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Construct Newsletter - June 2016

Issue 82


to our June edition of Prettys' Construct. We hope you like the new online format!

This month we look at:

If there are any topics you would like to see featured in a future edition of our newsletter, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Rebecca Palmer


Extensions of time post completion where contractor is culpable for the delay

In Carillion Construction Ltd v Woods Bagot Europe Ltd and others [2016], the Technology and Construction Court considered how to put into effect an extension of time granted to a contractor where the contractual completion date has already passed. Where an extension of time ... Read more

Ipswich Legal Walk

The Ipswich Legal Walk took place on 27 June 2016 and is run by the Eastern Legal support Trust each year. The charity funds free legal advice services in and around Ipswich. Left to right: Melissa de Carvalho, Emily Dixon, Michael Booth, Alice Tennant, ... Read more

Comment from a contact – Ralph Black, CFB

Financing Development & Construction Projects The April 2016 edition of our Construct Newsletter reported on the results of the survey taken at Prettys’ last round of Developers’ Clubs in March: 25% of respondents had confirmed that availability of funding was a major factor to ... Read more

New JCT Minor Works Building Contract 2016 Edition

The JCT has published its updated JCT Minor Works Building Contract, 2016 Edition. Key changes include: Payment – section 4 now represents a more simplified approach with a common payment regime applying to both interim and final payments. Insurance of the works – section 5 ... Read more

Week-long tandem cycle challenge raises over £1,000 for Papworth Trust

Our Ian Seeley, an associate solicitor and keen cyclist here at Prettys, took to his tandem bicycle during National Bike Week (11-19 June), raising over £1,000 in support of leading disability charity, Papworth Trust. Ian collected a colleague from their home each day for a ... Read more

Rebecca Palmer


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