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Yuanda v (1) Multiplex and (2) ANZ – “ascertaining and establishing” damages pre-adjudication under ABI bond
The Technology and Construction Court (TCC) has very recently handed down its judgment in Yuanda (UK) Co. Ltd v Multiplex Construction Europe Ltd and another.
Summary of Key Budget Announcements for Housing Providers
Following today's Budget announcement, the first since December's general election, Rishi Sunak has provided much to consider.
New Building Safety Fund of £1bn Announced
The Government has announced a new Building Safety Fund of £1bn to help fund the removal of unsafe materials from the external wall systems of all residential buildings over 18 metres in height, as defined in the Building Regulations. The fund will be open to both private and public sector building owners, but the platform
A message to our clients regarding Coronavirus/Covid 19
We are confident that our Business Continuity Plans will enable us to maintain our high level of service quality for clients.
Devonshires cements its commitment to the North with Leeds office expansion
We are pleased to announce that our Leeds office has moved to larger premises in the city to accommodate planned expansion.
Devonshires boost construction and engineering practice with new partner hire
A solicitor who previously worked at law firm Devonshires has returned to the firm as a partner to strengthen its growing construction and engineering practice.
Seven trainees join, six trainees move up and six trainees qualify
Devonshires have seen another successful year for its trainee solicitor programme - offering newly qualified roles to 100% of our 2017 trainee intake and welcoming seven new trainees!
Devonshires Celebrates: 100 Years of Women in Law with the First 100 Years Project
Donna McCarthy, Partner, discusses our recent 100 Years of Women in Law event with the First 100 Years Project.
What new government safety guidance means for tall building owners
Mark London, Partner, discusses what new government safety guidance means for tall building owners and walks through the implications.
Ban on Combustible Materials in External Wall Systems
The Building (Amendment) Regulations 2018 – SI 2018/1230 come into force on 21 December 2018. This article considers what this means for current and future projects.
Devonshires secures new ranking in 2018 Legal 500 Guide
The 2018 Legal 500 Guide has been published and we are delighted to have secured a new ranking for Infrastructure (including PFI and PPP).
Leading Construction Lawyer Joins the Devonshires Team
We are delighted to announce that leading Construction lawyer, Richard Anderson, today joins Devonshires as a Partner in our Construction & Engineering Department.