The UK has committed to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050. For net zero by 2050 to be possible, how will this affect the construction industry?
An article provided by the team at Fenwick Elliott discussing the future of the construction industry!
On Tuesday 12 November Fenwick Elliott held its first Digital Technology breakfast seminar at One Aldwych in front of a select group of industry professionals specialising in digital construction technology.
The Law Commission has recently announced a review of the Arbitration Act 1996 (the “Act”) some 25 years after the legislation first came into force. Learn what it's about within this article.
Those that follow news in the world of ISDS (investor state dispute resolution) will not have missed the recent announcement by the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (“ICSID”) that it hopes to approve extensive changes to its regulations by 21 March 2022.
A poorly drafted Notice can lead to jurisdictional arguments as to whether the adjudicator has the power to decide the dispute which, if successful, can lead to the resignation of the adjudicator.
This Court of Appeal case considers the meaning of a “construction contract” under the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (the “Act”) and provides some clarity in respect of whether collateral warranties are to be treated as construction contracts.
Fenwick Elliott are construction and energy law specialist who has acted for employers on four projects in the past year where the main contractors have become insolvent, here are their 15 top actions for employers to consider when faced with main contractor insolvency.
On 28 April 2022, the Building Safety Bill received Royal Assent and became the Building Safety Act (the “Act”). Certain sections of the Act came into force on 28 June 2022. This article looks at the legislation which has come into force and this important case.
The consequences of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine have joined forces with a surge in demand for construction products, Ofgem’s permitted energy price hikes, the ramifications of Brexit and fallout from covid-19 to strip the construction industry of resources and increase prices.