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Construct Newsletter - November 2016

Issue 87


to our November edition of Prettys' Construct.

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 us.

Rebecca Palmer


New Pre-Action Protocol for Construction and Engineering Disputes Launched

The Pre-Action Protocol for Construction and Engineering Disputes was originally introduced in October 2000 with the aim to avoid litigation where possible by encouraging parties to exchange information. A review of the Protocol in 2015 revealed that the majority of practitioners felt that ... Read more

The ‘right’ answer

Secondary to the parties having a rapid answer! The case of Amey Wye Valley (‘Amey’) v The County of Herefordshire District Council (‘HDC’) [2016] EWHC 2368 (TCC) concerned two adjudications for works to the highways and roads in Herefordshire over a ten year period ... Read more

Recovery of legal costs in Adjudications

Recent changes to the UK’s late payment legislation, Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interests) Act 1988 (‘the Act’) have potentially made available additional means of recovery in adjudications. There is now an increasing trend in adjudications for parties to seek recovery of their ... Read more

Construction Industry Workshops

In January 2017, Prettys’ specialist construction team is delighted to be launching its new range of practical industry workshops, providing cost-effective insight into the key issues of which your organisation should be aware. The workshops will include consideration of the practical application of key ... Read more

Chambers UK 2017

A thank you to our clients! Chambers UK 2017 results are now live and we would like to take this opportunity to thank our clients for getting us to this point. Prettys have been ranked for Construction as regularly representing a number of contractors, ... Read more





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