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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.
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).
Kennedys is celebrating 20 years in Hong Kong, and is also moving to new offices.
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.
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.
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 2020-10-30
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.
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.
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.
In the second of our series of articles intended to introduce new users to the NEC (New Engineering Contract) suite of contracts, and with particular focus on its proposed use on the NRC Project in Peru, we explore the general principles of NEC design liability.