Construction disputes

Effective, early and successful resolution of disputes can be critical to construction professionals. We understand that our clients need prompt, clear and commercial advice when they arise. 

Disputes in construction can have a far reaching impact on your business, be it financial impact on narrow margins, reputational damage or the disruption of key projects. Our team has experience of all forms of dispute resolution and avoidance , whether acting on the record or advising behind the scenes.

We act for claimants and defendants from the top to the bottom of the supply chain, advising a range of employers, contractors, sub-contractors and public bodies. We understand that time, money and resources are crucial to our clients’ business and work with them to achieve the best outcome, commercially and legally.

Alongside our expert legal knowledge, our team of disputes lawyers understand the particular requirements of all forms of dispute resolution. From the fast pace of adjudication to the meticulous case building required in major litigation and arbitration, our experience of dispute resolution can support your business through the process with a proven record of success in all forums.

From complex multi-million pound claims to monthly payment disputes, we have the commercial insight and legal knowledge to help you resolve disputes effectively and commercially, allowing your business to focus on what it does best.

When is a Contract Written in Stone – Part 2

Last month Partner Andrew Cromby considered whether it was ever possible for a written contract to be drafted in such a way that it could not be…

Andrew Cromby
Andrew Cromby Partner
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Dan Cutts will leave the firm at the end of April after almost twenty years


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When is a contract written in stone?

Andrew Cromby, Partner at Weightmans LLP, considers whether the terms of any contract can truly be said to be fixed.

Andrew Cromby
Andrew Cromby Partner

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LEGAL COMMENT: Smash and Grab adjudications - time may be up

In a very recent development, the Technology and Construction Court has held that an employer is entitled to commence an adjudication to determine the…

Paul Lowe
Paul Lowe Associate

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Weightmans welcomes legal duo in London

Two new Partners for Weightmans as firm keeps up fast pace of high level recruitment

Kieran Jones
Kieran Jones Partner

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Weightmans welcomes top commercial litigator to growing London office

National law firm Weightmans has appointed Andrew Cromby as Partner in the firm’s London office.

Andrew Cromby
Andrew Cromby Partner

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Contracting away concurrent delay

The recent High Court TCC case of North Midland Building Ltd v Cyden Homes Ltd examines the right of parties to contract out of the general principles…

Paul Lowe
Paul Lowe Associate

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A broader interpretation of exclusions on liability?

In Persimmon Homes Ltd and others v Ove Arup & Partners Ltd [2015] EWHC 3573 (TCC) the court interpreted a consultant’s exclusion of liability…


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