Category Archives: NEC contracts

Don’t help out the neighbours! (conclusion)

Court of Appeal upholding the Technology and Construction Court’s decision

You might not expect a court action as a result of helping a friend… Part one dealt with the Court of Appeal upholding the Technology and Construction Court’s decision in the case of Lejonvarn v Burgess and another [2017] EWCA Civ 254, with a resulting maximum claim value of £265,000. Don’t help out the neighbours! (Part one) […]

NEC4 – a new generation?

NEC4 information for the construction sector

Evolution rather than revolution At the SCL Conference held last month the drafters of the NEC contract form announced the forthcoming release of “the next generation of NEC contracts – NEC4”. We were told NEC4 is evolution rather than revolution. In terms of the drafting of the core clauses we can get excited by having […]