Construction and Litigation expert Sam Bawden advises on the likely effects on construction contracts during this turbulent time.
Many readers will no doubt be familiar with the principle of the “smash and grab” Adjudication (hopefully because they have heard me talk about it before, and not because they have been on the wrong end of one!). The term refers to an Adjudication commenced by a contractor/sub-contractor after it has made an application for payment under a construction contract, in circumstances where its employer (which may be a main contractor) has neither issued a valid payment certificate nor a valid pay less notice but has nevertheless withheld payment.
Sam Bawden, construction solicitor, discusses the importance of getting interim applications and pay less notices correct, highlighting the mistakes of others.
Sam Bawden, Construction Law solicitor, discusses the often contentious legal point of practical completion in the construction industry.
David Dixey, Employment Law specialist, discusses this month's important Court case involving Plimlico Plumbers and the employment status of its plumbers.
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