The requirement to give notice on claims

Anthony Hussey of Hussey Fraser Solicitors addresses the requirement to give notice of claim under most forms of contract.     “Under most forms of contract it is now a condition precedent to making a claim that notice be given of the claim within a short period of time.” The requirement to give notice of […]


When does time start to run in the case of a construction claim?

Rhona Henry is Head of Matheson’s Construction and Engineering Group. In this issue she poses a simple question that is sure to be of interest… What the Irish Courts say Most stakeholders in the construction industry know their way around the Statute of Limitations 1957 in the context of time triggers for construction claims. But […]


CIF Annual Conference 1st October 2015

The Construction Industry Federation has announced that law firm Maples and Calder as sponsor of the CIF Annual Conference, which will take place in the Hogan Suite, Croke Park Conference Centre, Dublin on Tuesday 1st October. The theme of this year’s conference is “Activity, Jobs and Solutions”. The construction industry is now in recovery phase with […]


Construction Contracts Act moves step closer to full implementation

The long-awaited Construction Contracts Act moved a step closer today with the news that Minister for Business and Employment, Ged Nash TD, has announced the commencement of the application process for appointment to the Panel of Adjudicators under the Construction Contracts Act, 2013. This Act introduces new minimum payment arrangements between parties to a construction contract […]


New construction partner appointed at Mason Hayes & Curran

Business law firm Mason Hayes & Curran has announced the appointment of Shane Dolan as a partner in its construction team. Shane practices in both contentious and non-contentious construction law and has advised a wide range of construction professionals on all aspects of construction contracts. He also advises in relation to various aspects of maritime […]