Legal Notes:

The Construction Industry in at best complex and at worst subject to the same kinds of accusation as are levelled at politicians; as with all types of businesses the end game is profit and in highly competitive markets, faced with managing time and quality pressures, the end result is dispute.

The flood of case law has become a torrent with Adjudication having first breached the dam and the Human Rights Act and other European legislation now looking to cause even greater uncertainty and risk. As items of interest arise they will be noted in this section - anyone who spots anything that deserves a wider audience , or has a view on anything referred to below is invited to e-mail