Nov 1, 2012
Introducing a glossary of construction legalese
Explanation of some common legal and contractural terms used in tender packages, insurance policies, legislation, and more.
Sep 1, 2012
Non-compete, non-solicitation and confidentiality clauses in employment contracts
Establishing the employment contract.
Jul 31, 2012
Managing the risk of change in snow removal work is something contractors need to think about.
Jun 1, 2012
Of backcharges, deficiencies, warranties and guarantees — Part 2
Considering the difference between "guarantee" and the concept of "warranty".
May 1, 2012
Of backcharges, deficiences, warranties and guarantees
Demystifying the confusion with backcharges, deficiencies, warranties and guarantees.
Apr 1, 2012
Risk management and project structure - part 2
The key feature that distinguishes these project structures from the other two is that, when properly set up, the project or construction manager does not actually perform the physical work.
Jul 15, 2011
Hold-harmless and indemnification clauses in winter maintenance contracts
The question of who is an occupier for the most part turns on who has responsibility for, or control over, the premises, and depends on the facts of each particular circumstance.
Jun 1, 2011
Think before you stop work
Situations can arise where a contractor or supplier might stop work for various reasons.
May 1, 2011
The Prime Contract and subcontractor obligations
If subcontractors are to be bound by a prime contract, they need to understand its terms.