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Construction workers on a building implementing cladding

The Building Safety Fund: 31 December 2020 Deadline

The Building Safety Fund: 31 December 2020 Deadline Key Contact: Jennifer Butcher Author: Abby Stephens In the March 2020 budget, chancellor Rishi Sunak announced that the UK government would provide £1 billion in 2020-2021 to support the remediation of unsafe non-ACM (aluminium composite material) cladding systems on residential buildings 18 metres and over in both...
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Force Majeure and Frustration: The Impact of Covid-19

Force Majeure and Frustration: The Impact of Covid-19 Key Contact: Jared Ursell Author: Joe Smith The impact of Covid-19 has had a significant impact not only on businesses themselves, but their ability to perform certain contracts, especially as different lockdown regimes have been introduced across different parts of the UK. Disputes can arise as a result; for...
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Alexander Devine Children’s Cancer Trust v Housing Solutions Ltd

Supreme Court Judgement: Alexander Devine Children’s Cancer Trust v Housing Solutions Ltd [2020] UKSC 45 s.84 Law of Property Act 1925, arguing ‘public interest’ and a warning to Developers to discharge or modify restrictive covenants prior to commencing development work. Key Contact: Jennifer Butcher Author: Abby Stephens On 6th November 2020, the Supreme Court handed...
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Security for Costs and COVID-19: International Pipeline Products Limited v IK UK Limited & Others

Security for Costs and COVID-19: International Pipeline Products Limited v IK UK Limited & Others Key Contact: Hugh Hitchcock Author: William Rees Security For Costs An order for security for costs offers a party (usually a defendant) protection from the risk of their opponent engaging them in costly proceedings but not being able to pay...
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