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Construction Adjudication: A stay of execution

Heath Marshall looks at recent challenges to the decisions of adjudicators and how the financial position of the winning party can affect their outcome ‘The courts have stated that, in enforcement proceedings, they will consider the financial circumstances of both parties if appropriate, although the outcome of such consideration has historically been capricious.’The decisions given …
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Manorial Rights: Title challenge

Paul Stafford explains why those who hold a manorial title, or those who challenge it, must examine the foundations on which the particular title stands ‘The exercise of any right of lordship depends first on establishing or upholding title to the lordship; this is a more difficult task than is often recognised.’Manorial law continues to …
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Construction Focus: Bribery Act 2010

With the imminent introduction of the Bribery Act, John Starr outlines the new offences it creates and its implications for the construction industry ‘All organisations will need to have measures in place to counter bribery, including a statement of values, a code of conduct, detailed policies and procedures, risk management procedures, training and guidance, internal …
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