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Category Archive: Adjudication

Failure to Give Payment Notices and Pay Less Notices on Time

March 22, 2017| Adjudication, JCT Contracts, Payment

The recent case of Kersfield Developments (Bridge Road) Ltd v Bray and Slaughter Ltd (2017) is one of the latest in a long line of disputes about payment applications becoming due automatically in cases where the paying party has failed … read more

construction

Requirements for Valid Payment Applications and Pay Less Notices

January 18, 2017| Adjudication, JCT Contracts

There has recently been a wave of disputes between contracting parties about failures to issue payment notices and pay less notices. Paying parties will by now be well aware that failure to serve the correct notices on time can be … read more

The Dangers of Agreeing a Payment Schedule

October 23, 2016| Adjudication, JCT Contracts

Earlier this year, the case of Grove Developments Ltd v Balfour Beatty Regional Construction Ltd attracted a lot of attention when it was held by the court that the contractor had no further entitlement to interim payment following expiry of … read more

Can You Recover Adjudication Costs Under the Late Payment of Commercial Debts Act?

August 11, 2016| Adjudication, Dispute Resolution

When the Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998 was amended by the Late Payment of Commercial Debts Regulations 2013, a new right to recover “the reasonable costs of recovering a debt” was introduced. Since then, there has been … read more

Construction Scene

Can An Adjudicator Decide More Than One Dispute At The Same Time?

February 23, 2016| Adjudication

It is a well-established principle that only one dispute may be referred to an adjudicator in a single adjudication.  However, a question which has not previously come before the courts is whether the same adjudicator may be appointed in two … read more

Wakefield Office

17 Navigation Court
Calder Park
Wakefield
West Yorkshire
WF2 7BJ
Tel: 01924 258719
Fax: 01924 257666
enquiries@hklegal.co.uk

London Office

28 Queen Street
London
EC4R 1BB
enquiries@hklegal.co.uk