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Right to adjudicate receives Mmaxximum protection

  • MacRoberts LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 20 2014

You may recall our e-update earlier this year on the case of T Clarke ( Scotland) Limited v. Mmaxx Underfloor Heating Limited (read update). T Clarke

Hunt and others v (1) Optima (Cambridge) Ltd and (2) Strutt and Parker (a Firm) - 2014 EWCA Civ 714, Lord Justice Maurice Kay, Lord Justice Tomlinson and Lord Justice Christopher Clarke

  • Fenwick Elliott Solicitors
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 15 2014

During 2002 - 2003 Optima (Cambridge) Ltd ("Optima") constructed two blocks of flats in Peterborough. Optima employed Strutt & Parker

Pure economic loss in tort difficulties when the contractual counterparty has no money

  • 4 Pump Court
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 13 2014

A recent High Court case shows how the court can be reluctant to fill a contractual hole when a counterparty is in a weak financial position

English courts emphasise mandatory nature of FIDIC DABs

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • Switzerland, United Kingdom
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  • October 13 2014

We reported recently on a decision of the Swiss Courts on the effect of clause 20 of the FIDIC contract where no Dispute Adjudication Board (DAB) had

Genesis Housing Association Ltd v Liberty Syndicate Management Ltd (for and on behalf of Syndicate 4472 at Lloyd's) 2012 EWHC 3105 (TCC)

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 10 2014

The recent case of Genesis Housing Association Ltd v Liberty Syndicate Management Ltd (for and on behalf of Syndicate 4472 at Lloyd's) 2012 EWHC

Court of Appeal refuses to extend duties of care for professional advisors

  • Taylor Wessing
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 9 2014

The Court of Appeal's interesting ruling in Hunt v Optima (Cambridge) Ltd 2014 EWCA Civ 714 overturns a first instance decision that found that

Adjudication: third party rights

  • Fenwick Elliott Solicitors
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • October 8 2014

As Mr Justice Ramsey explained, this claim raised the issue of the extent to which the rights of a third party enforceable under the Contracts

Swift adjudication will aid construction recovery

  • Rosling King LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 8 2014

The much-welcome recent growth in the construction sector is underlining the importance of ensuring major projects are kept on track and are not

How to claim a contribution

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 3 2014

In construction projects it is often the case that there are a number of parties involved. When something goes wrong, it is not always clear which

The use of tortious claims to overcome limitation periods in construction disputes

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 1 2014

A recent decision of the High Court has provided clarity as to the limitation period applicable to tortious claims against sub-contractors for