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Silver Shemmings Ash Publishes Its First Capability Statement

We are pleased to announce that we have published our first Construction Capability Statement, showcasing both our non-contentious and contentious construction legal services This capability statement also […]

July 16, 2019 | Silver Shemmings READ MORE
CCP Inaugural Networking Event A Great Success

Challenges in Construction and Property had its first event last night! It was a fantastic night and thanks to all of those who came and supported us! […]

July 12, 2019 | Silver Shemmings READ MORE
The Impact Of Variations

In the latest of his series of articles on ‘Building A Better Business’ for the BITA Networks magazine Henry Hathaway looks at the impact of variations, what […]

July 4, 2019 | Silver Shemmings READ MORE
Common Intention At Time Of Contract

Having spent just over 12 years in the construction industry, initially qualifying as a civil engineer, my time has since been spent as a solicitor resolving disputes […]

May 31, 2019 | Silver Shemmings READ MORE
Employer’s Agent (“EA”) and agreements for lease

This article considered two cases which clarified the position in respect of the certifier’s role and obligations. Scheldebouw BV v St James Homes (Grosvenor Dock) Ltd in […]

May 3, 2019 | Silver Shemmings READ MORE
Specific Disclosure granted under Disclosure Pilot Scheme in Kazakhstan Kagazy plc and others v Zhunus and others [2019] EWHC 878 (Comm)

Specific Disclosure granted under Disclosure Pilot Scheme in Kazakhstan Kagazy plc and others v Zhunus and others [2019] EWHC 878 (Comm)  The Commercial Court partially granted an […]

May 3, 2019 | Silver Shemmings READ MORE
Further clarification on the impact of a CVA on adjudication enforcement in Indigo Projects London Ltd v Razin

Further clarification on the impact of a CVA on adjudication enforcement in Indigo Projects London Ltd v Razin and another [2019] EWHC 1205 (TCC)  A CVA is […]

May 3, 2019 | Silver Shemmings READ MORE
Adjudication-related Part 7 and Part 8 application – Willow Corp Sarl v MTD Contractors Ltd

Adjudication-related Part 7 and Part 8 application not to be heard together in Willow Corp Sarl v MTD Contractors Ltd [2019] EWHC 1192 (TCC) (03 May 2019) […]

May 3, 2019 | Silver Shemmings READ MORE
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
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