April 2023

Legal developments in construction law: April 2023


In this edition: 

  1. Was the payment application late? Court considers ‘days’ and ‘clear days’ (but not fractions)
  2. Is your DRP enforceable?  Court of Appeal looks at the test
  3. When does a contractor owe a concurrent duty of care in tort?
  4. Responsible Actors Scheme: government sets out details and targets early summer start
  5. Responsible Actors Scheme: joining, not joining and consequences
  6. FIDIC contract guidance on effects of inflation and unavailability of goods and labour
  7. New infrastructure levy to replace s106 contributions
  8. HRB registration regulations and more Building Safety Act sections in force