Autumn 2015 Issue

Probyn Miers welcomes you to our Autumn 2015 edition of ‘Perspective’ which brings you news, information and points of view on topical issues relevant to construction lawyers, architects, contractors, engineers, insurers and to all our colleagues and friends in the international and UK Construction Industry.

..         Fire Safety in Tall Buildings – Part 1
By Martin Edwards

The citizens of Dubai, London and elsewhere cannot fail to notice the worldwide, post-recession, tall building phenomenon. But Dubai and London lag significantly behind China, which produced……  Read More

The Use of Modified FIDIC Forms in the UAE
By Cathy Joshi

The UAE, in particular Dubai and Abu Dhabi, has seen an extraordinary growth in construction over the last two decades.The FIDIC Conditions of Contract are still predominantly used on construction projects in the region however…..  Read More

Expert Evidence in Adjudication
By Gerard McLean

Very many UK construction disputes go to adjudication without any input from expert witnesses, even where the contentious issues are technical in nature. Given the often substantial sums at stake, this is surprising, but several explanations suggest themselves…..   Read More

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