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Category Archive: Dispute Resolution

Construction

Carillion Liquidation

January 16, 2018| Dispute Resolution

The collapse of Carillion will have a huge impact across the construction industry, with the consequences felt by its staff as well as its employers, partners, and supply chain. It brings insolvency within the construction industry back into stark focus. … read more

construction

Valuation of Works Following a “Smash and Grab” Adjudication

November 16, 2017| Dispute Resolution, Payment

In the last few years, many cases have come before the courts relating to so-called “smash and grab” adjudications, which are founded on the argument that the paying party has failed to serve the necessary payment or pay less notice, … 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

Applications for Payment – The Importance of Getting the Timing Right

September 6, 2015| Construction Contracts, Dispute Resolution, JCT Contracts

Following contractual procedures is not always an easy task. For contractors and employers alike, the complex rules and procedures set out in many standard form construction contracts can be confusing. Mistakes often occur and this can be particularly problematic when … read more

Adjudication and Limitation Periods – You May Have Won The Battle, But Have You Won The War?

August 20, 2015| Adjudication, Dispute Resolution

The Supreme Court recently made its first decision on adjudication in the case of Aspect Contracts (Asbestos) Ltd v Higgins Construction Plc. The Court considered what entitlement a party who has been ordered to pay money in an adjudication has … 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