This is the first of our five-part series covering the issues facing the construction industry in five different jurisdictions across the world in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
This series discusses force majeure, suspension, termination and relevant practical advice in the following jurisdictions: England & Wales, Germany, the Middle East and Asia (with a particular focus on Singapore and Thailand).
This article discusses potential issues with real estate financing documents in Hong Kong and provides practical guidance for borrowers and the lenders during COVID-19.
This briefing examines the English Court of Appeal’s decision in PBS Energo AS v Bester Generacion UK Limited, an important judgment on the approach to enforcement of adjudication awards.
This note considers the various health and safety guidance and legal requirements that are specifically applicable to construction projects in the UK, and how they impact on the question of whether construction sites should shut down or not during the pandemic.
This article provides an update on the steps taken so far to address the ongoing planning challenges arising as a result of Covid-19 in the UK.
In this article we discuss a recent decision on payment notices issued in relation to construction contracts which do not distinguish between construction and non-construction operations.
London Construction Partner Barry Hembling discusses the impact of the coronavirus on construction projects.
In this briefing, we discuss a recent decision of the English Technology and Construction Court which provides useful guidance on exceptions to the general rule that a company in liquidation cannot pursue and enforce an adjudication.
The English Technology and Construction Court has held that the operation of a pain/gain mechanism in an NEC3 Option C (target cost) form of contract was only to be applied once works had completed, and not on an interim basis.