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New Year, New...Lease?

With the New Year approaching, now is a popular time for Tenants to review their current leases, consider their options for renewal, and even enter into new leases. If you are a tenant or prospective tenant falling into any one of these categories, below...

Trish - The World Duathlon Champion

Our Commercial Property Director, Trish – The World Duathlon Champion We are delighted to announce that this weekend Trish Barton – our co-founder – became the World Duathlon Champion in her age group. The Championships – which...

Haiqa and Harry Qualify

Haiqa and Harry Qualify We are proud to announce that two of our trainees, Haiqa Baig and Harry Simpson, have recently qualified as solicitors. Their progression will strengthen the existing property and construction teams, especially in relation to...

Go Trish - World Duathlon Championships

Go Trish - World Duathlon Championships After a two-year break, the World Duathlon Championships returns to the sporting calendar this weekend in Aviles, Spain; Trish is on her way… Before the pandemic, Trish pre-qualified for the World...

What is ADR?

What is ADR? Well, it stands for alternative dispute resolution. However, it might not mean the same thing to everyone. For example, to some it means you are talking about a process that must be different from litigation and or arbitration. To others, it...

Chambers and Partners - Leading Individual in Construction Law

Bill Barton, Construction Director, has once again been recognised as a leading individual in the Chambers and Partners official rankings for 2022. Commenting on the rankings, Bill Barton, said: “Throughout an unprecedented 18 months we have...

Case Law Updates - October 2021

Exclusion of witness evidence? Mansion place limited v fox industrial services limited [2021] EWHC 2747 (TCC) Facts The Developer (Mansion Place) appointed the Contractor (Fox Industrial Services) under a contract dated early 2020, to design and...

FIDIC - Industry Leading Contract Drafting

Whether drafting and advising on amendments to the rainbow forms or drafting entirely bespoke contracts based on FIDIC, we have the experience and expertise to ensure your contract says what it is meant to say and does what it is meant to do. FIDIC –...

See you in Seoul!

"On the 29 October, I will be stepping on a plane and heading to Seoul, Korea. After the last 18 months, it is difficult to put into words just how excited I am, not just to be travelling, but to be meeting with friends and acquaintances both old and...

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...
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