We often repeat the mantra that whenever a potential dispute arises, taking prompt legal advice is critical. Continue reading →
Unreasonable delay in fulfilling the terms of a contract is an unwise policy, as a recent dispute that ended up in the Court of Appeal shows. When a developer wished to build an ice-skating rink, its first priority was to secure a clear title to the development site. The contract entered into with the vendor required the developer to use ‘reasonable endeavours’ to fulfil certain conditions as soon as reasonably practicable so as to trigger an overage payment of £1.4 million on top of the initial payment made for the purchase of the site. Continue reading →
The 30th anniversary of MIPIM is just around the corner, and once again Healys will be attending. This year our team will be joining the Egypt Delegation, and will be based in The Palais Des Festivals. Held between the 12th and the 15th of March in Cannes, MIPIM is the largest real estate networking event in the property calendar. This year there are expected to be 24,000 delegates from over 100 countries, and three distinct teams from Healys will be attending the 4 day event. Continue reading →
Jerome O’Sullivan, a Partner specialising in Construction Dispute Resolution, recently successfully concluded a high value and complex dispute in the Technology & Construction Court. Continue reading →
Jerome O’Sullivan, Senior Associate, discusses the risks involved in commencing work on a project before a formal contract is agreed and signed.
Jerome O’Sullivan, Senior Associate, discusses the main provisions of the Construction Act 1996 and sets out a helpful summary of the key procedures for dealing with payments under construction contracts. Continue reading →