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We’ve Won! BITA Supporter Of The Year

A great night at the British And Irish Trading Alliance dinner on Saturday 20th October and we are so proud to have won the award for BITA […]

October 31, 2018 | Silver Shemmings READ MORE
Silver Shemmings Ash team braves Sleepout Challenge to tackle poverty and homelessness by Cat Westmacott

Sleepout Challenge 2018 A dedicated team from Silver Shemmings Ash are grabbing their sleeping bags, braving the cold and spending a night sleeping outside the Royal Academy […]

October 16, 2018 | Silver Shemmings READ MORE
Limitation Periods – Have You Waited Too Long? by Richard Silver

Claims arising from construction projects often require consideration of the law of limitation. An employer, for example, could have a really strong claim against a contractor for […]

October 8, 2018 | Silver Shemmings READ MORE
Collateral Warranties & Bonds – Your Questions Answered by Henry Hathaway

One of the most misunderstood and misapplied sequences during a construction development is the use and application of collateral warranties. They are documents that are ordinarily left […]

October 3, 2018 | Silver Shemmings READ MORE
Common Questions From Construction Clients by Richard Silver

Most of our tradesmen have cleared the site we are contracted to work on. However, our electricians are still on site currently. Would this constitute abandonment of […]

October 2, 2018 | Silver Shemmings READ MORE
Assessing Extensions Of Time by Richard SIlver

Delays occur on most construction projects, leading to the regular concern of contractors that the works will not be completed by the Completion Date and they will […]

October 2, 2018 | Silver Shemmings READ MORE
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 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 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 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 READ MORE
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