Day: March 6, 2014

Guidance for architects

According to Tony Bingham, the case of West v Finlay [2013], provides “a superb set of guidance notes for every architect.” Despite the case’s length (nearly 400 paragraphs) he recommended in his column that every architect should “go chapter and verse through this case to learn the lessons.” To save

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10 essentials for a construction contract

I have been developing a set of minimum requirements for construction contracts. Rather than start with a contract and edit madly, I started with a blank sheet of paper and worked out what I needed. I decided on ten essentials. First and foremost you need to know who is involved:

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