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  • Are You Failing the Readability Test?

    A top city law firm recently conducted a customer satisfaction survey asking clients to comment on the quality of their contract drafting service. Not surprisingly, the general consensus was that the contracts were overly wordy and too complex for a layperson to read.

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    07/12
  • Squeezing Yourself Out of a Remedy?

    It is not unusual for a referring party to try to restrict the scope of adjudication: perhaps to limit the cost of the referral but also perhaps for tactical reasons. The case of Pilon Limited v Breyer Group Plc highlights the danger of seeking to restrict the scope of an adjudication to gain a tactical advantage.

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    07/12
  • Minding your Contractual P’s and Q’s!

    The case of William Hare v Shepherd Construction illustrates the importance of ensuring that contracts are regularly updated to reflect any changes made to the legislation.

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    07/12
  • Careless Words…. Cost Time and Money!

    The case of WW Gear Construction Limited v McGee Group Limited demonstrates the need for precise drafting of clauses within a contract.

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    04/12
  • The End of the Tolent Clause?

    The recent decision in the case of Yuanda(UK) v WW Gear Construction has redressed the perceived inequity imposed by the "Tolent Clause".

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    04/12
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