However well-drafted your contract is, there are some terms you cannot avoid and which may be added into your contract. Implied terms can be added to your contract, without your knowledge. They can arise from custom, be imposed by statute (legislation, laws, rules and regulations), or from decisions ...
However well-drafted your contract is, there are some terms you cannot avoid and which may be added into your contract. Implied terms can be added to your contract, without your knowledge. They can arise from custom or practice (general, mercantile or local), be imposed by statute, or from ...
Many contracts contain a clause which allows both partners to change the project or its scope as matters progress. Many of the changes are due to: design development ie completing the scant details that existed when the contracts were signed design changes due to the client changing her mind unexpected events: ...
As I am a construction lawyer, you will forgive the occasional foray into my specialist subject for clauses of interest. In a collateral warranty for a leisure centre. Warrants, acknowledges and undertakes In a collateral warranty relating to the construction of a leisure centre, clause 1 stated: "The Contractor warrants, acknowledges and undertakes that:  ...
Any member of a project team can rely on the Civil Liability (Contribution) Act 1978 to share the losses with anyone else on the project team who is responsible for the same damage [read more]. However, it has become common in the UK construction industry to use a ...
I was asked to sign a framework agreement recently [read more] that said it did not create mutual obligations. I refused as that clause showed a fundamental misunderstanding of what a contract does. This was not the first time I had seen this type of clause ... Mutual ...
As Ken Adams says in his blog on the Nexus Between Contracts and the Law, contracts cannot exist without the courts to interpret, intervene and implement their terms, including by: Deciding whether individual terms in the contract are fair; Deciding whether your contract meets the formalities required; ...