Right of Distress “Distress”, when used in this context, means the seizure of someone’s property to secure the performance of a duty. A landlord’s right of distress is a useful self-help remedy that allows a landlord to enforce its rights against a delinquent tenant under certain circumstances. When performed properly, it allows the landlord to […]read more
Contractual Clauses Providing for Alternative Dispute Resolution
Almost every construction contract on large projects contains a mechanism for the
parties to resolve disputes. Many provide for multiple stages of dispute resolution, but
all aim to resolve disagreements as efficiently as possible to ensure the parties’ efforts
are focused on the project itself. This paper provides an overview of the CCDC regime and discuss some of the most commonly-seen alternatives.