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Morton Fraser's head of construction law Jonathan Seddon looks at the potential impact of coronavirus on UK construction projects being procured under JCT. I started looking at the potential impact that the coronavirus might have on my client's construction projects a few weeks ago when th

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Morton Fraser has been reappointed under the Scottish Government’s Legal Services Framework to provide general property legal services for the next two years, with the option to extend the contract for a further two. The exclusive contract will see Morton Fraser provide a diverse range of lega

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Julie Scott-Gilroy, an associate at Morton Fraser, has been accredited as a specialist in construction law by the Law Society of Scotland. Ms Scott-Gilroy acts for a variety of clients including employers (private and public), contractors, sub-contractors, consultants and insurers. Her recent w

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Morton Fraser’s Jonathan Seddon determines the pros and cons of a modular approach to delivering homes compared to traditional building. The use of the pre-fab (or modular) building is by no means a new concept in the UK. Historically, it came to the forefront of construction following the Sec

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Morton Fraser’s Elspeth Carson asks whether the rise of city centre living and office developments could spell the end for the edge of town business park. Much has been written currently about the future of town centre retail and edge of centre retail parks, but many edge of centre business pa

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By Jonathan Seddon, a partner and head of construction law at Morton Fraser If you are a developer and you've asked your contractor for a bond, then the chances are that the form of bond put forward will be the ABI Model Form of Guarantee Bond, or certainly something very close to that.

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The recently published judgment of O’Farrell J in Swansea Stadium Management Co. Ltd v Swansea City and County Council ([2018] EWHC 2192 (TCC)) provides guidance on limitations of time clauses contained in collateral warranties and acts as a reminder that collateral warranties are ca

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Commercial real estate specialist Jonathan Seddon discusses the Brexit concerns that now regularly feature in construction contract negotiations and the implications being felt with regards to workforce and tariffs. With less than five months to go until the UK formally leaves the EU, Brexit concern

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