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Weightmans represents engineers in high court victory

National law firm Weightmans has secured judgment in favour of an engineering client facing a claim arising from a defective sewage treatment plant.

Alex Marler
Alex Marler Partner
Weightmans’ new recruits super-charge energy and utilities team

National law firm Weightmans has welcomed two new partners to its national energy and utilities sector as the firm galvanises its energy offering.

Simon Colvin
Simon Colvin Partner

HMRC say relax - Construction service reverse VAT charge delayed

The Chancellor of the Exchequer has agreed to postpone the new reverse VAT regime for construction services until October 2020

Thomas Collins
Thomas Collins Partner

Building a Safer Future - how new proposals could shape regulations

Construction analysis: Following the review of building regulations and fire safety in the wake of the Grenfell Tower Fire, Paul Lowe, Partner…

Paul Lowe
Paul Lowe Partner

Severing adjudicator’s decisions

The court has given guidance on the circumstances in which it will order the severance of an incorrect portion of an adjudicator’s decision.

Chris Doran
Chris Doran Partner

LEGAL COMMENT: Government launches national consultation on safety in the construction industry

Yesterday the Government announced the launch of its long awaited consultation on safety and regulation in the Construction industry.

Paul Lowe
Paul Lowe Partner

Sovini Group brings in Weightmans as lead legal partner

Merseyside’s The Sovini Group has appointed national law firm Weightmans as its principal legal services provider following a competitive bidding…

Sian Evans
Sian Evans Partner

NHS Trust ordered to pay over £34,000 regarding asbestos exposure

Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Hospitals Trust has been fined £16,000, and ordered to pay costs of more than £18,000 over failures relating to asbestos…

Dewi Ap-Thomas
Dewi Ap-Thomas Partner


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