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Emission Impossible by Laughlan Steer

Background It should not be news that burning fossil fuels to produce energy releases carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere. This increase in CO2 exceeds the tolerances […]

April 30, 2019 | Silver Shemmings READ MORE
Is The Case Of Balfour Beatty v Groves Confined To Its Own Particular Facts? by Chidi Egbochue

The case of Balfour Beatty Regional Construction Limited v Grove Developments Ltd [2016] EWCA 990 is frequently cited as authority for the proposition that if the parties […]

April 5, 2019 | Silver Shemmings READ MORE
Success In The Court Of Appeal For Silver Shemmings Ash

“Practical Completion” considered by Court Appeal for the first time in 50 years Andrew Rigney QC and Dermot Woolgar (who successfully appeared for PNSL and were instructed […]

March 29, 2019 | Silver Shemmings READ MORE
Growing Businesses – Facing The Challenge Of Funding & Liquidity by Henry Hathaway

Having spent 12 years working in the construction industry as a civil engineer prior to becoming a solicitor, I spent my years working for designers, developers and […]

January 31, 2019 | Silver Shemmings READ MORE
Making The Leap Project – Jon Sharp

Jon Sharp is taking part in a fantastic project with ‘Making The Leap’, a London-based charity that improves social mobility by raising the aspirations of, and increasing […]

January 28, 2019 | Silver Shemmings READ MORE
Air Rage And The Law by Jon Sharp

Now we have all been there, we have all sat on a flight next to a person we would rather not have sat next to in normal […]

January 8, 2019 | Silver Shemmings READ MORE
Silver Shemmings Ash Welcomes Julian Hollway

Silver Shemmings Ash are delighted to announce that we will be joined in the New Year by Julian Holloway as a Consultant. Julian has had a career […]

December 21, 2018 | Silver Shemmings READ MORE
Who Wins In The Social Media War? by Jon Sharp

Have you ever wondered why your contract of employment contains a social media clause? Jon Sharp explains… I first started work on the 18th August 1986. I […]

December 10, 2018 | Silver Shemmings READ MORE
Cardinal Hume Sleepout Event Round Up by Cat Westmacott

Thank you very much for all of your kind donations for our Sleep Out in November! We started our evening in the Collections Gallery with some of […]

December 10, 2018 | Silver Shemmings READ MORE
Notification Of Compensation Events Under The NEC3 Contract by Richard Silver

One of the most important provisions within the NEC3 form of Contract is Clause 61.3, which states that: “if the Contractor does not notify [the Project Manager […]

November 2, 2018 | Silver Shemmings READ MORE
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