Letter Before Action | LawBite

February 7, 2018
Letter Before Action LawBite Legal advice

Do you have a claim you want to pursue? Have you suffered loss through someone’s negligence or breach of contract? Are you owed a debt? You may wish to issue court proceedings to resolve this issue. However, there are preliminary steps that you should address first. And the principle step is a letter of claim. The Civil Procedure Rules and Pre Actio...

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The Carillion Crisis | 3 Things that Happened and How to Prevent it

January 18, 2018
LawBite construction free legal advice

Once again the headlines highlight that no company is too big to fail. This time it is the giant construction company Carillion that entered into liquidation early this week. In the coming days you will probably hear a lot about the social, economic and political impacts of the aftermath of Carillion’s liquidation. What you will not hear about much, however,...

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Contracts | Part 2: What Does Construction Law Say About Contracts?

December 5, 2017
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We’re about to launch our brand new ‘Construction Guides to the Law’ and we thought we’d give you a sneak preview on the content. Last week we looked at why contracts are important and this week we’re looking at some of the legislation that goes into them. If your construction business involves architecture, design, surveyi...

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Contracts | Part 1: Why are Contracts so Important in the Construction Industry?

November 28, 2017
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We’re about to launch our brand new ‘Construction Guides to the Law’ and we thought we’d give you a sneak preview on the content. This week we’re looking at contracts in the construction sector and why they’re so important. The construction sector is heavily contractual. And it should be! Many parties are involved: em...

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