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Category Archive: Construction

Construction

“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

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Challenging the Substantive Merits of an Adjudicator’s Decision on Enforcement

June 9, 2020| Adjudication, Construction

We recently represented the successful claimant in the case of J Tomlinson Limited v Balfour Beatty Group Limited, in which the Technology and Construction Court (the “TCC”) considered the limited exceptions where the enforcement of adjudicators’ decisions can be successfully … read more

Construction

Enforcement of an Adjudicator’s Decision and Stays of Execution

May 27, 2020| Adjudication, Construction

We recently represented the successful claimant in the case of J & B Hopkins Limited -v- Trant Engineering Limited, in which the Technology and Construction Court (the “TCC”) had to consider the enforcement of an adjudicator’s decision as well as … read more

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TCC Considers Design Obligations, Implied Terms of Fitness for Purpose and Causation

May 27, 2020| Construction, Construction Contracts

In the recent case of DBE Energy Ltd v Biogas Products Ltd, the Court considered a claim by DBE Energy Limited (“DBE”) for breach of contract and negligence against Biogas Products Limited (“Biogas”) in relation to the design, manufacture and … read more