Ashtons Legal appoints new Business Managers

Ashtons Legal has created and filled new Business Manager roles in a move designed to ensure that their experienced lawyers are able to concentrate on providing quality legal advice to clients while others support them to gro...

How will Brexit affect the housing market?

With political events in the UK moving at alarming speed, commentators are still speculating on what leaving Europe may mean for the housing market and construction industry.Early indicators are that where jobs are heavily de...

When talking the talk may mean walking the walk….

Negotiating contracts looks set to be tougher in future, with the news that clauses that require any changes to be made in writing and agreed by all the parties may not hold water. Anti-oral variation clauses often feature i...

“Adverse Weather” – has it affected your development project?

With the onset of winter storms, Storm Barney being the most recent example, have you considered what to do if this delays the work to your development?The two most commonly used forms of construction contracts, 'JCT contract...