With the continuing impact of factors such as Brexit, the war in Ukraine and the COVID-19 pandemic, construction costs have and indeed continue to rise significantly. This has led to all stakeholders in the construction industry becoming far more acutely aware of the impact of inflation on project delivery than has traditionally been the case

The Technology and Construction Court (TCC) in England and Wales has recently given judgment in Essential Living (Greenwich) Limited v Elements (Europe) Limited in relation the extent to which an adjudicator’s decision is binding on the parties for the purpose of an ongoing final account process. The judgment may be of interest in

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The Regulation of Providers of Building Works Bill (the Bill) continues its progress through the Irish legislature and has now reached the Committee stage (the third stage, before the Dáil). This third stage will see the Bill debated before the Select Committee on Housing, Local Government and Heritage for Committee State, at

The decision in John Paul Construction Limited v Tipperary Co-Operative Creamery Limited [2022] IEHC 3 relates to an application for leave to enforce an adjudicator’s decision pursuant to the Construction Contracts Act 2013 (the Act). It further endorses the key principles of adjudication, including “pay now, argue later”, which have been considered in detail

The significant shortage of houses in Ireland has been well publicised in recent years and indeed was one of the driving forces behind the ‘Rebuilding Ireland Action Plan for Housing and Homelessness’ and the more recent ‘Project 2040 National Planning Framework’.

One of the five central aims of the Rebuilding Ireland Action Plan is increasing

The Irish construction professional indemnity (PI) insurance market has been noticeably hardening in recent years. Having enjoyed quite a lengthy period of relatively stable market conditions, it is our experience that many insurance companies are now tightening their policy terms, increasing premiums and overall are seemingly more reluctant to underwrite the same level