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MacRoberts has strengthened its real estate practice with the promotion of two new partners. Nicole Cook is an experienced property lawyer specialising predominantly in transactional matters. Her work includes the acquisition and disposal of investment properties, vacant properties and land for deve

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Rebecca Barrass, senior associate in MacRoberts’ Construction team, considers a recent appeal hearing relating to Fraser Harbour Commissioners v McLaughlin Harvey Limited. Contracts allowing for Alternative Dispute Resolution mechanisms: Access to the courts remains a “basic principle&rd

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David Wilson from law firm MacRoberts considers the outcome of Mears Limited v Costplan Services and what it tells us about what constitutes practical completion. For the first time in recent years, the courts have considered the definition of practical completion in the case of Mears Limited v Cost

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Solicitor Amy Drew of Scottish lawyers MacRoberts addresses changes to the law in the wake of recent cases relating to “smash and grab” adjudications. In March and December of 2018, we published updates about recent case law which changed the position in relation to &ldquo

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Sarah Pengelly discusses the pros and cons of “living wills” for construction suppliers. Back in November 2018 the Cabinet Office set out a plan which it hoped would allow public bodies to be better prepared in the event of supplier failure. This came on the back of Carillion’s col

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Architectural practice Sheppard Robson, in conjunction with Scottish law firm MacRoberts LLP, has announced the third event in its 'Wellbeing' series: 'Designing Spaces for Mind and Body'. Following on from previous events that have focused on physical wellbeing in workplaces and further education s

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Rebecca Barrass provides an insight on a Court of Appeal ruling into a ‘smash and grab’ construction case. Back in March of this year, we issued an update “Smash and Grab”: where are we now? following Mr Justice Coulson’s decision in S&T (UK) LTD v Grove Development

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Craig Bradshaw Craig Bradshaw gives his top 10 tips for reviewing design responsibility in construction contracts.

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