The latest edition of the Lexology Getting the Deal Through – Shipbuilding guide has now been published. It is part of the series of law guides published by Law Business Research that provide an overview of specialist areas of the law in a variety of international jurisdictions. The tenth edition of this annual publication covers 9 jurisdictions, with leading practitioners from each jurisdiction answering the same key questions.
The chapter on shipbuilding contracts governed by the law of England and Wales is written by Haynes and Boone CDG, LLP’s William Cecil, Fiona Cain and Chrysa Kitsou. The chapter covers the following subjects: Participation and Ownership; Key Contractual Considerations; Pricing, Payment and Financing; Default Liabilities and Remedies; Contract Forms and Assignment as well as Updates and Trends. Read the chapter here.
The chapter on shipbuilding contracts governed by the law of England and Wales has been updated this year to include a section on the Coronavirus and revised commentary following the UK’s departure from the European Union and on environmental matters and autonomous vessels. New case law on extra work, the impact of assignment on sub-contractor claims and liquidated damages is also included.
Many of the topics in this chapter are covered in more detail in the 5th edition of The Law of Shipbuilding Contracts published May 2020.
Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research Ltd. This article was first published in Lexology Getting the Deal Through – Shipbuilding 2021 (Published: April 2021). For further information please click here.