Rachel Armstrong is a lawyer at CMS Cameron McKenna.
There are a number of pieces of legislation and guidance set to affect construction in 2017. Here are eight to keep an eye on.
'No amendment' clauses: Are you protected?Subscription
Parties to construction contracts often rely on ‘no amendment’ clauses – but two recent cases have shown such clauses do not rule out informal amendments being made contrary to their terms.
UCTA and limitation/exclusion clausesSubscription
Limitation and exclusion clauses are standard contract features, limiting the recoverability of consequential losses in the event of a breach. But problems may arise where one party’s standard terms of business are being used.