Construction Law International - December 2013


Construction Law International is the magazine of the IBA International Construction Projects Committee.

Launched in March 2006 and published quarterly, Construction Law International is a thought-provoking magazine with a balance of substantive and practical articles and news that anyone involved in the international construction industry will wish to receive.

In addition to feature articles, each issue includes latest updates from around the world, case updates and regular columns from experts across the globe. Construction Law International is sent to all members of the International Construction Projects Committee as part of their membership package. Back issues are available online.

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The evolution of expert witness law under UK and US jurisdictions
Steve Huyghe Sr and Adrian Chan reveal similarities and differences from both sides of the Atlantic.

Liabilities for design defects in a collaborative, integrated digital age
Jaime Gray and Jonnathan Bravo on challenges arising from projects using modern design techniques.


Good faith obligations in construction contracts: a sword or a shield?
Shona Frame investigates whether these clauses are merely aspirational, or whether they are enforceable.








From the Editors

Updates from Around the World
Ireland, Ukraine

Case Updates
England, Scotland

Superintendent’s certificates involving discretion in Australia

David Thomas QC
On liability capping and carve-outs

Special Report
Boston legal on a grand scale: ICP at the IBA Annual Conference, 2013

Book Review

From the Co-Chairs



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