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Construction Law Webinar: contracting for certainty
This webinar considers the advantages of taking time to get a construction contract right and signed at the outset. It explores the recent Court of Appeal case of North Midland Building Ltd v Cyden Homes Ltd, in which the court held that an express contractual term took priority over a common law principle known as the prevention principle.Click here to watch
Take notice! Contractual notifications under construction contracts
Our second webinar in the Construction Contracts series provide clients with an overview of developments relating to contractual notification requirements and how these are being interpreted in the context of disputes.Click here to watch
Interpretation of construction contracts - post Arnold and beyond
This first webinar in our Construction Contracts series provides an update on the recent change in approach to contractual interpretation stemming from the Supreme Court’s decision in Arnold v Britton in 2015 and subsequent cases. Our speakers share their insight into the way case law has developed post Arnold and how this applies in a construction law context.Click here to watch