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Claims concerning transactions defrauding creditors

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The Court of Appeal has ruled on how courts should determine claims concerning transactions defrauding creditors.  The Court considered where the burden of proof falls in demonstrating that such a transaction has been made and what value the inference...

Property Development News - read our latest newsletter

Chris Batty
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The Development & Planning and Construction team are pleased to share with you our regular Newsletter. We are ready to discuss any aspect with you should you have further questions Read our latest newsletter ...

Arbitration versus Expert Determination

Chris Snodin
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Arbitration[1] and expert determination are the most common alternative dispute resolution procedures. They are found in very many contracts, for example disputes in relation to the following: rent reviews under leases; service charges under leases; land...

Construction Warranties

Chris Snodin
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We spend a lot of time dealing with construction warranties and here are answers to common questions about them.  Contractors, sub-contractors and consultants are described as the provider below and the beneficiary of the warranty is described as the...

Using the Construction Act to Enforce or Resist Payment

Chris Snodin
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The Construction Act brought adjudication in to ensure that contractors and sub-contractors could enforce payment of amounts due without having to take expensive court proceedings[1].  The Construction Act The Construction Act[2] implies a payment...

What Does Brexit mean for the Construction Industry

Chris Snodin
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The construction industry is a weather vane of economic confidence.  Shares of UK developers and contractors were immediate casualties following the Brexit vote.  Nearly all decisions on substantial investment are now postponed. ...