Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to the newest version of your browser.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of Construction News, please enable cookies in your browser.

Welcome to the Construction News site. As we have relaunched, you will have to sign in once now and agree for us to use cookies, so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

Legal news

Latest legal news

McArthy and Stone Buntingford 2

Builder charged after digger wrecks £4m homesSubscription

A builder has been accused of partially destroying five recently built McCarthy & Stone houses worth £4m in Hertfordshire.

Multiplex wins injunction against daredevil climbers_100 Bishopsgate

Multiplex wins injunction against daredevil climbersSubscription

Multiplex has secured an injunction banning four daredevil climbers from entering three of its biggest London construction sites.

Legal gavel

Specialist fined £65k for health and safety failingsSubscription

A construction firm and its director have been fined a total of £65,000 for health and safety breaches.

Questions about future funding streams for Britain’s highways remained this week after the government’s long-awaited command paper on roads policy failed to suggest new ways to attract private finance.

Amey legal challenge forces council to axe 10-year dealSubscription

West Sussex County Council will re-tender a 10-year highways maintenance contract awarded to Ringway following a High Court challenge by rival bidder Amey.

Safety signs on site

Housebuilder fined £75k for widespread safety failingsSubscription

A Stockport housebuilder has been fined £75,000 after widespread safety failings at two sites were found to be putting employees’ health at risk.

Vinci wins £9.6m damages battle with Gatwick subcontractor

Vinci wins £9.6m damages battle with Gatwick subcontractorSubscription

Vinci has won a High Court dispute with a subcontractor over damages following delays to its £184m upgrade of Gatwick Airport’s South Terminal.

CREDIT Google_Lendlease urged to 'do the right thing' on £3m re-cladding bill

Lendlease urged to 'do the right thing' on £3m re-cladding billSubscription

Residents have called on Lendlease to cover a £3m bill to re-clad a 345-home development after a property tribunal ruled leaseholders were liable for the costs.

Amey provision drags down Ferrovial profit

Amey provision drags down Ferrovial profitSubscription

Ferrovial slumped to a £46m loss in the first half of 2018 following Amey’s provision for its Birmingham roads deal, according to its interim results.

Firms face charges over refinery explosion deaths_Pembroke Refinery

Firms face charges over refinery explosion deathsSubscription

Two companies are facing prosecution over an oil refinery explosion in south Wales seven years ago in which four maintenace workers were killed.


Director banned for dodging sales VAT Subscription

The director of a construction firm has been banned for seven years after he under-declared VAT liabilities by failing to disclose all his firm’s sales.

Grenfell: Police reveal three interviews held

Grenfell: Police reveal three interviews heldSubscription

Police have carried out three interviews under caution in relation to the Grenfell Tower fire as investigators consider offences including gross negligence manslaughter and corporate manslaughter.