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AI in Construction

Published on 16 July 2024. By Georgina Haynes, Senior Associate

There is a lot of discussion around Artificial Intelligence ("AI") and its application to industry. We have considered what AI is, the benefits and risks, how it fits into the construction industry, the effect on insurers and what the future holds.

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The Week That Was - 12 July 2024

Published on 12 July 2024. By Alan Stone, Partner and Ben Goodier, Partner and Alexandra Anderson, Partner and Tom Green, Partner and Katharine Cusack, Partner and Zoe Eastell, Partner and Felicity Strong, Partner and Peter Mansfield, Partner and Arash Rajai, Partner and Cecilia Everett, Partner and Sarah O'Callaghan, Senior Associate

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The Week That Was - 5 July 2024

Published on 05 July 2024. By Alan Stone, Partner and Ben Goodier, Partner and Alexandra Anderson, Partner and Tom Green, Partner and Katharine Cusack, Partner and Zoe Eastell, Partner and Felicity Strong, Partner and Peter Mansfield, Partner and Arash Rajai, Partner and Cecilia Everett, Partner and Sarah O'Callaghan, Senior Associate

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The Week That Was – 28 June 2024

Published on 28 June 2024. By Alan Stone, Partner and Ben Goodier, Partner and Alexandra Anderson, Partner and Tom Green, Partner and Katharine Cusack, Partner and Zoe Eastell, Partner and Felicity Strong, Partner and Peter Mansfield, Partner and Arash Rajai, Partner and Cecilia Everett, Partner and Sarah O'Callaghan, Senior Associate

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The Week That Was – 21 June 2024

Published on 21 June 2024. By Alan Stone, Partner and Ben Goodier, Partner and Alexandra Anderson, Partner and Tom Green, Partner and Katharine Cusack, Partner and Zoe Eastell, Partner and Felicity Strong, Partner and Peter Mansfield, Partner and Arash Rajai, Partner and Cecilia Everett, Partner and Sarah O'Callaghan, Senior Associate

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Royal Assent for The Leasehold and Freehold Reform Act

Published on 14 June 2024. By Alexandra Anderson, Partner and Sally Lord, Knowledge Lawyer

The Leasehold and Freehold Reform Act 2024 (the Act) received Royal Assent on 24 May 2024. The Government's press release stated that " The Act will make it easier and cheaper for leaseholders to buy their freehold, increase standard lease extension terms to 990 years for houses and flats, and provide greater transparency over service charges."

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The Week That Was – 14 June 2024

Published on 14 June 2024. By Alan Stone, Partner and Ben Goodier, Partner and Alexandra Anderson, Partner and Tom Green, Partner and Katharine Cusack, Partner and Zoe Eastell, Partner and Felicity Strong, Partner and Peter Mansfield, Partner and Arash Rajai, Partner and Cecilia Everett, Partner and Sarah O'Callaghan, Senior Associate

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The Week That Was – 7 June 2024

Published on 07 June 2024. By Alan Stone, Partner and Ben Goodier, Partner and Alexandra Anderson, Partner and Tom Green, Partner and Katharine Cusack, Partner and Zoe Eastell, Partner and Felicity Strong, Partner and Peter Mansfield, Partner and Arash Rajai, Partner and Cecilia Everett, Partner and Sarah O'Callaghan, Senior Associate

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The Week That Was – 31 May 2024

Published on 31 May 2024. By Alan Stone, Partner and Ben Goodier, Partner and Alexandra Anderson, Partner and Tom Green, Partner and Katharine Cusack, Partner and Zoe Eastell, Partner and Felicity Strong, Partner and Peter Mansfield, Partner and Arash Rajai, Partner and Cecilia Everett, Partner and Sarah O'Callaghan, Senior Associate

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The Week That Was – 24 May 2024

Published on 24 May 2024. By Alan Stone, Partner and Ben Goodier, Partner and Alexandra Anderson, Partner and Tom Green, Partner and Katharine Cusack, Partner and Zoe Eastell, Partner and Felicity Strong, Partner and Peter Mansfield, Partner and Arash Rajai, Partner and Cecilia Everett, Partner and Sarah O'Callaghan, Senior Associate

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The Week That Was – 17 May 2024

Published on 17 May 2024. By Alan Stone, Partner and Ben Goodier, Partner and Alexandra Anderson, Partner and Tom Green, Partner and Katharine Cusack, Partner and Zoe Eastell, Partner and Felicity Strong, Partner and Peter Mansfield, Partner and Arash Rajai, Partner and Cecilia Everett, Partner and Sarah O'Callaghan, Senior Associate

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The Week That Was – 10 May 2024

Published on 10 May 2024. By Alan Stone, Partner and Ben Goodier, Partner and Alexandra Anderson, Partner and Tom Green, Partner and Katharine Cusack, Partner and Zoe Eastell, Partner and Felicity Strong, Partner and Peter Mansfield, Partner and Arash Rajai, Partner and Cecilia Everett, Partner and Sarah O'Callaghan, Senior Associate

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The Week That Was – 3 May 2024

Published on 03 May 2024. By Alan Stone, Partner and Ben Goodier, Partner and Alexandra Anderson, Partner and Tom Green, Partner and Katharine Cusack, Partner and Zoe Eastell, Partner and Felicity Strong, Partner and Peter Mansfield, Partner and Arash Rajai, Partner and Cecilia Everett, Partner and Sarah O'Callaghan, Senior Associate

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The Week That Was – 26 April 2024

Published on 26 April 2024. By Alan Stone, Partner and Ben Goodier, Partner and Alexandra Anderson, Partner and Tom Green, Partner and Katharine Cusack, Partner and Zoe Eastell, Partner and Felicity Strong, Partner and Peter Mansfield, Partner and Arash Rajai, Partner and Sarah O'Callaghan, Senior Associate

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Court considers requirements for a condition precedent to litigation in Local Authority application

Published on 26 April 2024. By Zack Gould-Wilson, Senior Associate and Alexandra Anderson, Partner and Cat Zakarias-Welch, Knowledge Lawyer

In Lancashire Schools SPC Phase 2 Ltd v Lendlease Construction (Europe) Ltd [2024] EWHC 37 (TCC) a local authority failed in its application to have the claim against it stayed or struck out on the basis of non-compliance with a contractual dispute resolution mechanism.

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JCT 2024 has landed! This is the ideal time to update your contracts

Published on 24 April 2024. By Arash Rajai, Partner and Joshua Green, Associate and Claire Wilmann, Senior Associate

The JCT 2024 suite of contracts has arrived, with the Design and Build Contract being the first to be released.

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The Week That Was – 19 April 2024

Published on 19 April 2024. By Alan Stone, Partner and Ben Goodier, Partner and Alexandra Anderson, Partner and Tom Green, Partner and Katharine Cusack, Partner and Zoe Eastell, Partner and Felicity Strong, Partner and Peter Mansfield, Partner and Arash Rajai, Partner and Sarah O'Callaghan, Senior Associate

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The Week That Was – 12 April 2024

Published on 12 April 2024. By Alan Stone, Partner and Ben Goodier, Partner and Alexandra Anderson, Partner and Tom Green, Partner and Katharine Cusack, Partner and Zoe Eastell, Partner and Felicity Strong, Partner and Peter Mansfield, Partner and Arash Rajai, Partner and Sarah O'Callaghan, Senior Associate

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The Week That Was – 5 April 2024

Published on 05 April 2024. By Alan Stone, Partner and Ben Goodier, Partner and Alexandra Anderson, Partner and Tom Green, Partner and Katharine Cusack, Partner and Zoe Eastell, Partner and Felicity Strong, Partner and Peter Mansfield, Partner and Arash Rajai, Partner and Sarah O'Callaghan, Senior Associate

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The Week That Was - 28 March 2024

Published on 28 March 2024. By Alan Stone, Partner and Ben Goodier, Partner and Alexandra Anderson, Partner and Tom Green, Partner and Katharine Cusack, Partner and Zoe Eastell, Partner and Felicity Strong, Partner and Peter Mansfield, Partner and Arash Rajai, Partner and Sarah O'Callaghan, Senior Associate

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The Week That Was - 22 March 2024

Published on 22 March 2024. By Alan Stone, Partner and Ben Goodier, Partner and Alexandra Anderson, Partner and Tom Green, Partner and Katharine Cusack, Partner and Zoe Eastell, Partner and Felicity Strong, Partner and Peter Mansfield, Partner and Arash Rajai, Partner and Sarah O'Callaghan, Senior Associate

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The Week That Was - 15 March 2024

Published on 15 March 2024. By Alan Stone, Partner and Ben Goodier, Partner and Alexandra Anderson, Partner and Tom Green, Partner and Katharine Cusack, Partner and Zoe Eastell, Partner and Felicity Strong, Partner and Peter Mansfield, Partner and Arash Rajai, Partner and Sarah O'Callaghan, Senior Associate

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The Week That Was - 8 March 2024

Published on 08 March 2024. By Alan Stone, Partner and Ben Goodier, Partner and Alexandra Anderson, Partner and Tom Green, Partner and Katharine Cusack, Partner and Zoe Eastell, Partner and Felicity Strong, Partner and Peter Mansfield, Partner and Arash Rajai, Partner and Sarah O'Callaghan, Senior Associate

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Unpacking the Building Safety Act's industry overhaul

Published on 06 March 2024. By Zoe Eastell, Partner and Zack Gould-Wilson, Senior Associate

On June 28, 2022, the Building Safety Act 2022 received royal assent, bringing about the biggest change to building safety in 40 years.

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The Week That Was - 1 March 2024

Published on 01 March 2024. By Alan Stone, Partner and Ben Goodier, Partner and Alexandra Anderson, Partner and Tom Green, Partner and Katharine Cusack, Partner and Zoe Eastell, Partner and Felicity Strong, Partner and Peter Mansfield, Partner and Arash Rajai, Partner and Sarah O'Callaghan, Senior Associate

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The week that was - 23 February 2024

Published on 23 February 2024. By Alan Stone, Partner and Ben Goodier, Partner and Alexandra Anderson, Partner and Tom Green, Partner and Katharine Cusack, Partner and Zoe Eastell, Partner and Felicity Strong, Partner and Peter Mansfield, Partner and Arash Rajai, Partner and Sarah O'Callaghan, Senior Associate

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Construction disciplinary trends analysis #2: engagement letters – worth more than the paper they're written on!

Published on 21 February 2024. By Ben Goodier, Partner and Emma Wherry, Senior Associate and Aimee Talbot, Knowledge Lawyer

This article is the second in our mini-series analysing trends in disciplinary decisions involving construction professionals, with insight from our specialist disciplinary team.

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The week that was - 16 February 2024

Published on 16 February 2024. By Alan Stone, Partner and Ben Goodier, Partner and Alexandra Anderson, Partner and Tom Green, Partner and Katharine Cusack, Partner and Zoe Eastell, Partner and Felicity Strong, Partner and Peter Mansfield, Partner and Arash Rajai, Partner and Sarah O'Callaghan, Senior Associate

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The week that was - 9 February 2024

Published on 09 February 2024. By Alan Stone, Partner and Ben Goodier, Partner and Alexandra Anderson, Partner and Tom Green, Partner and Katharine Cusack, Partner and Zoe Eastell, Partner and Felicity Strong, Partner and Peter Mansfield, Partner and Arash Rajai, Partner and Sarah O'Callaghan, Senior Associate

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The week that was - 2 February 2024

Published on 02 February 2024. By Alan Stone, Partner and Ben Goodier, Partner and Alexandra Anderson, Partner and Tom Green, Partner and Katharine Cusack, Partner and Zoe Eastell, Partner and Felicity Strong, Partner and Peter Mansfield, Partner and Arash Rajai, Partner and Sarah O'Callaghan, Senior Associate

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The week that was - 26 January 2024

Published on 26 January 2024. By Alan Stone, Partner and Ben Goodier, Partner and Alexandra Anderson, Partner and Tom Green, Partner and Katharine Cusack, Partner and Zoe Eastell, Partner and Felicity Strong, Partner and Peter Mansfield, Partner and Arash Rajai, Partner and Sarah O'Callaghan, Senior Associate

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The week that was - 19 January 2024

Published on 19 January 2024. By Alan Stone, Partner and Ben Goodier, Partner and Alexandra Anderson, Partner and Tom Green, Partner and Katharine Cusack, Partner and Zoe Eastell, Partner and Felicity Strong, Partner and Peter Mansfield, Partner and Arash Rajai, Partner and Sarah O'Callaghan, Senior Associate

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The week that was - 12 January 2024

Published on 12 January 2024. By Alan Stone, Partner and Ben Goodier, Partner and Alexandra Anderson, Partner and Tom Green, Partner and Katharine Cusack, Partner and Zoe Eastell, Partner and Felicity Strong, Partner and Peter Mansfield, Partner and Arash Rajai, Partner and Sarah O'Callaghan, Senior Associate

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The Week That Was - 22 December 2023

Published on 22 December 2023. By Alan Stone, Partner and Ben Goodier, Partner and Alexandra Anderson, Partner and Tom Green, Partner and Katharine Cusack, Partner and Zoe Eastell, Partner and Felicity Strong, Partner and Peter Mansfield, Partner and Arash Rajai, Partner and Sarah O'Callaghan, Senior Associate

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RICS PII Minimum Terms consultation – last chance to have your say

Published on 20 December 2023. By Alexandra Anderson, Partner and Catherine Zakarias-Welch, Knowledge Lawyer

RICS requires all regulated firms in the UK and Ireland to hold "adequate and appropriate" indemnity insurance which meets RICS' Minimum Policy Wording.

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The Week That Was - 15 December 2023

Published on 15 December 2023. By Alan Stone, Partner and Ben Goodier, Partner and Alexandra Anderson, Partner and Tom Green, Partner and Katharine Cusack, Partner and Zoe Eastell, Partner and Felicity Strong, Partner and Peter Mansfield, Partner and Arash Rajai, Partner and Sarah O'Callaghan, Senior Associate

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The Week That Was - 8 December 2023

Published on 08 December 2023. By Alan Stone, Partner and Ben Goodier, Partner and Alexandra Anderson, Partner and Tom Green, Partner and Katharine Cusack, Partner and Zoe Eastell, Partner and Felicity Strong, Partner and Peter Mansfield, Partner and Arash Rajai, Partner and Sarah O'Callaghan, Senior Associate

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The Week That Was - 1 December 2023

Published on 01 December 2023. By Alan Stone, Partner and Ben Goodier, Partner and Alexandra Anderson, Partner and Tom Green, Partner and Katharine Cusack, Partner and Zoe Eastell, Partner and Felicity Strong, Partner and Peter Mansfield, Partner and Arash Rajai, Partner and Sarah O'Callaghan, Senior Associate

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The Week That Was - 24 November 2023

Published on 24 November 2023. By Alan Stone, Partner and Ben Goodier, Partner and Alexandra Anderson, Partner and Tom Green, Partner and Katharine Cusack, Partner and Zoe Eastell, Partner and Felicity Strong, Partner and Peter Mansfield, Partner and Arash Rajai, Partner and Sarah O'Callaghan, Senior Associate

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The Week That Was - 17 November 2023

Published on 17 November 2023. By Alan Stone, Partner and Ben Goodier, Partner and Alexandra Anderson, Partner and Tom Green, Partner and Katharine Cusack, Partner and Zoe Eastell, Partner and Felicity Strong, Partner and Peter Mansfield, Partner and Arash Rajai, Partner and Sarah O'Callaghan, Senior Associate

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The Week That Was - 3 November 2023

Published on 03 November 2023. By Alan Stone, Partner and Ben Goodier, Partner and Alexandra Anderson, Partner and Tom Green, Partner and Katharine Cusack, Partner and Zoe Eastell, Partner and Felicity Strong, Partner and Peter Mansfield, Partner and Arash Rajai, Partner and Sarah O'Callaghan, Senior Associate

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The Week That Was - 27 October 2023

Published on 27 October 2023. By Alan Stone, Partner and Ben Goodier, Partner and Alexandra Anderson, Partner and Tom Green, Partner and Katharine Cusack, Partner and Zoe Eastell, Partner and Felicity Strong, Partner and Peter Mansfield, Partner and Arash Rajai, Partner and Sarah O'Callaghan, Senior Associate

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The Week That Was - 20 October 2023

Published on 20 October 2023. By Alan Stone, Partner and Ben Goodier, Partner and Alexandra Anderson, Partner and Tom Green, Partner and Katharine Cusack, Partner and Zoe Eastell, Partner and Felicity Strong, Partner and Peter Mansfield, Partner and Arash Rajai, Partner and Sarah O'Callaghan, Senior Associate

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Construction disciplinary trends analysis #1: continuing professional development

Published on 16 October 2023. By Ben Goodier, Partner and Emma Wherry, Senior Associate and Aimee Talbot, Knowledge Lawyer

This article is the first in our mini-series analysing trends in disciplinary decisions involving construction professionals, with insight from our specialist disciplinary team.

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The Week That Was - 13 October 2023

Published on 13 October 2023. By Alan Stone, Partner and Ben Goodier, Partner and Alexandra Anderson, Partner and Tom Green, Partner and Katharine Cusack, Partner and Zoe Eastell, Partner and Felicity Strong, Partner and Peter Mansfield, Partner and Arash Rajai, Partner and Sarah O'Callaghan, Senior Associate

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The Week That Was - 6 October 2023

Published on 06 October 2023. By Alan Stone, Partner and Ben Goodier, Partner and Alexandra Anderson, Partner and Tom Green, Partner and Katharine Cusack, Partner and Zoe Eastell, Partner and Felicity Strong, Partner and Peter Mansfield, Partner and Arash Rajai, Partner and Sarah O'Callaghan, Senior Associate

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First out the traps: Dissecting the first remediation order under the Building Safety Act

Published on 04 October 2023. By Arash Rajai, Partner and Joshua Green, Associate

Our non-contentious construction team have recently contributed an article to Practical Law considering the first remediation order made by the First-tier Tribunal under section 123 of the Building Safety Act 2022 in Waite and others v Kedai Ltd (2023) LON/00AY/HYI/2022/0005 & 0016.

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The Week That Was - 29 September 2023

Published on 29 September 2023. By Alan Stone, Partner and Ben Goodier, Partner and Alexandra Anderson, Partner and Tom Green, Partner and Katharine Cusack, Partner and Zoe Eastell, Partner and Felicity Strong, Partner and Peter Mansfield, Partner and Arash Rajai, Partner and Sarah O'Callaghan, Senior Associate

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The Week That Was - 22 September 2023

Published on 22 September 2023. By Alan Stone, Partner and Ben Goodier, Partner and Alexandra Anderson, Partner and Tom Green, Partner and Katharine Cusack, Partner and Zoe Eastell, Partner and Felicity Strong, Partner and Peter Mansfield, Partner and Arash Rajai, Partner and Sarah O'Callaghan, Senior Associate

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The Week That Was - 15 September 2023

Published on 15 September 2023. By Alan Stone, Partner and Ben Goodier, Partner and Alexandra Anderson, Partner and Tom Green, Partner and Katharine Cusack, Partner and Zoe Eastell, Partner and Felicity Strong, Partner and Peter Mansfield, Partner and Arash Rajai, Partner and Sarah O'Callaghan, Senior Associate

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