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Category Archive: Adjudication

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Appointing an Adjudicator Before Serving a Notice of Adjudication – a Fatal Mistake

September 9, 2020| Adjudication, Construction

In the recent case of Lane End Developments Construction Limited v Kingstone Civil Engineering Limited the court considered a claim for a declaration that an adjudicator’s decision should be set aside and/or not enforced as well as a cross claim … read more

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Adjudication Enforcement and Stays of Execution

July 30, 2020| Adjudication, Construction

In the case of WRW Construction Limited v Datblygau Davies Developments Limited, the Technology and Construction Court (QBD) (the “TCC”) considered the issue of enforcement of an adjudicator’s decision on a final account valuation and the appropriateness of a stay … read more

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Clarity on S&T v Grove Development – True Value Adjudications

July 20, 2020| Adjudication, Construction

In the case of Kew Holdings Limited v Donald Insall Associates Limited, the Technology and Construction Court (the “TCC”) considered the relevance of true value adjudications in circumstances where the outstanding adjudication award has already been enforced by summary judgment. … read more

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“No Crystallised Dispute” Jurisdictional Challenges

June 19, 2020| Adjudication, Construction, Construction Contracts

In the case of MW High Tech Projects UK Limited v Balfour Beatty Kilpatrick Limited, the Technology and Construction Court (the “TCC”) considered the operation of a “no crystallised dispute” challenge to the Adjudicator’s jurisdiction in the context of an … read more

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Insolvency and Adjudication: Clarity from the UK Supreme Court

June 18, 2020| Adjudication, Construction, Construction Contracts

In the case of Bresco Electrical Services Ltd (In Liquidation) v Michael J Lonsdale (Electrical) Ltd, the UK Supreme Court (the “UKSC”) considered important questions about the operation of two statutory regimes; namely, adjudication and insolvency set-off. In particular, the … read more