We are experienced providing advice on IT and technological service works packages within various sectors including Building Information Modelling, Integrated security systems, SCADA and telecoms work packages, leak detection systems, road traffic telematics and specialist communications systems.

Articles & papers

AI & Construction law: an essential and inevitable partnership

In an article that first appeared in the February 2019 edition of Building Magazine, Simon Tolson and Stacy Sinclair discuss risk management in the first of two articles on the applications of AI in construction law.

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"Artificial Intelligence and Law"

In this article Simon Tolson looks at the speculation that law is ripe for ‘uberisation’, becoming the next target of technological transformation. Explaining the current position of artificial intelligence in law, where it is progressing, ethical duties and what happens when it all goes wrong.

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JCT Insurance Option C and Works to Existing Structures

Mark Pantry takes a look at JCT Insurance Option C and how insurance arrangements for works to and within existing structures are sometimes more complicated that first expected.

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Do you really remember that? Witness evidence in international arbitration

Published in November last year, the ICC Commission Report The Accuracy of Fact: Witness Memory in International Arbitration is fascinating and provides real food for thought for arbitral practitioners who are about to engage in the process of taking witness statements. At its heart is the increasing scientific evidence, originally derived from criminal trials, that human memory is relatively fragile and can be “unwittingly corrupted”. In this Blog, Claire King reviews the report’s key findings and recommendations.

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Parental Control … Continued. Okpabi v Royal Dutch Shell and Another

Fenwick Elliott Senior Associate, Natalie Beeraje discusses the recent Supreme Court decision in Okpabi v Royal Dutch Shell. This is the latest in a line of important authorities considering parent company liability for claims brought against overseas subsidiaries. 

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Halliburton Company (Appellant) v Chubb Bermuda Insurance

The focus of Natalie Beeraje’s latest blog is the highly anticipated UK Supreme Court judgment in the case of Halliburton Company (Appellant) v Chubb Bermuda Insurance.

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Webinars & podcasts

Essential construction law update webinar in association with Building Magazine

Friday, 10 November 2017

This webinar delivered by experts covers the following key topics:

  • BIM and the legal landscape in 2017
  • Brexit: One year on
  • Adjudication law update
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Essential construction law update webinar in association with Building Magazine

Thursday, 20 October 2016

Our expert panel of speakers discuss what you need to know about key topics in Construction Law:

  • BIM & The Legal Landscape 2016
  • Brexit - disaster or opportunity for UK Construction Industry?
  • The Tender Process - be aware of the pitfalls
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7 October 2021

INfluence Skills

Listening, elicitation and rapport building to direct the right messages to the right stakeholders skilfully and authentically.

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Thursday, 30 September 2021 – 12pm (40mins + 10mins Q&A)

Inflation and material shortages: Protecting your position

With some predicting construction costs rising by 10% in the next twelve months and ongoing material shortages hitting the industry, Fenwick Elliott Partners David Bebb and Claire King look at the steps that can be taken to protect your position wherever you sit in the contractual chain.

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Wednesday 29 September 2021

The Pulse of Africa series: International Panel Discussion - Arbitration

Fenwick Elliott is proud to be sponsoring The Pulse of Africa series: International Panel Discussion - Arbitration.

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Tuesday 28 September 2021

Construction Week: Leaders in Construction KSA Summit

Construction Week have announced HMFE as silver sponsors of their highly anticipated conference — Leaders in Construction KSA Summit.

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Thursday 23 September 2021

GAR Live: Construction Disputes

Fenwick Elliott are proud sponsors of this year’s GAR Live: Construction Disputes Conference, held as part of Paris Arbitration Week.

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23 September 2021

INfluence Tactics

Understanding individual stakeholders and crafting effective messages to resonate with them.

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Wednesday 22 September 2021

Construction Week: Leaders in Construction UAE Summit

Fenwick Elliott are proud to be silver sponsors of the Leaders in Construction UAE Summit. 

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17 September – 9 October 2021

King’s College 2021 London FIDIC Summer School

Nicholas Gould, Jeremy Glover and Claire King will be speaking at the online King’s College 2021 London FIDIC Summer School.

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Case studies

Offering support when a project falls into delay

Our client, a global financial services firm, sought help when progress to upgrade work to a Data Centre being carried out by its contractor fell behind schedule and then further hit by a fatal accident.

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Closely controlled laboratory system

Acting for a contractor in relation to the alleged defective design and construction of a closely controlled laboratory system at a prestigious university in the UK.

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Airport construction dispute, UK

Advising, on a large airport development, when a dispute arose over the design and installation of the electronic building management system.

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Integrated security system for a national oil company, Middle East

Advising a leading international technology company acting as EPC Contractor for the design, procurement and installation of a fully integrated security system for a Middle Eastern country’s national oil and gas production and processing facilities. Contract value approximately $450 million.

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