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Article 27 jan 2021
In Kvaerner Metals Division of Kvaerner U.S., Inc. v. Commercial Union Ins. Co., the Pennsylvania Supreme Court held that claims of faulty workmanship, including the natural consequences of that faulty workmanship, do not arise from an “occurrence”. 908 A.2d 888, 898 (Pa. 2006).
Article 26 jan 2021
This is the fourth of our series of articles providing an introduction to the NEC (New Engineering Contract) series of contracts, in light of its proposed use on the Reconstruction with Changes Project in Peru. In this article we explore dispute resolution under NEC, considering the commonly used options of adjudication and Dispute Avoidance Boards.
Article 23 dez 2020
Earlier this year, the Court of Appeal ruled that the planned expansion of Heathrow Airport was unlawful. In particular, the Court of Appeal determined that the Secretary of State for Transport had failed to take into account climate change obligations contained within the Paris Agreement on Climate Change when drafting the Airport’s National Policy Statement.
Article 3 dez 2020
This is the latest of our series of articles introducing new users to the NEC (New Engineering Contract) suite of contracts, with particular focus on its proposed use on the Reconstruction with Changes Project in Peru. Here, we consider the standard pricing options under the NEC Engineering & Construction Contract (ECC).
News 27 nov 2020
Kennedys is celebrating 20 years in Hong Kong, and is also moving to new offices.
News 9 nov 2020
Kennedys is delighted to announce the appointment of financial lines specialist Emily Schneider as a partner in the firm’s Insurance group in Melbourne. Emily joins Kennedys from Barry.Nilsson, where she was a special counsel.
News 2 nov 2020
Kennedys has announced that partners Victoria Clucas and Bill Evans have moved from London to Dubai as part of the firm’s plans to strengthen its capabilities across the Gulf and Middle East region.
Article 30 out 2020
This update includes a round-up of recent court decisions dealing with arguments of manifest injustice in enforcement proceedings, retention, adjudication procedure and further consideration of the interplay between the insolvency and adjudication regimes.
Case review 30 out 2020
In one of the most significant decisions dealing with the interplay between insolvency and adjudication since the Supreme Court judgment in Bresco Electrical Services Limited v Michael J Lonsdale (Electrical) Limited [17.06.20], the Technology and Construction Court considered John Doyle Construction Limited’s application for summary judgment to enforce an adjudicator’s decision.
Article 13 out 2020
Following our last two articles in our series regarding “modern methods of construction” , this article will focus on contractual issues to be considered when drafting contracts related to projects using MMC and in particular, off-site construction.