This House believes Adjudication is better than Court

King’s College Construction Law Association (“KCCLA”) debate - Thursday 31st January

Liquidated damages before and after termination: GPP Big Field LLP and another v Solar EPC Solutions SL (Formerly Prosolia Siglio XXI) [2018] EWHC 2866 (Comm)

This lengthy and detailed judgment of Richard Salter QC provides a helpful summary of the operation of liquidated damages clauses in commercial contracts and also considers the obligations arising under parent company guarantees and indemnities.

Construction law in 2018: an analysis

Contract law must be as clear as possible and its rules acknowledged as defaults.

The Supreme Court gives us a new test of ‘intent’ under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954: S Franses Ltd v The Cavendish Hotel (London) Ltd [2018] UKSC 62

The Supreme Court has handed down its landmark decision on the meaning of ‘intention’ in grounds F and G of section 30(1) of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954, changing a test that has been essentially settled since the 1950s.