This article examines a recent decision by the English Technology & Construction Court in which the principles of assignment and novation, and the distinction between them, were emphasised.
In the first of a new eight-part series exploring the challenges and opportunities presented by the OFTO Regime, this introductory article sets the scene, laying out the early development of the regime and considering how it could be improved to deliver 40GW of offshore wind by 2030.
In this eight-part series, our multidisciplinary WFW London team will offer a comprehensive analysis of the planning, regulatory, real estate and construction aspects of the OFTO regime and its impact on the future of the offshore wind market.
Highly regarded construction specialist Ryland Ash joins WFW from real estate boutique firm Silver Shemmings Ash LLP in the City of London.
This article examines the decision in Premier Engineering (Lincoln) Ltd v MW High Tech Projects UK Ltd arising out of the dispute-laden development of an energy-from-waste plant in Hull.
Thanks to this acquisition, the group now has 500+ employees and comprises six construction and public works businesses operating through 19 subsidiaries and 42 production sites.
Martin Lucas has written a feature article on the future of e-charging infrastructure in the UK for prominent industry magazine Energy Manager.
The recent UK Technology and Construction Court case of RG Securities (No.2) v Maskell concerning combustible cladding provides helpful guidance on the timescales for bringing claims under the Limitation Act 1980.
This article examines the decision in Bresco v Lonsdale, in which the UK Supreme Court held that an adjudicator had jurisdiction to hear a dispute brought by an insolvent party, notwithstanding the existence of cross-claims.
The Royal Decree-Law 23/2020, which approves measures in the field of energy and other areas for economic recovery entered into force on 25 June 2020. This article provides an analysis of the changes introduced and their effect on renewable energy projects.