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The Law Society - National Property Law Conference 2021

The Law Society - National Property Law Conference 2021 This week Trish Barton, Barton Legal’s Commercial Property Director, is attending the National Property Law Conference 2021: Returning to a “new normal”? hosted by The Law...

The Law Society - National Property Law Conference 2021

The Law Society - National Property Law Conference 2021 This week Trish Barton, Barton Legal’s Commercial Property Director, is attending the National Property Law Conference 2021: Returning to a “new normal”? hosted by The Law...

Barton Legal Achieves Rankings in this year's Legal 500

Barton Legal Achieves Rankings in this year’s Legal 500 – Construction Ranking & Leading Individual Barton Legal has once again been recognised by one of the UK’s leading legal directories and ranked as a Leading Practice in...

Case Law Updates - September 2021

Payment dispute CC Construction Limited v Raffaele Mincione [2021] EWHC 2502 (TCC) The Contractor was Engaged by the employer to design and build the core of a new house for the sum of £2,587,250. The Contract was dated 21 April 2016 and used...

Materials, Lead Times and Delays-Industry Leaders Opinions

As the summer period ends, one topic that continues to rattle on within the construction industry is material delays and cost increases. We asked 3 experts to provide questions and answers on this: David Rogers, Deputy Editor, Building Magazine Laura...

The Rapidly Changing Skyline

Bernadette Barker BA (Hons) Dip Arch RIBA MSc Construction Law & Arbitration FCIArb DipICArb C.Arb MIFireE Barker Consultants Have you looked up recently at the skyline and paid attention to all the new flats going up? Don’t you...

On Your Bike...

In July, Bill andTrish took the opportunity to join Club Peloton on one of their most northern bike rides ‘The Five Ferries’, which took place on the west coast of Scotland. As keen cyclists (one being European Duathlon Champion) the pair of...

Too many options, too little time?

Landowners and purchasers often get caught up in buying/selling land as quickly as possible, and overlook other possibilities available to them at that point in time, such as taking/granting an option over the land in question. But what really is the...

Case Law Updates - 9th August 2021: Arbitration and Repudiation

Application to set aside the arbitration award Meher v K&K Real Estate Development Ltd [2021] EWHC 1793 (TCC) (01 July 2021) This case concerns two applications brought by K&K before Mr Roger ter Haar QC. The first application was for a...

Research Support: Delays & Rising Costs in Construction

One thing that isn’t set in stone right now is the price of materials and labour across the globe. The continuation of the pandemic, the impact of COVID, Brexit, issues in the Suez Canal and the Chinese supply chain, coupled with covid ping...

The Olympics: A Celebration of Construction & Competition

Reflecting on our own construction community, the importance of the Olympics and Paralympics to the world really symbolises being ‘together’, which is so important after the past 18 months.   The Olympics and Paralympics not only...

Construction Industry Opportunities in Colombia

   Ricardo Urdaneta  Urdaneta Holguín, Colombia, South America Bill Barton has kindly tasked me with writing a brief article for this newsletter on the construction business perspective from Colombia. As any Colombian, I’m...

NEC & Mediation

A massive thank you to Dr Jon Broome and Nicholas Baatz QC who shared their expert knowledge and experiences through a lively presentation and engaging Q&A.  Webinar Recording:   https://youtu.be/gmRhbcuC2mY Webinar...

Sun, Springwell and Sputnik

We hope you’re all enjoying the sunshine as much as we are. What better way to enjoy it than with an ice-cold pint in the company of friends. Our friends at North Brew Co. have recently opened their new flagship taproom - Springwell with capacity...

Is This the Future of Further Education?

This month Barton Legal proudly sponsored the Further Education Colleges Property Development Conference hosted by Built Environment Networking. Bill hosted session one which covered a lively and insightful session that discussed if the education...

Office Refurbishment

Early this year we took the opportunity to renovate our office. We thought it the perfect time to give the space a refresh, as the work could be carried out while our team worked remotely and meant they could return a bright and beautiful office as...

Moving Forward with Modular

We speak to Shellie O’Connor of Actiform , one the UK’s largest privately owned modular builders. For over 40 years Actiform have and continue to be industry leaders in modern methods of construction. The Yorkshire based family business...

Apply and Succeed - Haiqa Supports Final Year Students

Haiqa Baig will be contributing to the Career Booster Programme 2021 at the University of Bradford on Wednesday 28 April at 2.15pm.  Her focus will be examining experience and reflecting on lessons learnt from her personal perspective of the...

Colleges Property Development Conference

Further Education Colleges Property Development Conference- Tuesday 11th May 2021 We are excited to announce we are sponsoring the Further Education Colleges Property Development Conference held by Built Environment Networking.  Bill Barton is...

International Feature: Global Claims In Construction

Vladimir Vencl , Independent Construction Contracts Management Consultant QED Construction Consulting Services LLC Global Claims In Construction There are a lot of uncertainties surrounding global claims on construction projects. Most importantly,...
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