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Construction weekly highlights—1 April 2021

Construction weekly highlights—1 April 2021
Published on: 01 April 2021
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Construction weekly highlights—1 April 2021
  • In this issue:
  • Disputes
  • Litigation—recovery of costs
  • Litigation—exemption clauses
  • Litigation—conflict of terms
  • Projects
  • Major Birkenhead redevelopment plan launched
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Impact of coronavirus on civil litigation
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of Construction weekly highlights includes a case in which the Technology and Construction Court (TCC) held that a bidder who brought an unsuccessful procurement challenge was required to pay the costs incurred by the successful bidder in relation to the litigation (Bechtel v HS2), the announcement of a major new scheme in Birkenhead, a barrister’s perspective on how Coronavirus (COVID-19) has impacted civil litigation one year on, the launch of an Environmental Audit Committee inquiry on sustainability, new government investment in green home upgrades and a survey by the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) and advice from the CIC to architects in relation to the difficulties in the professional indemnity (PI) insurance market. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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