Tom Duncan is a partner at Mayer Brown
The decision on MT Højgaard v E.ON has provided a clear reminder that contracts, including their technical content, need to be carefully drafted, read and understood.
The effect of time-bar provisions on the notification of claims has been a hot topic and there remain areas of legal uncertainty. Glen Water v Northern Ireland Water provides a timely reminder that parties ignore such provisions at their peril.
Offshore wind farms could answer our energy issues but historical problems have hindered their use. But exciting technological developments suggest the winds are about to change.