Articles from the Silver Shemmings Ash Team on contractual matters, recent case law changes and items of interest in the construction and property world

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“After Grove, will sllO(4) be the next (and last) payment issue for the courts to decide?” Robin Orme, Arbitration Club, Law Courts Branch, 10 July 2018

It is perhaps no surprise that I take a different view about sli0B(4). Anecdotally, there is a difference of view among adjudicators as to how to interpret […]

July 10, 2018 | Silver Shemmings READ MORE
Emission Impossible

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
Lessons Learnt From My First Witness Statement

Lessons I Have Learnt From Drafting My First Witness Statement! There are so many stages in life that we go through, many of which are ticked off […]

April 23, 2019 | Silver Shemmings READ MORE
Unforseen Ground Conditions Meets Suits! by Conor Ahern

Introduction: As a Quantity Surveyor, the aim at project commencement was always the same. Find the balance between having a keeping the client satisfied and achieving a […]

April 11, 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
Lease Extensions For Flats by Mohammed Kalam

What is it? A tenant of a leasehold residential flat has a statutory right to a new lease under the Leasehold Reform Housing and Urban Development Act […]

March 12, 2019 | Silver Shemmings READ MORE
Congratulations to Jack Swadling!

Ryland Ash, Managing Partner, announced today ‘The partners and I are delighted to announce, that with immediate effect, Jack Swadling is now an Associate at Silver Shemmings […]

February 27, 2019 | Silver Shemmings READ MORE
Transparent Fee Structures

We are currently updating our website content to provide information on transparent fee structures in line with the SRA guidance. In the meantime we are happy to […]

February 11, 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
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