Construction law knowhow by David Lewis
Performance bonds have long been used in the construction industry to protect building owners or developers (“employers”) from the consequences if the main contractor becomes insolvent, or (a much less frequent occurrence) if the contractor remains solvent but fails to carry out and complete...
Summary of insurance provisions, v1.docx (40,3 kB)
An occasional (and not usually very remunerative) client of the contentious construction lawyer is the houseowner who is experiencing the builders from hell. (About as frequent is the builder who finds himself at the wrong end of the client from hell, but let’s leave that for a future...
It is not always a good idea for clients to use JCT building contracts unamended.
Non-contentious construction lawyers will be familiar with the necessary amendments, which in some cases differ depending on which form of contract is used.
JCT contracts say little or nothing about...
When a contractor becomes insolvent.docx (1,5 MB)