property portfolio and how it intends to become a net-zero carbon and climate-resilient business by 2030.
Henry Hathaway asks when it comes to off-site construction or manufacturing, from a legal perspective, when does construction, in fact, commence on a project?
86,000 residential units submitted for planning in the past 12 months – Construction Information Services
ADAM DARGAN, Residential Researcher, Construction Information Services, details key trends in residential building activity in the past 12 months and analyses applications granted for indications of what residential construction activity there may be in the coming year.
COLM MCGRATH, Managing Director, Surety Bonds, writes that despite the enormous economic impact of the Russian war on Ukraine, the markets will adjust and that by holding its course, Europe should avoid a recession or lengthy period of stagflation.
“If a party descends into a dispute without the proper records or procedure, then it most likely will face an uphill battle”
HENRY HATHAWAY writes that records are the building blocks of any claim, whether you are attempting to defend or advance a claim.
Aoife Brennan, Director, Research & Consultancy, Lisney, writes that Housing for All will, in time, have a positive impact, but some parts of the plan may have unintended negative consequences on viability and the supply of land.
Henry Hathaway – A variation is an alteration in the scope of works in a construction contract that will include substitutions, additions and omissions.
The perils of beginning work without agreeing the precise basis upon which it is to be done – Henry Hathaway
Henry Hathaway – “Courts or other tribunals are simply not there to make a bad bargain a good one, they will simply give effect to the terms that the parties agreed upon”