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Kennedys is celebrating 20 years in Hong Kong, and is also moving to new offices.
We are pleased to announce that the publication of the 2021 edition of The Legal 500 UK has seen us ranked as a ‘top-tier firm’ in nine practice areas.
“Fenomeno del Niño” is the name given to an unpredictable weather event specific to the eastern side of the Pacific Ocean.
The world looks a little different since we wrote our introductory article about MMC back in March. Countries the world over have been significantly impacted by the novel coronavirus and have tried to prevent its spread through lockdown measures of varying degrees.
Case review 2020-07-16
Proceedings stayed by Head of the TCC due to “unreasonable and oppressive behaviour” by the claimant
Kennedys’ contentious construction team recently succeeded in being granted a stay of proceedings and security for costs in the Technology and Construction Court on behalf of the defendant, Donald Insall Associates (DIA) in which DIA was represented by Paul Cowan of 4 New Square.
There is no escaping the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the construction industry in Latin America, both on existing projects and future potential. Each government in Latin America has taken the precautions it has deemed necessary.
This update includes a round-up of recent court decisions dealing with design obligations in supply contracts and a number of issues relevant to adjudication, including: insolvency, Part 8 declarations, the correction principle and the interplay between “true value” and “smash and grab”.
Case review 2020-07-08
On 17 June 2020, the Supreme Court handed down judgment in the case of Bresco Electrical Services Limited v Michael J Lonsdale (Electrical) Limited reversing the Court of Appeal’s decision and holding that the two regimes of insolvency and adjudication are compatible.
The COVID-19 pandemic has heralded almost unprecedented levels of uncertainty in all industries. The construction industry is no different. Contracting parties are looking to their contracts to assess their rights - and potential obligations and liabilities – in the event of breach of contract.
As COVID-19 spreads, the impact on the construction industry is increasing. The construction industry in the Commonwealth Caribbean relies heavily on European, Asian and American suppliers/manufacturers for construction materials and labour.