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Professional consultants’ obligations to third parties

  • Winckworth Sherwood
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 17 2014

The Court of Appeal recently handed down a decision which will be welcomed by consultants and developers alike. Hunt & Ors v Optima (Cambridge) Ltd &

Enforcing an adjudicator's decision - right to recover costs

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 15 2014

The Technology and Construction Court has yet again shown its willingness to enforce an adjudicator's decision, and has considered the application of

England’s Court of Appeal considers net contribution clause in construction contract

  • Deacons
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 12 2014

Defects in construction projects are often caused by more than one party e.g. By contractors, subcontractors and other building consultants and

English court holds that building contractor’s claim in tort against its subcontractors accrued on or before practical completion and was time-barred

  • Deacons
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • September 12 2014

In the recent case of Co-operative Group Ltd v Birse Developments Ltd (In Liquidation) and Others, England's Technology and Construction Court held

UK: latest judgment illustrating the limited scope for challenging an adjudicator’s decision

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 9 2014

It is well established that the courts will not review the merits of an adjudicator's decision and will only set aside such a decision in the

Obrascon Huarte Lain SA v Her Majesty's Attorney General for Gibraltar: a rare look at the FIDIC form of contract

  • King & Spalding LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • September 6 2014

Mr Justice Akenhead's judgment in the case of Obrascon Huarte Lain SA v Her Majesty's Attorney General for Gibraltar2014 EWHC 1028 (TCC) provides

Notice provisions

  • Fenwick Elliott Solicitors
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 4 2014

One of the many cases Mr Justice Ramsey had to consider was whether or not Mercon had failed to comply with the notice requirements in clause 14 in

Once more into the breach building in breach of restrictive covenants

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 4 2014

The case of Darby & Darby (a firm) v Joyce highlights the need to carefully consider restrictive covenants prior to commencing building works. The

Sanctity of contract rates

  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 1 2014

Most fixed price contracts contain a breakdown of the contract sum from which rates can be extracted or a standalone schedule of rates for valuing

Clutching at straws

  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 1 2014

When seeking to enforce an international arbitral award, there is a longstanding rule that it will be enforced by a competent court of a country