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Articles & Legal Updates on contractual matters, recent case law changes and items of interest in the construction and property world

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Failure To Serve – A Change Of Approach? by Richard Silver

In a change of approach to earlier decisions in ISG v Seevic and Galliford Try v Estura, it was held in February 2018 in Grove Developments v […]

September 18, 2018 | Silver Shemmings Ash READ MORE
Cross Contract Set-Off – Why Is It Important? by Richard Silver

What is cross contract set-off and why is it important? When disputes arise, it is most often the case that it relates to money. Both parties claim […]

September 13, 2018 | Silver Shemmings Ash READ MORE
Dispute Resolution Via Adjudication by Henry Hathaway

The key to taking a strong position in dispute resolution is to show compliance with all terms of a contract from the start. Disputes are a fact […]

September 3, 2018 | Silver Shemmings Ash READ MORE
Signed, Sealed & Delivered – Are You Actually In Contract? by Richard Silver

One of the most important questions we at Silver Shemmings Ash LLP consider when approached by clients for advice in relation to a dispute, is whether there […]

August 31, 2018 | Silver Shemmings Ash READ MORE
Liquidated Damages by Richard Silver

One reoccurring question we at Silver Shemmings Ash LLP are posed by our clients is whether the liquidated damages stipulated in the contract is enforceable when the […]

August 28, 2018 | Silver Shemmings Ash READ MORE
Payment Notices & Payless Notices by Richard Silver

Introduction In a change of approach to earlier decisions in ISG v Seevic and Galliford Try v Estura, it was held in February 2018 in Grove Developments […]

August 15, 2018 | Silver Shemmings Ash READ MORE
Smash & Grab! Big Changes Afoot by Henry Hathaway

One of the most significant judgements in terms of payment within the construction industry has been decided by Coulson J in his final judgement prior to his […]

July 17, 2018 | Silver Shemmings Ash READ MORE
Declaration Trumps Decision by Laughlan Steer

Vinci Construction UK Ltd v Beumer Group UK Ltd [2017] EWHC 2196 (TCC) (30 August 2017) It is fair to say that, as a firm, we do […]

July 17, 2018 | Silver Shemmings Ash READ MORE
Are you sure you can let your property on Airbnb? by Maurice Esterkin

When purchasing or lending against a leasehold property, buyers and lenders need to ensure that their lease permits short term lettings.  This is particularly crucial where a […]

July 17, 2018 | Silver Shemmings Ash READ MORE
Construction Procurement Routes by Brandon Silver

What Are The Different Procurement Routes? There are three main types of construction contract for the execution of construction work. The differences between the three forms of […]

July 17, 2018 | Silver Shemmings Ash READ MORE
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