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Being Tied Up In Knot(weed)! by Sarah Shemmings

The Court of Appeal handed down a judgment yesterday on liability for encroaching Japanese Knotweed. This is an important judgment for landowners and their insurers. Japanese Knotweed […]

July 17, 2018 | Silver Shemmings Ash READ MORE
Dispute Resolution In Construction by Henry Hathaway

Generally, within the Construction industry, it is widely accepted that disputes are a fact of life and will in most cases centre on the amounts due under […]

July 16, 2018 | Silver Shemmings Ash READ MORE
(Good) Faith No More? by Laughlan Steer

Despite the position in several of our European neighbour’s legal systems, there is not in the UK a common law obligation to act in good faith. This […]

July 15, 2018 | Silver Shemmings Ash READ MORE
Offer And Acceptance by Brandon Silver

Introduction The formation of a contract is essential to any construction project. The contract will establish the agreement between all the parties involved and their respective legally […]

July 12, 2018 | Silver Shemmings Ash READ MORE
BREXIT And The Carbon Tax by Cat Westmacott

This is the first of two articles to be written about 2016’s changes within the Construction sector and how to build sustainably in the future BREXIT VOTE […]

July 12, 2018 | Silver Shemmings Ash READ MORE
BIM by Tim Seal

The Government’s BIM Task Group website retains the following 2011 content on its home page: “The Government Construction Strategy was published by the Cabinet office on 31 […]

July 12, 2018 | Silver Shemmings Ash READ MORE
Concurrent Delay Under Construction Contracts by Richard Silver

Richard Silver examines in detail the judgment in the Saga Cruises case in which the court adopted a narrow approach to issues of concurrent delay under construction contracts but ultimately […]

July 12, 2018 | Silver Shemmings Ash READ MORE
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