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We are a full service law firm that provides our clients with tailored and integrated legal services across a wide range of practice areas. We combine a highly personal and responsive service with industry-leading expertise.

We are a full service law firm that provides our clients with tailored and integrated legal services across a wide range of practice areas. We combine a highly personal and responsive service with industry-leading expertise.

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United Kingdom

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We are a full service law firm that provides our clients with tailored and integrated legal services across a wide range of practice areas. We combine a highly personal and responsive service with industry-leading expertise.

Twitter:

@edwincoe

Language:

English


Episodes

Residential Construction Podcast Series: Tips for avoiding common pitfalls – Dispute Resolution

2/2/2022
In this podcast we provide a brief overview of the common forms of dispute resolution used in residential construction, including negotiation, mediation, adjudication, arbitration and litigation. For more information visit us on www.edwincoe.com or download our guide: What to know before you start digging a hole - A residential owner’s guide to construction works https://www.edwincoe.com/publications/what-to-know-before-you-start-digging-a-hole/

Duration:00:09:27

Residential Construction Podcast Series: Tips for avoiding common pitfalls – Defects 2

11/30/2021
In this podcast we continue our discussion of defects. We talk about what exactly qualifies as a defect, look at who might be responsible for certain types of defects, and discuss what an employer can do if a contractor will not agree to remedy defects . For more information visit us on www.edwincoe.com or download our guide: What to know before you start digging a hole - A residential owner’s guide to construction works...

Duration:00:07:29

Residential Construction Podcast Series: Tips for avoiding common pitfalls – Defects

10/20/2021
As we kick off the second year of our residential construction podcasts we commence our discussion of defects. Following a brief look at Retentions, we talk about defects which appear both prior to practical completion and during the defects liability period. We also look at some techniques to minimise defects disputes. For more information visit us on www.edwincoe.com or download our guide: What to know before you start digging a hole - A residential owner’s guide to construction works...

Duration:00:07:30

Litigation podcast series – The doctrine of economic duress in commercial transactions

10/7/2021
For the first time, the Supreme Court has considered the doctrine of economic duress in its recent judgment in Pakistan International Airline Corp v Times Travel (UK) Ltd [2021] UKSC 40 (“PIA”). While it is well established that the threat of an unlawful act can give rise to economic duress, the question of whether a threat to carry out a lawful act (such as threatening to lawfully terminate a contract) can amount to actionable economic duress has been more controversial and uncertain. In...

Duration:00:09:34

Trucks Cartel Claims – Summer 2021 update

9/24/2021
Please join our podcast with group litigation experts Zahira Hussain and David Greene, as they provide an update on the Edwin Coe Trucks Cartel claims. The podcast discusses the current status of the claims, who qualifies to join, the projected amount of damages, and how this litigation is funded on a no win, no fee basis. Background Edwin Coe, London’s leading group action firm, takes on truck manufacturers for claimants seeking damages from those who entered into a price fixing cartel....

Duration:00:13:02

Residential Construction Podcast Series: Tips for avoiding common pitfalls – Payment under a JCT Intermediate Building Contract

9/7/2021
In this podcast we use the JCT Intermediate Contract to talk through the payment process under a construction contract, from valuation, payment applications and payment certificates, to the final date for payment and the issuing of a payless notice. For more information visit us on www.edwincoe.com or download our guide: What to know before you start digging a hole - A residential owner’s guide to construction works...

Duration:00:07:34

Litigation podcast series – The importance of capturing all contract terms in writing

8/10/2021
In the fourth of our Litigation podcast series, Zahira Hussain looks at a recent High Court decision which serves as a timely reminder that, whilst a contract may be oral in whole or part, contractual terms are best fully recorded in writing at the time of the contract. Failure to do so can give rise to grave uncertainties. The High Court’s decision in Stonard v Green Shoots Capital UK Ltd also serves as a reminder that what parties put in writing in the aftermath of agreeing a contract is,...

Duration:00:05:54

Residential construction podcast series: Tips for avoiding common pitfalls – Contract prices

8/10/2021
In this podcast we talk about contract prices, in particular the reasons why the cost to an Employer under a ‘fixed-price’ contract can change. For more information visit us on www.edwincoe.com or download our guide: What to know before you start digging a hole - A residential owner’s guide to construction works https://www.edwincoe.com/publications/what-to-know-before-you-start-digging-a-hole/

Duration:00:06:28

Residential construction podcast series: Tips for avoiding common pitfalls – Letters of intent

7/13/2021
In our tenth podcast we discuss letters of intent. We look at when letters of intent might be useful, discuss the risks of using such letters and highlight provisions which should be included within letters of intent.

Duration:00:07:04

Residential construction podcast series: Tips for avoiding common pitfalls – Time and Construction Projects

6/16/2021
In this podcast we discuss your construction project and time – when is a Contractor entitled to more time, and what happens if the Works are not practically completed by the agreed Completion Date. For more information visit us on www.edwincoe.com or download our guide: What to know before you start digging a hole - A residential owner’s guide to construction works https://www.edwincoe.com/publications/what-to-know-before-you-start-digging-a-hole/

Duration:00:06:55

Residential construction podcast series: Tips for avoiding common pitfalls – The role of the contract administrator

5/12/2021
In our eighth podcast we look at the role of the contract administrator (“CA”). We review the various tasks which are undertaken by a CA and discuss a contract administrator’s obligation to act independently and impartially when administering a contract. For more information visit us on www.edwincoe.com or download our guide: What to know before you start digging a hole - A residential owner’s guide to construction works...

Duration:00:05:57

Litigation Podcast Series – Section 75 Consumer Credit Act: how it can help consumers get their money back

4/29/2021
The aftermath of Covid-19 is likely to see a surge in claims for breach of contract, with suppliers failing to provide goods and services purchased. Section 75 of the Consumer Credit Act can be used to help consumers claim for breach of contract if they have purchased goods or services using credit – either offered with the product/service or via credit card. Consumers are able to pursue the creditor for any misrepresentation or breach of contract in services or goods supplied. This is...

Duration:00:07:05

Residential construction podcast series: Tips for avoiding common pitfalls – Early construction lawyer involvement

4/7/2021
In our seventh podcast we discuss at what point in your project you should engage a construction solicitor, and the benefits of early lawyer involvement. For more information visit us on www.edwincoe.com or download our guide: What to know before you start digging a hole - A residential owner’s guide to construction works https://www.edwincoe.com/publications/what-to-know-before-you-start-digging-a-hole/

Duration:00:06:34

The use and abuse of furlough and Bounce Back Loans

3/10/2021
Since the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) was first announced on 20 March 2020, there have been numerous updates and variations to the scheme. Given the complexity and changing guidance in this area, there will be many circumstances where claims have been made for the furlough grants incorrectly across a range of culpability, from innocent mistakes to deliberate fraud and the whole range in between. Our podcast provides an outline of the steps being taken by HMRC to clawback sums...

Duration:01:03:40

Residential construction podcast series – Tips for avoiding common pitfalls: Insurance (Part 2)

3/2/2021
In our sixth podcast we continue our discussion on the different types of insurance which should be considered when undertaking a residential construction project. Specifically, we discuss public liability insurance, non-negligent insurance and latent defects insurance. For more information visit us on www.edwincoe.com or download our guide: What to know before you start digging a hole - A residential owner’s guide to construction works...

Duration:00:08:14

Property basics podcast – Episode 1: Cladding (Part 1)

2/10/2021
In this first in a series of Property Basics Podcasts, Harry Rudolf, Nada Al Ansari and Tim Clark discuss the recent problems and updates to do with cladding on residential buildings and EWS1 forms. They discuss why this has become such a problem for residential tenants when it comes to selling or remortgaging their flats and the other expenses that may be incurred in order for the cladding on a residential block to be remedied. Harry, Nada and Tim will be doing a follow up podcast with...

Duration:00:15:45

Litigation Podcast Series – Mediation: One particular way to resolve your dispute

2/9/2021
Mediation can be a valuable process to adopt if you do have a dispute. This is the second podcast in our litigation series and will focus on mediation. It will cover what is mediation and what it involves. It will also look at the advantages and disadvantages. For more information visit us on www.edwincoe.com

Duration:00:07:03

Residential construction podcast series – Tips for avoiding common pitfalls: Insurance (Part 1)

2/1/2021
In our fifth podcast we look at the different types of insurance which should be considered when undertaking a residential construction project. Specifically, we discuss insurance for existing structures, contract works insurance and professional indemnity insurance. For more information visit us on www.edwincoe.com or download our guide: What to know before you start digging a hole - A residential owner’s guide to construction works...

Duration:00:09:13

Start-up Podcast Series – Episode 1 - We want you to lift off/Legal services for start-ups and new businesses

1/29/2021
We understand the challenges that face entrepreneurs starting a new business and we pride ourselves on our ability to provide high quality, timely and cost-effective start-up legal advice from structuring your company, protecting your intellectual property, to appointing your first employee. We have designed three cost-effective legal packages to support you with all your legal needs. For more information visit, https://www.edwincoe.com/our-expertise/start-up/.

Duration:00:04:27

Litigation Podcast Series – How to fund your litigation costs

1/19/2021
In our first episode in our Litigation Podcast Series, Litigation Partner, Zahira Hussain discusses litigations costs and how to fund them. This topic is almost always a concern for potential litigants. This concern has become more pronounced in the current Covid-19 climate. For more information visit us on www.edwincoe.com

Duration:00:07:45