Euan Pirie, partner in the specialist construction and engineering contracts advisory team at Harper Macleod LLP, looks at a solution to price uncertainty for construction materials when tendering big contracts.
Published 14 September 2021
The specialist construction contract advisory team at Harper Macleod has helped Fife Council beat the clock to close a housing deal with Robertson Construction Group Limited for seven sites across the Kingdom.
Published 10 September 2021
One of Scotland's leading architects has thrown his support behind a class-action lawsuit proposed by students of the Glasgow School of Art (GSA) who have accused the institution of failing to provide adequate tuition during the pandemic.
Published 30 August 2021
Two partners at law firm Harper Macleod have been accredited as Construction Law Specialists by the Law Society of Scotland.
Published 27 August 2021
Harper Macleod’s Infrastructure and Projects team has celebrated its 10th anniversary working with the Scottish Government’s hub Programme by looking back on its involvement in more than 40 projects with a total construction value of almost £1 billion.
Published 30 June 2021
As the Scottish Government prepares to update its COVID-19 construction sector guidance, Laura McCorquodale details the industry’s six-phase plan to resume work.
Published 28 May 2020
With the Scottish Government and the Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum advising that all non-essential building sites in Scotland should close in response to the coronavirus pandemic, Harper Macleod partner Michael Conroy outlines what this means for building projects that are governed by the JCT/SBCC of contracts.
Published 16 April 2020
With the Scottish Government and the Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum advising that all non-essential building sites in Scotland should close in response to the coronavirus pandemic, Harper Macleod partner Michael Conroy outlines what this means for building projects that are governed by the NEC suite of contracts.
Published 15 April 2020
Laura McCorquodale: Why 'without prejudice' wording does not create a magical force field of legal protection around documents
A construction adjudication enforcement case in North Lanarkshire highlights why the use of 'without prejudice' does not make documents inadmissible in subsequent proceedings, says Harper Macleod senior associate Laura McCorquodale.
Published 20 February 2020
Law firm Harper Macleod launched its ‘HM Construction Club’ this week, the first of a series of quarterly seminars scheduled to take place throughout the next year.
Published 13 December 2019
City Property has completed a series of three complex funding arrangements totalling £646 million having been advised by the banking & finance team at law firm Harper Macleod.
Published 11 November 2019
Harper Macleod’s Lewis Kemp looks at a recent case which has taken a new approach to dealing with the problematic application of prescription in construction cases.
Published 22 October 2019
Eildon Housing Association has secured a £40 million private placement deal with the Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC), the major investor’s first private placement with a Scottish housing association.
Published 12 July 2019
Euan Pirie from Harper Macleod highlights the imminent launch of NEC4
Published 24 May 2017
Euan Pirie from Harper Macleod discusses the limited "checks and balances" applied to project managers (PM) under nec 3 contracts.
Published 22 May 2017