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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


True Value Adjudications and Stays of Execution

May 14, 2020| Adjudication, Construction, Construction Contracts

In the case of Broseley London Limited v Prime Asset Management Limited (Trustee of the Mashel Family Trust), the Technology and Construction Court (the “TCC”) considered the applicability of true value adjudications as well as applications for stays of execution. … read more


Does Payment of an Adjudicator’s Fees Amount to a Waiver of the Right to Challenge their Decision?

May 7, 2020| Adjudication, Construction, Construction Contracts

In the recent case of Platform Interior Solutions Limited v ISG Construction Limited, the TCC considered a number of challenges to an adjudicator’s decision and also whether payment of the adjudicator’s fees constituted a waiver of the right to challenge … read more


Interpreting Indirect and Consequential Loss Exclusion Clauses

May 4, 2020| Construction, Construction Contracts

Traditionally, the English courts have applied a very narrow interpretation to indirect loss and expense exclusion clauses. In the recent case of 2 Entertain Video Ltd (“2E”) v Sony DADC Europe Ltd (“Sony”), the TCC has considered whether a more … read more

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COVID-19 or “Coronavirus” – Additional Guidance from NEC

April 29, 2020| COVID-19, NEC Contracts, NEC4 Contracts

As the consequences of COVID-19 continue to be felt throughout the construction industry, increasing numbers of clients and contractors are now having to tackle the contractual complexities of sites shutting and projects being delayed. Helpfully, the NEC4 contract board has … read more