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RICS Conflict Avoidance Pledge

Published on 12 February 2018. By Rebecca May, Associate

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It is a well-known fact that the costs of resolving disputes can quickly escalate, and that it is often not cost and time effective to pursue even mid-sized claims through arbitration or litigation. In an attempt to circumvent the need for this sort of dispute resolution, by avoiding disagreements developing into disputes, the Conflict Avoidance Coalition has formed and introduced a "Conflict Avoidance Pledge".

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Retrospective and prospective delay analyses – do they provide the same results?

Published on 26 January 2018. By Dan Preston, Partner and Rebecca May, Associate

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The recent case of Fluor v Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry Co considered the difference between prospective and retrospective approaches to delay analysis and whether they lead to the same results.

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Adjudication – mind the recovery gap

Published on 23 October 2017. By Rebecca May, Associate

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O'Farrell J recently severed an adjudicator's decision as she considered that the adjudicator did not have jurisdiction to award costs under the Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998 (Late Payment Act) in Enviroflow Management Ltd v Redhill Works (Nottingham) Ltd (2017) (unreported, 16 August 2017).

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Fitness and a Full Time Job

Published on 23 June 2017. By Rebecca May, Associate

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With sedentary and time-consuming jobs, it can be difficult to find the time to get the recommended level of exercise in each week. Rebecca May considers how to juggle fitness and a full time job.

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A Mayor Fayre

Published on 28 April 2016. By Rebecca May, Associate

Thursday May 5 2016 will (hopefully) see Londoners flocking to their local polling stations to vote for the next London Mayor.

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