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Spring Budget 2017 – What Does It Mean For You?

Spring Budget 2017 – Chancellor Philip Hammond will deliver his first Spring Budget 2017 this afternoon.

With the process of triggering Article 50 fast approaching, the chancellor’s statement could set out the government’s direction as the country prepares for Brexit. Continue reading

NEC4 Coming June 2017 – Will You Be Ready?

NEC4 – With the anticipated arrival of the updated NEC4 Contract SUite on 22nd June Silver Shemmings is offering the opportunity to attend an Update Seminar on 14th June, covering the differences between NEC 3 & NEC4 and how this will affect users of the current Suite. Continue reading

BREXIT And The Carbon Tax (Part 1)

By Cat Westmacott This is the first of two articles to be written about 2016’s changes within the … Continue reading

Concurrent Delay Under Construction Contracts

Richard Silver, Senior Partner at Silver Shemmings LLP, examines in detail the judgment in the Saga Cruises case in which the court adopted a narrow approach to issues of concurrent delay under construction contracts but ultimately supported the position taken in the Society of Construction Law’s Delay and Disruption Protocol. Continue reading

Property Newsletter – Niall Boland & Matthew Bosworth

Silver Shemmings are very excited to announce the coming together of two of the City’s friendliest of rivals … Continue reading

Andrew Burr – Managing The Unfortunate Reality Of Delay & Disruption

Managing The Unfortunate Reality Of Delay & Disruption On Major Infrastructure Development Projects In 2016 & Onwards – Andrew Burr MA(Cantab), ACIArb, FFAVE(Master) Continue reading

Hot Tubbing Session With Experts – Andrew Burr, Sao Paolo SCL September 2016

Hot Tubbing With Witnesses Of Opinion: Current Best Practice For Delay And Quantum Analysts As presented by Andrew … Continue reading

Delay & Disruption In Construction Contracts 5th Edition

Delay and disruption during construction have always been considerations of vital importance in building projects of any scale. The preeminent guide to these often complex and potentially costly issues and an essential reference for any Lawyer, Project Manager, Architect, Contractor or Academic involved with the Construction Industry Continue reading

Shortlist for Construction Lawyer Of The Year!

Silver Shemmings are delighted to announce that Lawyer Monthly has shortlisted us for Construction Lawyer Of The Year … Continue reading

Liquidated Damages – “damages at large” and “time at large”

General damages for breach of contract under English Law is not to punish the wrongdoer, it is to put the injured party back to the position they would have been in had the contract been performed. Continue reading