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11

Dec

Christmas Holidays Shutdown Period – your “Out of office” does not stop contractual deadlines ticking

The Christmas and New Year’s holiday is fast approaching and can be a well-deserved break for those in the building and construction industry.   Unfortunately, deadlines which fall on or around this period can be a potential source of stress, confusion and conflict for owners, developers and contractors alike and if missed, can result in financial burden. In […]

06

Feb

CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT BASICS – Part 1

Part 1 – Who are you?  Who are you contracting with? One of the first things that we look at when a client comes to us is who the relevant parties are.  It is necessary that we think about this for a number of reasons. Despite their size or experience, clients are often confused about what their[…]

21

Jan

PRIME COST SUMS AND PROVISIONAL SUMS

This week, Aleisha MacKenzie and Michael Burgess take a look at Prime Costs and Provisional Sums which can often be a point of dispute between a home owner and their builder in domestic building contracts. Often the cause of this dispute is because owners (and often builders) do not understand what PC and PS are and the[…]